There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Stanford University by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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

Fly to San Francisco  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to San Francisco (SFO) BOS - SFO

$158 - $479

Cheapest option

Fly to San Jose  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to San Jose (SJC) BOS - SJC

$157 - $577

4 alternative options

Fly to Oakland  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Oakland (OAK) BOS - OAK

$205 - $635

Train, BART  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
  3. Take the BART from Richmond to Millbrae

$438 - $1,307

Bus  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Las Vegas, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Jose, Ca

$311 - $785

Drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Drive from Boston to Stanford University 3156.8 miles

$300 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Stanford University is to fly which costs $150 - $480 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Stanford University is to fly which costs $150 - $480 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The distance between Boston and Stanford University is 2706 miles. The road distance is 3156.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Boston to Stanford University, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Stanford University.
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  • Distance: 2705.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 15 min

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

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and five other airlines fly from Boston to Stanford University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Stanford University via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Las Vegas, Nv, San Jose, Ca, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, Palo Alto Caltrain, Caltrain University Circle, and Serra @ Encina Hall in around 3 days 5 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to San Jose via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Oakland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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 New York, Ny to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
2 days 11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$230 - $390
Flexible
$460 - $600
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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