New to SamTrans? Check out our How To Ride page.

SamTrans provides bus service throughout San Mateo County including the Coastside and parts of San Francisco and Palo Alto.

Find your way on SamTrans with the following tools 

Schedules Tab - On the Schedules Tab (top right) use the search bar, or scroll, to find SamTrans routes near you or your destination.

  • On a route page, use the live map to see real-time bus locations.

  • Click on the bus icon to quickly see all the stops served by this route.


Trip Planner - Use the Trip Planner tab on the top left to find the best routes for your trip (Google Maps). 

  • Enter your start and end location to see what routes work best for your trip.

  • Google Maps will provide transit directions and a fare estimate for the trip.