Travel from Santa-Barbara to Stanford-University

Train, bus or fly from Santa Barbara to Stanford University?

Amtrak operates a bus from Santa Barbara to Stanford University twice daily, and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. 3 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Santa Barbara to Stanford University once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 7 h 31 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Santa Barbara to Stanford University

From Santa Barbara, CA Amtrak Thruway to San Jose Diridon Caltrain, Caltrain to Caltrain University Circle, bus to Santa Teresa @ New Guinea, then walk to Stanford University. 7 h 18 min $38. From Santa Barbara Amtrak train to San Jose Diridon Caltrain, Caltrain to Caltrain University Circle, bus to Tresidder West, then walk to Stanford University. 8 h 45 min $107. From Santa Barbara, CA bus to San Jose, CA, walk to Tamien Caltrain, Caltrain to Caltrain University Circle, bus to Tresidder West, then walk to Stanford University. 9 h 9 min $68. From Santa Barbara drive to Stanford University. 5 h 20 min $37. From Arrellaga & De La Vina bus to Santa Barbara airport, fly to San Francisco airport, BART to Millbrae Caltrain, Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain, then walk to Stanford University. 4 h 21 min $272. From Santa Barbara, CA bus to Los Angeles airport, fly to San Jose airport, line 10 bus to Santa Clara Caltrain, Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain, then walk to Stanford University. 5 h 56 min $211. From Santa Barbara Amtrak train to Burbank airport, fly to San Jose airport, line 10 bus to Santa Clara Caltrain, Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain, then walk to Stanford University. 5 h 57 min $219.