There are 4 ways to get from Fresno to Palo Alto by bus, car, plane or train

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

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Bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6774

$25 - $54

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Fresno to Palo Alto 167.2 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  3 h 41 min

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

$187 - $660

Fly to San Jose  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to San Jose (SJC) FAT - SJC

$116 - $558

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The cheapest way to get from Fresno to Palo Alto is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno to Palo Alto is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Fresno and Palo Alto is 140 miles. The road distance is 167.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Fresno to Palo Alto, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Fresno, CA, USA and Palo Alto, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fresno to Palo Alto hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and four other airlines fly from Fresno to Palo Alto hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fresno to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fresno to San Jose via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Fresno to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Fresno to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Fresno to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fresno to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
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
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 Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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