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There are 6 ways to get from El Cerrito 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  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the BART from El Cerrito del Norte to Millbrae Red
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain Local / ...

$14 - $19

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the BART from El Cerrito del Norte to San Bruno Red
  2. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr

$7 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Mission St & 1st St to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave 398
  2. Take the bus from El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr

$7 - $14

Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from El Cerrito to Stanford University 46.2 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from El Cerrito to Stanford University 46.2 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  1h

  1. Take an Uber from El Cerrito to Stanford University 46.2 miles

$70 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Cerrito to Stanford University is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from El Cerrito to Stanford University is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Cerrito to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from San Pablo Av:Bayview Av and arriving at Campus Oval via Mission St & 1st St, El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave and Caltrain Platform South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between El Cerrito and Stanford University is 35 miles. The road distance is 46.2 miles.

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The best way to get from El Cerrito to Stanford University without a car is to BART and Caltrain which takes 2h 28m and costs $13 - $19.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from El Cerrito to Stanford University, including transfers.

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El Cerrito to Stanford University bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Mission St & 1st St station.

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El Cerrito to Stanford University bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Cerrito to Stanford University is 46 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from El Cerrito to Stanford University.

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There are 368+ hotels available in Stanford University. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from El Cerrito to Stanford University.
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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

You can take a bus from El Cerrito to Stanford University via Transbay Temp Terminal, Mission St & 1st St, El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1, Caltrain Platform South, and Campus Oval in around 4h 1m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from El Cerrito del Norte to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
bart.gov
Subway from El Cerrito del Norte to San Bruno
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 1st St to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from El Cerrito to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$65 - $80
Assist
$70 - $80
UberX
$70 - $80
WAV
$70 - $80
Comfort
$95 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $130
Select
$150 - $180
Black
$200 - $230
Black SUV
$240 - $270
Taxi from El Cerrito to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Vallejo City Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 707-643-3333
Website
citytaxicabvallejo.com

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