There are 8 ways to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University by subway, bus, tram, train, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

BART, bus  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the BART from Coliseum to Fremont Orange / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fremont BART to Campus Oval Ae-F / ...

$9 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Daly City BART-Bay 1 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr

$8 - $11

6 alternative options

BART, tram, Caltrain  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the BART from Oakland International Airport to Coliseum
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum to Embarcadero
  3. Take the tram from Metro Embarcadero Station to King St & 4th St N / ...
  4. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain

$19 - $22

BART, night bus  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the BART from Coliseum to Union City Orange / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Union City BART to Campus Oval Eb

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University 30.4 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University 30.4 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  44 min

  1. Take a town car from Oakland Airport to Stanford University 30.4 miles

$140 - $200

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University 30.4 miles

$50 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Oakland International Airport and arriving at Palo Alto Caltrain via Coliseum, Metro Embarcadero Station and San Francisco Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Oakland Airport (OAK) and Stanford University is 20 miles. The road distance is 30.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University without a car is to BART and bus which takes 2h 42m and costs $9 - $18.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University, including transfers.

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Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University train services, operated by BART, depart from Oakland International Airport station.

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Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Palo Alto Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University is 30 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University.

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There are 368+ hotels available in Stanford University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University.
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  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Duration: 2h 42m

What companies run services between Oakland Airport (OAK), USA and Stanford University, CA, USA?

SamTrans operates a bus from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Fremont
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Oakland International Airport to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Embarcadero
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Union City
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from Metro Embarcadero Station to King St & 4th St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Union City BART to Campus Oval
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transportation.stanford.edu
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Fremont BART Station to Stanford Oval
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
AC Transit
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Daly City BART-Bay 1 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers
Towncar from Oakland Airport to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Private
$140 - $200
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $60
Assist
$50 - $60
UberX
$50 - $60
WAV
$50 - $60
Comfort
$70 - $80
UberXL
$75 - $85
Select
$110 - $130
Black
$150 - $170
Black SUV
$170 - $200
Taxi from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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