There are 6 ways to get from Milpitas to Stanford University by tram, 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

Line 902 tram, Caltrain  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 902 tram from River Oaks Station to Mountain View Station 902
  2. Take the Caltrain from Mountain View Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain Local / ...

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 217 bus, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 217 bus from Serra Way:Main St to Fremont BART Station 217
  2. Take the bus from Fremont BART to Campus Oval Ae-F / ...

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

Line 66 bus, line 522 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 66 bus from Main & Serra to 2Nd & Santa Clara 66
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara & 1St to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 522 / ...

$4

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Milpitas to Stanford University 18.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Milpitas to Stanford University 18.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Milpitas to Stanford University 18.2 miles

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Milpitas to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Main & Serra and arriving at Tresidder Union via Santa Clara & 1St and Caltrain University Circle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Milpitas and Stanford University is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Milpitas to Stanford University without a car is to line 902 tram and Caltrain which takes 1 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Milpitas to Stanford University, including transfers.

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Milpitas to Stanford University bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from Main & Serra station.

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Milpitas to Stanford University bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Palo Alto Caltrain Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milpitas to Stanford University is 18 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Milpitas to Stanford University.

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There are 381+ hotels available in Stanford University. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milpitas to Stanford University.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Milpitas to Stanford University via 2Nd & Santa Clara, Santa Clara & 1St, Palo Alto Caltrain Station, Caltrain University Circle, and Tresidder Union in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from River Oaks Station to Mountain View Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Mountain View Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Main & Serra to 2Nd & Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & 1St to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Serra Way:Main St to Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Fremont BART Station to Stanford Oval
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Stanford Marguerite Shuttle
Phone
+1 650-723-9362
Email
transportation@stanford.edu
Website
marguerite.stanford.edu
Bus from Fremont BART to Campus Oval
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transportation.stanford.edu
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Milpitas to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
UberXL
$40 - $55
Select
$60 - $80
Black
$80 - $110
Black SUV
$90 - $120
Taxi from Milpitas to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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