There are 11 ways to get from Long Beach to Stanford University by plane, train, bus, tram 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.

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Fly Los Angeles to San Jose, Caltrain  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain

$81 - $259

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Bus Megabus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Jose, CA

$39 - $56

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Fly Long Beach to Oakland, bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK
  2. Take the bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval

$59 - $286

Fly Long Beach to San Jose, Caltrain  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain

$53 - $260

Fly Long Beach to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Francisco (SFO) LGB - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain

$60 - $255

Bus to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose (SJC) SNA - SJC
  3. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain

$78 - $272

Tram to Burbank, fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC
  3. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain

$71 - $320

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Gilroy, Ca 6844 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gilroy Caltrain Station to 1St & Santa Clara 68 / ...

$43 - $118

Bus Tufesa  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Los Angeles to San Jose, CA

$54 - $81

Train  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Coast Starlight

$74 - $191

Drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Long Beach to Stanford University 385.1 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Long Beach to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Long Beach, Ca and arriving at Santa Teresa @ New Guinea via Los Angeles, Ca, Gilroy Caltrain Station, Santa Clara & 1St and Caltrain University Circle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 12 min.

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The distance between Long Beach and Stanford University is 340 miles. The road distance is 385.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Beach to Stanford University without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Long Beach to Stanford University, including transfers.

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Long Beach to Stanford University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Long Beach to Stanford University is to bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Long Beach to Stanford University bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at 1St & Santa Clara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Beach to Stanford University is 385 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to drive from Long Beach to Stanford University.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Airport.

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Map of how to get from Long Beach to Stanford University.
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  • Distance: 339.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Long Beach to Stanford University every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Long Beach to Stanford University once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 10 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Long Beach to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Long Beach to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
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
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Long Beach, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Gilroy Caltrain Station to 1St & Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to E San Fernando / 1st Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Downtown Los Angeles to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
GotoBus

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