Travel options for:
Nearby airports Palo Alto

San Francisco (SFO)  •  23 min

$4 - $6

San Jose (SJC)  •  23 min

$3 - $5

Oakland (OAK)  •  1 h 49 min

  1. ×3

$18 - $21

Sacramento (SMF)  •  4 h 55 min

  1. ×2

$35 - $82

Fresno (FAT)  •  4 h 52 min

$26 - $66

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Travel from Nearby-Airports to Palo-Alto

Bus or train from Nearby airports to Palo Alto?

Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco (SFO) to Palo Alto hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fresno (FAT) to Palo Alto hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

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How to get from Nearby airports to Palo Alto

From Millbrae Caltrain Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain.23 min$4
From Santa Clara Caltrain Caltrain to California Ave Caltrain.23 min$4
From Oakland International Airport BART to Coliseum, BART to Embarcadero, walk to Metro Embarcadero Station, tram to King St & 4th St, walk to San Francisco Caltrain, then Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain.1 h 49 min$20
From Terminal A bus to J St. at 8th St., walk to Sacramento Amtrak, train to Santa Clara Amtrak, walk to Santa Clara Caltrain, then Caltrain to California Ave Caltrain.4 h 55 min$61
From Airport bus to Amtrak/Greyhound, walk to Fresno, Ca, bus to San Jose, Ca, walk to San Jose Diridon Caltrain, then Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain.4 h 52 min$47

How long does it take to get from Nearby airports to Palo Alto?

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

Is there a direct train between Nearby airports and Palo Alto?

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.

Operators from Nearby airports to Palo Alto

Caltrain+1 650-508-6200Caltrain
San Francisco Municipal Transportation AgencySan Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Yolobus+1 530-666-2877Yolobus
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Fresno County Rural Transit AgencyFresno County Rural Transit Agency
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222Greyhound USA