There are 4 ways to get from Palo Alto to Roseville by train, bus or car

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

Train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Roseville Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$39 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to San Bruno BART-Bay 5 Ecr
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Roseville 8306 / ...

$23 - $48

2 alternative options

Bus, line 99 bus, line 6834 bus, line 8302 bus  •  5 h 16 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 Sacramento, Ca
  5. Take the line 8302 bus from Sacramento, Ca to Roseville

$36 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Palo Alto to Roseville 134.8 miles

$13 - $20

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

Amtrak operates a train from Palo Alto to Roseville twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palo Alto to Roseville via Union City BART, Hayward BART Station, Hayward, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and Sacramento, Ca in around 5 h 16 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Roseville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Roseville
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $19
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Roseville
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Palo Alto to Roseville?

The distance between Palo Alto and Roseville is 164 km. The road distance is 216 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Roseville?

The cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Roseville is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Palo Alto to Roseville?

The quickest way to get from Palo Alto to Roseville is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $13 - $20.

Is there a direct train between Palo Alto and Roseville?

No, there is no direct train from Palo Alto to Roseville. However, there are services departing from California Ave Caltrain and arriving at Roseville Amtrak via Santa Clara Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

Is there a direct bus between Palo Alto and Roseville?

No, there is no direct bus from Palo Alto to Roseville. However, there are services departing from Middlefield Rd:Willow Rd and arriving at Roseville via Union City BART, Hayward, Ca, Oakland, Ca and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Palo Alto to Roseville?

It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Palo Alto to Roseville, including transfers.