There are 7 ways to get from Berkeley to Stanford University by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

BART, Caltrain  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the BART from Downtown Berkeley BART Station to Millbrae BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain Local / ...

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

BART, bus via San Bruno BART Station  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the BART from Downtown Berkeley BART Station to San Bruno BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae
  2. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr

$7 - $9

5 alternative options

BART, bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the BART from Downtown Berkeley BART Station to Union City BART Station Warm Springs/South Fremont - Richmond
  2. Take the bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval Db

$7 - $8

Line 6 bus, line 99 bus, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Shattuck Av:Center St to Thomas L Berkley Way 6 / ...
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Hayward BART Station to Union City BART 99 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval Db

$16 - $26

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berkeley to Stanford University 40.9 miles

$220 - $280

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Berkeley to Stanford University 40.9 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  56 min

  1. Take an Uber from Berkeley to Stanford University 40.9 miles

$65 - $85

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Berkeley to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Shattuck Av:Center St and arriving at Stanford Oval via Oakland, Ca, Hayward BART Station and Union City BART. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Berkeley and Stanford University is 31 miles. The road distance is 40.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Berkeley to Stanford University without a car is to BART and Caltrain which takes 2 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Berkeley to Stanford University, including transfers.

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Berkeley to Stanford University bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Shattuck Av:Center St station.

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Berkeley to Stanford University bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Stanford Oval station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berkeley to Stanford University is 41 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Berkeley to Stanford University.

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Map of how to get from Berkeley to Stanford University.
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  • Distance: 31.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between Berkeley, CA, USA and Stanford University, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Berkeley to Stanford University via Thomas L Berkley Way, Oakland, Ca, Hayward, Ca, Hayward BART Station, Union City BART, and Stanford Oval in around 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Downtown Berkeley BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Downtown Berkeley BART Station to Union City BART Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Downtown Berkeley BART Station to San Bruno BART Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Shattuck Av:Center St to Thomas L Berkley Way
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Hayward BART Station to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Berkeley to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$65 - $85
UberX
$65 - $85
WAV
$65 - $85
UberXL
$95 - $120
Select
$130 - $170
Black
$180 - $230
Black SUV
$200 - $250
Taxi from Berkeley to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$220 - $280
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
Vallejo City Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 707-643-3333
Website
citytaxicabvallejo.com

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