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There are 6 ways to get from Palo Alto to Milpitas by bus, train, tram, 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.

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Line 104 bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 104 bus from Page Mill & El Camino to Main & Calaveras 104

$2 - $5

5 alternative options

Caltrain, line 902 tram  •  57 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from California Ave Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Mountain View Station to River Oaks Station 902 / ...

$7 - $8

Line 22 bus, line 66 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from El Camino & Churchill to Santa Clara & 1St 22
  2. Take the line 66 bus from 1St & Santa Clara to Main & Serra 66

$4 - $10

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palo Alto to Milpitas 14.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Palo Alto to Milpitas 14.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Palo Alto to Milpitas 14.9 miles

$22 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Milpitas is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palo Alto to Milpitas is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Page Mill & El Camino and arriving at Main & Calaveras. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Palo Alto and Milpitas is 13 miles. The road distance is 14.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Palo Alto to Milpitas without a car is to line 104 bus which takes 46 min and costs $2 - $5.

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The line 104 bus from Page Mill & El Camino to Main & Calaveras takes 46 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Palo Alto to Milpitas bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from Page Mill & El Camino station.

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Palo Alto to Milpitas bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Main & Calaveras station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palo Alto to Milpitas is 15 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Palo Alto to Milpitas.

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There are 410+ hotels available in Milpitas. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Palo Alto to Milpitas.
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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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

Santa Clara VTA operates a bus from Palo Alto to Milpitas once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 46 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from California Ave Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Mountain View Station to River Oaks Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
vta.org
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Page Mill & El Camino to Main & Calaveras
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Churchill to Santa Clara & 1St
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from 1St & Santa Clara to Main & Serra
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Palo Alto to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $29
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uber.com
UberPool
$19 - $25
Assist
$22 - $29
UberX
$22 - $29
WAV
$22 - $29
UberXL
$30 - $45
Select
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$70 - $95
Taxi from Palo Alto to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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