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Recommended option

Bus, Caltrain  •  1 h 59 min

  1. 6742 / ...
  2. Bullet / ...

$7 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus, line 522 bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. 17
  2. 522 / ...

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. 43.4 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  54 min

  1. 43.4 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  54 min

  1. 43.4 miles

$65 - $85

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

You can take a bus from Santa Cruz to Stanford University via E Santa Clara & S 1st, Santa Clara & 1St, Palo Alto Caltrain Station, Caltrain University Circle, and Tresidder Union in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to E Santa Clara & S 1st
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & 1St to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Cruz to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$75 - $95
ASSIST
$65 - $85
uberX
$65 - $85
WAV
$65 - $85
uberXL
$100 - $130
SELECT
$140 - $180
BLACK
$190 - $240
SUV
$210 - $270
Taxi from Santa Cruz to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Go Green Cab
Phone
+1 831-246-1234
Deluxe Taxi Cab Co
Phone
+1 831-475-3232
Santa Cruz Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 831-423-1234
Website
santacruzyellowcab.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santa Cruz and Stanford University is 52 km. The road distance is 69 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz to Stanford University is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz to Stanford University is to taxi which takes 54 min and costs $240 - $290.

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Cruz to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 and arriving at Tresidder Union via Santa Clara & 1St and Caltrain University Circle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Santa Cruz to Stanford University, including transfers.