There are 6 ways to get from Stanford University to Berkeley by train, subway, 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.

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Caltrain, BART  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Mission St & 1st St 398
  2. Take the bus from Salesforce Transit Center to Shattuck Sq:Center St F / ...

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus, BART  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Linden Ave Ecr
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stanford University to Berkeley 41.2 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Stanford University to Berkeley 41.2 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  55 min

  1. Take an Uber from Stanford University to Berkeley 41.2 miles

$65 - $85

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Stanford University to Berkeley. However, there are services departing from Campus Oval and arriving at Shattuck Sq:Center St via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B and Salesforce Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Stanford University and Berkeley is 31 miles. The road distance is 41.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Stanford University to Berkeley without a car is to Caltrain and BART which takes 2 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Stanford University to Berkeley, including transfers.

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Stanford University to Berkeley bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B station.

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Stanford University to Berkeley bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Shattuck Sq:Center St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stanford University to Berkeley is 41 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Stanford University to Berkeley.

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Map of how to get from Stanford University to Berkeley.
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  • Distance: 31.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Stanford University to Berkeley via Campus Oval, Lytton Ave @ Alma, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B, Mission St & 1st St, and Salesforce Transit Center in around 3 h 56 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Linden Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Salesforce Transit Center to Shattuck Sq:Center St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Stanford University to Berkeley
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$65 - $85
UberX
$65 - $85
WAV
$65 - $85
UberXL
$95 - $130
Select
$130 - $170
Black
$180 - $230
Black SUV
$200 - $260
Taxi from Stanford University to Berkeley
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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