Travel options for:
Nearby airports Palo Alto

San Francisco (SFO)  •  35 min

$5 - $7

San Jose (SJC)  •  23 min

$4 - $6

Oakland (OAK)  •  1 h 56 min

$12 - $14

Sacramento (SMF)  •  4 h 53 min

  1. ×2

$36 - $83

Fresno (FAT)  •  5 h 30 min

  1. ×3

$26 - $74

  • Palo Alto Accommodation
  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Car Hire
  • Compare Best Rates
  • Things to do
  • View attractions

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 $5 - $7 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fresno (FAT) to Palo Alto via Amtrak/Greyhound, Fresno, Ca, San Jose, Ca, Santa Clara & Montgomery, Santa Clara & 2Nd, and Santa Clara & 1St in around 5 h 30 min.

How to get from Nearby airports to Palo Alto

From Millbrae Caltrain Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain.35 min$5
From Santa Clara Caltrain Caltrain to California Ave Caltrain.23 min$5
From Oakland International Airport BART Station BART to Coliseum BART Station, BART to Union City BART Station, walk to Union City BART, then bus to University Av:Middlefield Rd.1 h 56 min$13
From Terminal A bus to J St. at 4th St., walk to Sacramento Amtrak, train to Santa Clara Amtrak, walk to Santa Clara Caltrain, then Caltrain to California Ave Caltrain.4 h 53 min$62
From Airport bus to Amtrak/Greyhound, walk to Fresno, Ca, bus to San Jose, Ca, walk to Santa Clara & Montgomery, bus to Santa Clara & 2Nd, walk to Santa Clara & 1St, then line 522 bus to El Camino & California.5 h 30 min$46

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

The Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain takes 35 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 35 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Nearby airports to Palo Alto. However, there are services departing from Airport and arriving at El Camino & California via Fresno, Ca, Santa Clara & Montgomery and Santa Clara & 1St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

Operators from Nearby airports to Palo Alto

Caltrain+1 650-508-6200Caltrain
AC TransitAC Transit
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
Santa Clara VTA+1 408-321-2300Santa Clara VTA