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There are 5 ways to get from Davis to Stanford University by train, bus, subway, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Davis Amtrak Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval Db

$34 - $65

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Train, BART, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Davis Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
  2. Take the BART from Richmond BART Station to San Bruno BART Station Red
  3. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr

$33 - $61

3 alternative options

Train, BART  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Davis Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the BART from Richmond BART Station to Millbrae BART Station Red

$39 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Davis to Stanford University 103.8 miles

$10 - $15

Fly, Caltrain  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain

$79 - $202

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The cheapest way to get from Davis to Stanford University is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Davis to Stanford University is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Davis and Stanford University is 81 miles. The road distance is 103.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Davis to Stanford University without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Davis to Stanford University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Davis to Stanford University is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Davis to Stanford University.

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United Airlines offers flights from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 366+ hotels available in Stanford University. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Davis to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 56 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Davis to Stanford University.
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  • Distance: 81.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

There is no direct connection from Davis to Stanford University. However, you can take the train to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak, take the walk to Coliseum BART Station, take the BART to Union City BART Station, take the walk to Union City BART, take the bus to Stanford Oval, then take the walk to Stanford University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Davis to Stanford University via Richmond Amtrak, Richmond BART Station, Millbrae BART Station, Millbrae Caltrain, and Palo Alto Caltrain in around 4 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Davis Amtrak Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Davis Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond BART Station to San Bruno BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $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
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

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