Downtown Transportation Information
Getting to Downtown Redwood City is a snap! We have easy freeway access, and also are well connected to regional transit systems. We are located in San Mateo County on the center of the San Francisco Peninsula, about 25 miles from San Francisco and 27 miles from San Jose.
Highway 101 – If you are coming from north of Redwood City, take the Whipple Avenue exit off of the 101. The off-ramp will turn into Veterans Boulevard. At the light, don’t turn right on Whipple, but proceed straight for another quarter of a mile or so. Turn right on Middlefield Road and you are there! From south of Redwood City, take the Woodside Road exit. Take Woodside road south for about a half of a mile, and then turn right on Middlefield Road. After another half-mile or so you have arrived!
Interstate 280 – From north or south of Redwood City, take the Woodside Road exit. Head north on Woodside for about 3 miles, and turn left on Middlefield Road.
Caltrain - The Redwood City Caltrain stop is right in the heart of Downtown. Click here for Caltrain schedule information.
BART – Bay Area Rapid Transit doesn’t extend down to Redwood City yet, but the new SFO extension features a transfer point in Millbrae to the Caltrain, which will bring you right into Downtown.
SamTrans has multiple routes which provide access to Downtown Redwood City. Click here for route and schedule information.