There are 7 ways to get from Palo Alto to Fremont by bus, subway, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, BART  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlefield Rd:Lytton Av to Union City BART Db
  2. Take the BART from Union City BART Station to Fremont BART Station Warm Springs/South Fremont - Richmond / ...

$3 - $5

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Bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Embarcadero Rd:Wildwood Ln to Walnut Av:Liberty St U / ...

$0 - $3

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Bus, line 99 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Middlefield Rd:Lytton Av to Union City BART Db
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Union City BART to Fremont Blvd:Mowry Av 200 / ...

$5

Caltrain, train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from California Ave Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Fmt Fremont Station Ace / ...

$10 - $41

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palo Alto to Fremont 16.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Palo Alto to Fremont 16.8 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Palo Alto to Fremont 16.8 miles

$28 - $40

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Embarcadero Rd:Wildwood Ln and arriving at Walnut Av:Liberty St. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palo Alto to Fremont station. However, there are services departing from California Ave Caltrain and arriving at Fmt Fremont Station via Scc Santa Clara Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Palo Alto and Fremont is 11 miles. The road distance is 16.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Palo Alto to Fremont without a car is to bus and BART which takes 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Palo Alto to Fremont, including transfers.

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Palo Alto to Fremont bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Embarcadero Rd:Wildwood Ln station.

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Palo Alto to Fremont train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from California Ave Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from Palo Alto to Fremont is to bus which takes 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Caltrain and train, which costs and takes 1 h 18 min.

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Palo Alto to Fremont bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Walnut Av:Liberty St station.

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Palo Alto to Fremont train services, operated by Altamont Corridor Express, arrive at Fmt Fremont Station.

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Map of how to get from Palo Alto to Fremont.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Palo Alto, CA, USA and Fremont, CA, USA?

AC Transit operates a bus from Palo Alto to Fremont 4 times a day. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 54 min. Stanford Marguerite Shuttle also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palo Alto to Fremont via Santa Clara Caltrain and Scc Santa Clara Station in around 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Union City BART Station to Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from California Ave Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Fmt Fremont Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
acerail.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Fremont Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Middlefield Rd:Lytton Av to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Embarcadero Rd:Wildwood Ln to Walnut Av:Liberty St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Fremont Blvd:Mowry Av
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Stanford Marguerite Shuttle
Phone
+1 650-723-9362
Email
transportation@stanford.edu
Website
marguerite.stanford.edu
Bus from 991 Embarc @ N Cal to Wells Fargo - Liberty
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transportation.stanford.edu
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Palo Alto to Fremont
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$28 - $40
UberX
$28 - $40
WAV
$28 - $40
UberXL
$40 - $55
Select
$55 - $75
Black
$75 - $95
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Palo Alto to Fremont
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Palo Alto to Fremont is 17 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Palo Alto to Fremont.

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