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There are many ways to get to CSM.

SamTrans operates one bus routes to the college: Route 250 – Hillsdale Shopping Center, Downtown San Mateo, and San Mateo Caltrain Station.

All buses have wheelchair lifts and accommodate two to four bikes. Route 250 provides weekday service until 10:25 pm. There is limited service on weekends. Routing information is available at 1-800-660-4287 and Printed schedules are also available at the Center for Student Life and Leadership Development in Building 17, Room 112.

Online Trip Planning
Routing information is available at 1-800-660-4287 and
College of San Mateo offers current CSM students one free roundtrip ride per day to/from CSM via Lyft.
The free CSM Shuttle begins service on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, with hourly pick-ups and drop-offs between the Millbrae BART/Caltrain Station and CSM. It will run Monday–Friday from 7:10 am – 2:15 pm.