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There are 5 ways to get from Palo Alto to Napa by subway, bus, 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, bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the BART from Union City to El Cerrito del Norte Orange
  2. Take the bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART to Soscol Transit Center 29

$8 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus, line 11 bus  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Linden Ave Ecr
  2. Take the bus from Millbrae to Vallejo
  3. Take the line 11 bus from Vallejo Ferry Terminal to Soscol Transit Center 11 / ...

$7 - $20

3 alternative options

BART, bus via Millbrae  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae to El Cerrito del Norte Red
  2. Take the bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART to Soscol Transit Center 29

$14 - $25

Drive  •  1h 27m

  1. Drive from Palo Alto to Napa 75.7 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  1h 27m

  1. Take an Uber from Palo Alto to Napa 75.7 miles

$85 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Napa is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Palo Alto to Napa is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palo Alto to Napa. However, there are services departing from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 and arriving at Soscol Transit Center via Millbrae and Vallejo Ferry Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Palo Alto and Napa is 60 miles. The road distance is 75.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Palo Alto to Napa without a car is to BART and bus which takes 3h 41m and costs $8 - $15.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Palo Alto to Napa, including transfers.

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Palo Alto to Napa bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 station.

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Palo Alto to Napa bus services, operated by Vine Transit, arrive at Soscol Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palo Alto to Napa is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Palo Alto to Napa.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Napa. Prices start at $127 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Palo Alto to Napa.
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  • Distance: 59.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

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

You can take a bus from Palo Alto to Napa via El Camino Real & Linden Ave, Millbrae, Vallejo, and Vallejo Ferry Terminal in around 4h 57m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Union City to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Vine Transit
Website
ridethevine.com
Bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART to Soscol Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
ridethevine.com
Bus from Vallejo Ferry Terminal to Soscol Transit Center
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
ridethevine.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Linden Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Millbrae to Vallejo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Palo Alto to Napa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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UberPool
$75 - $100
Assist
$85 - $110
UberX
$85 - $110
WAV
$85 - $110
UberXL
$140 - $190
Select
$220 - $290
Black
$300 - $380
Black SUV
$320 - $410

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