There are 4 ways to get from Sacramento to Stanford University by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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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Train, BART  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the BART from Richmond to Millbrae Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$39 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval Db

$29 - $56

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Stanford University 117.2 miles

$11 - $17

Bus, fly  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO

$78 - $201

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Stanford University is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Stanford University is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Stanford University is 88 miles. The road distance is 117.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Sacramento to Stanford University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Stanford Oval via Oakland, Ca, Hayward BART Station and Union City BART. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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United Airlines offers flights from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Stanford University.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Stanford University, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Stanford University via Oakland, Ca, Hayward, Ca, Hayward BART Station, Union City BART, and Stanford Oval in around 4 h 41 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
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 Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Yolobus
Phone
+1 530-666-2877
Website
yolobus.com
Bus from Capitol Mall at 7th St. to Terminal A
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
yolobus.com

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