There are 6 ways to get from Palo Alto to Walnut Creek by subway, train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

BART  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae to Walnut Creek Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  2 h 49 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 Walnut Creek Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae

$8 - $10

4 alternative options

Caltrain, BART  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from California Ave Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae to Walnut Creek Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palo Alto to Walnut Creek 47 miles

$260 - $310

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Palo Alto to Walnut Creek 47 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from Palo Alto to Walnut Creek 47 miles

$75 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Walnut Creek is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palo Alto to Walnut Creek is to taxi which costs $260 - $310 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Palo Alto and Walnut Creek is 33 miles. The road distance is 47 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Palo Alto to Walnut Creek, including transfers.

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

BART operates a vehicle from Palo Alto to Walnut Creek hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to Walnut Creek
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from San Bruno to Walnut Creek
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
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
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
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Palo Alto to Walnut Creek
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$75 - $100
ASSIST
$75 - $95
uberX
$75 - $95
WAV
$75 - $95
uberXL
$100 - $140
SELECT
$150 - $190
BLACK
$210 - $260
SUV
$230 - $290
Taxi from Palo Alto to Walnut Creek
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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