There are 7 ways to get from Oakland to Stanford University by subway, 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

BART, Caltrain  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Millbrae Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain Bullet / ...

$11 - $16

Cheapest option

BART, bus via San Bruno  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to San Bruno Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr

$6 - $9

5 alternative options

BART, bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Union City Warm Springs/South Fremont - Richmond
  2. Take the bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval Db

$7 - $8

Line 6781 bus, line 99 bus, bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 6781 bus from Oakland, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Hayward BART Station to Union City BART 99 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval Db

$15 - $23

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oakland to Stanford University 35.9 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Stanford University 35.9 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  46 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland to Stanford University 35.9 miles

$55 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Stanford University is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to Stanford University is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs $200 - $240.

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The distance between Oakland and Stanford University is 43 km. The road distance is 57 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Oakland to Stanford University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oakland to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Oakland, Ca and arriving at Stanford Oval via Hayward BART Station and Union City BART. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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

You can take a bus from Oakland to Stanford University via Hayward, Ca, Hayward BART Station, Union City BART, and Stanford Oval in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Union City
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to San Bruno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
Bus from Hayward BART Station to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oakland to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$75 - $95
ASSIST
$55 - $75
uberX
$55 - $75
WAV
$55 - $75
uberXL
$80 - $110
SELECT
$110 - $150
BLACK
$160 - $200
SUV
$180 - $230
Taxi from Oakland to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
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

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