There are 5 ways to get from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station by 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

Caltrain  •  23 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain Bullet / ...

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Murchison Dr to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 19 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 19 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 19 miles

$28 - $40

What companies run services between Millbrae, CA, USA and Palo Alto Caltrain Station, CA, USA?

Caltrain operates a train from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

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
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Murchison Dr to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $85
ASSIST
$28 - $40
uberX
$28 - $40
WAV
$28 - $40
uberXL
$45 - $60
SELECT
$60 - $80
BLACK
$85 - $110
SUV
$90 - $120
Taxi from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station?

The distance between Millbrae and Palo Alto Caltrain Station is 26 km. The road distance is 30 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station?

The cheapest way to get from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station?

The quickest way to get from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station is to Caltrain which takes 23 min and costs $4 - $6.

Is there a direct train between Millbrae and Palo Alto Caltrain Station?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Millbrae Caltrain and arriving at Palo Alto Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

Is there a direct bus between Millbrae and Palo Alto Caltrain Station?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from El Camino Real & Murchison Dr and arriving at Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Millbrae to Palo Alto Caltrain Station?

The Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain takes 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.