There are 5 ways to get from Millbrae to Stanford University 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  •  48 min

  1. Bullet / ...

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Ecr

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. 20.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  27 min

  1. 20.6 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  27 min

  1. 20.6 miles

$30 - $45

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 $4 - $6 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Millbrae to Stanford University 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 Stanford University
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$65 - $85
ASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
WAV
$30 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $65
SELECT
$70 - $90
BLACK
$90 - $120
SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from Millbrae to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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

The distance between Millbrae and Stanford University is 27 km. The road distance is 33 km.

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

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

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.

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 1 h 59 min.

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