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There are 6 ways to get from Livermore to Palo Alto by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, Caltrain  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Lva Livermore Station to Scc Santa Clara Station Ace
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to California Ave Caltrain Local / ...

$12 - $16

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Train, line 22 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lva Livermore Station to Scc Santa Clara Station Ace
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to El Camino & Churchill 22

$10 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus, line 97 bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Livermore Transit Center to East Dublin Pleasanton Bart 10R / ...
  2. Take the line 97 bus from Bay Fair BART Station to Union City BART 97 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Union City BART to University Av:Middlefield Rd Db

$11 - $12

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Livermore to Palo Alto 38.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Livermore to Palo Alto 38.2 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  46 min

  1. Take an Uber from Livermore to Palo Alto 38.2 miles

$55 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Livermore to Palo Alto is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Livermore to Palo Alto is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Livermore station to Palo Alto. However, there are services departing from Lva Livermore Station and arriving at California Ave Caltrain via Santa Clara Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Livermore and Palo Alto is 27 miles. The road distance is 38.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Livermore to Palo Alto without a car is to train and Caltrain which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $11 - $16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Livermore to Palo Alto, including transfers.

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Livermore to Palo Alto train services, operated by Altamont Corridor Express, arrive at Lva Livermore Station.

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The best way to get from Livermore to Palo Alto is to train and Caltrain which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $11 - $16. Alternatively, you can bus and line 97 bus, which costs $11 - $12 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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Livermore to Palo Alto train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at California Ave Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Livermore to Palo Alto is 38 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Livermore to Palo Alto.

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Map of how to get from Livermore to Palo Alto.
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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Livermore to Palo Alto via Scc Santa Clara Station and Santa Clara Caltrain in around 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Livermore to Palo Alto via East Dublin Pleasanton Bart, Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station, Bay Fair BART Station, and Union City BART in around 3 h 33 min.

Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Lva Livermore Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
ACE
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to California Ave Caltrain
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to El Camino & Churchill
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Wheels Bus
Website
wheelsbus.com
Bus from Livermore Transit Center to East Dublin Pleasanton Bart
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
wheelsbus.com
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Bay Fair BART Station to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to University Av:Middlefield Rd
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Livermore to Palo Alto
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $65
Assist
$55 - $75
UberX
$55 - $75
WAV
$55 - $75
UberXL
$85 - $110
Select
$120 - $160
Black
$170 - $210
Black SUV
$180 - $240
Taxi from Livermore to Palo Alto
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260

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