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There are 6 ways to get from Millbrae to Stanford University by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain, bus  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from Caltrain University Circle to Tresidder Union Y / ...

$5 - $7

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Bus  •  1h 56m

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

$2 - $3

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Caltrain  •  1h

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

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  27m

  1. Take a taxi from Millbrae to Stanford University 20.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  27m

  1. Drive from Millbrae to Stanford University 20.6 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  27m

  1. Take an Uber from Millbrae to Stanford University 20.6 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Millbrae to Stanford University is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Millbrae to Stanford University is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Millbrae to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from El Camino Real & Murchison Dr and arriving at Tresidder Union via Caltrain University Circle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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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 35m.

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The distance between Millbrae and Stanford University is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Millbrae to Stanford University without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 1h 4m and costs $5 - $7.

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It takes approximately 1h 4m to get from Millbrae to Stanford University, including transfers.

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Millbrae to Stanford University bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from El Camino Real & Murchison Dr station.

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Millbrae to Stanford University train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Millbrae Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from Millbrae to Stanford University is to Caltrain which takes 1h and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 1h 56m.

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  • Distance: 16.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 4m

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

Caltrain operates a train from Millbrae to Stanford University hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 35m. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Millbrae to Stanford University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 27m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stanford Marguerite Shuttle
Phone
+1 650-723-9362
Email
transportation@stanford.edu
Website
marguerite.stanford.edu
Bus from Caltrain University Circle to Tresidder Union
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transportation.stanford.edu
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Murchison Dr to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Millbrae to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $60
Assist
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$70 - $95
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from Millbrae to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
27m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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

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

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Millbrae to Stanford University train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Palo Alto Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Millbrae to Stanford University is 21 miles. It takes approximately 27m to drive from Millbrae to Stanford University.

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