There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Stanford University by train, taxi, car or towncar
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What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Stanford University, CA, USA?
Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco to Stanford University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 40 min.
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
- Ave. Duration
- 40 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $6 - $8
- Schedules at
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Questions & Answers
The distance between San Francisco and Stanford University is 44 km. The road distance is 54 km.
The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Stanford University is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 41 min.
The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Stanford University is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs $190 - $230.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Francisco Caltrain and arriving at Palo Alto Caltrain. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.
The Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.