There are 3 ways to get from Palo Alto to Fresno by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca 6781

$24 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Palo Alto to Fresno 167.2 miles

$16 - $24

Caltrain, fly  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) SFO - FAT

$187 - $660

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The cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Fresno is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palo Alto to Fresno is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Palo Alto and Fresno is 140 miles. The road distance is 167.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Palo Alto to Fresno, including transfers.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Palo Alto to Fresno hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Palo Alto Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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