There are 6 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 7 min

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

$12 - $17

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  2 h 31 min

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

$7 - $8

4 alternative options

Line 6781 bus, line 99 bus, bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 6781 bus from Oakland, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  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 - $27

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

The cheapest way to get from Berkeley to Stanford University is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berkeley to Stanford University is to taxi which costs $220 - $280 and takes 56 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Berkeley to Stanford University, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Berkeley to Stanford University via 19th St. Oakland, Oakland, Ca, Hayward, Ca, Hayward BART Station, Union City BART, and Stanford Oval in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Downtown Berkeley to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Downtown Berkeley to Union City
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Hayward BART Station to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
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
POOL
$75 - $100
ASSIST
$65 - $85
uberX
$65 - $85
WAV
$65 - $85
uberXL
$95 - $120
SELECT
$130 - $170
BLACK
$180 - $230
SUV
$200 - $260
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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