There are 6 ways to get from Palo Alto to Napa by subway, bus, train, 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  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae to El Cerrito del Norte Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae
  2. Take the bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART to Soscol Transit Center 29

$13 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to San Bruno BART-Bay 5 Ecr
  2. Take the BART from San Bruno to El Cerrito del Norte
  3. Take the bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART to Soscol Transit Center 29

$9 - $15

4 alternative options

Caltrain, BART, bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from California Ave Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae to El Cerrito del Norte
  3. Take the bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART to Soscol Transit Center 29

$14 - $24

Bus, line 99 bus, line 6834 bus, line 5 bus, line 11 bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlefield Rd:Willow Rd to Union City BART Db
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Union City BART to Hayward BART Station 99 / ...
  3. Take the line 6834 bus from Hayward, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Vallejo, Ca
  5. Take the line 5 bus from Gateway & Fairgrounds to Sereno Dr opp Kaiser Entrance 5
  6. Take the line 11 bus from Kaiser Hospital to Soscol Transit Center 11

$28 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Palo Alto to Napa 75.7 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  1 h 27 min

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

$110 - $150

Questions & Answers

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

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

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Palo Alto to Napa, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Palo Alto to Napa. However, there are services departing from Middlefield Rd:Willow Rd and arriving at Soscol Transit Center via Union City BART, Hayward, Ca, Oakland, Ca, Gateway & Fairgrounds and Kaiser Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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

You can take a bus from Palo Alto to Napa via Union City BART, Hayward BART Station, Hayward, Ca, Oakland, Ca, Vallejo, Ca, Gateway & Fairgrounds, Sereno Dr opp Kaiser Entrance, and Kaiser Hospital in around 5 h 5 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from San Bruno to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from California Ave Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Vine Transit
Website
ridethevine.com
Bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART to Soscol Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
ridethevine.com
Bus from Kaiser Hospital to Soscol Transit Center
Ave. Duration
40 min
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 San Bruno BART-Bay 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Middlefield Rd:Willow Rd to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Vallejo, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Sol Trans
Website
soltransride.com
Bus from Gateway & Fairgrounds to Sereno Dr opp Kaiser Entrance
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
soltransride.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Palo Alto to Napa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$90 - $120
ASSIST
$110 - $150
uberX
$110 - $150
WAV
$110 - $150
uberXL
$170 - $220
SELECT
$240 - $300
BLACK
$340 - $420
SUV
$370 - $460

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