There are 7 ways to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University by subway, tram, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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

BART, tram, Caltrain  •  2 h 15 min

  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

$18 - $21

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the BART from Coliseum to Union City Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval Db

$12 - $14

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

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

$170 - $210

Drive  •  42 min

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

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  42 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Oakland Airport to Stanford University

$85 - $120

Towncar  •  42 min

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

$140 - $200

Uber  •  42 min

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

$45 - $65

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

There is no direct connection from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University. However, you can take the BART to Coliseum, take the BART to Embarcadero, take the walk to Metro Embarcadero Station, take the tram to King St & 4Th St, take the walk to San Francisco Caltrain, take the Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain, then take the walk to Stanford University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University via Coliseum, Union City, Union City BART, and Stanford Oval in around 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Oakland International Airport to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Embarcadero
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Union City
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$65 - $90
ASSIST
$45 - $65
uberX
$45 - $65
WAV
$45 - $65
uberXL
$70 - $90
SELECT
$100 - $130
BLACK
$130 - $170
SUV
$150 - $190
Taxi from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Oakland Airport to Stanford University
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Towncar from Oakland Airport to Stanford University
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oakland Airport (OAK) and Stanford University is 32 km. The road distance is 49 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs $170 - $210.

It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Stanford University, including transfers.