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.

Recommended option

Caltrain, BART  •  1 h 55 min

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

$12 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  3 h 8 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 to Downtown Berkeley Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$10 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus, line 99 bus, line 6834 bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Union City BART Db
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Union City BART to Hayward BART Station 99 / ...
  3. Take the line 6834 bus from Hayward, Ca to Oakland, Ca

$16 - $28

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

The cheapest way to get from Stanford University to Berkeley is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stanford University to Berkeley is to taxi which costs $230 - $280 and takes 55 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Stanford University to Berkeley, including transfers.

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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, PATC - Caltrain Platform South, Palo Alto Transit Center, Union City BART, Hayward BART Station, Hayward, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and 19th St. Oakland in around 3 h 34 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Palo Alto Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
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
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
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 Hayward, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
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
POOL
$75 - $100
ASSIST
$65 - $85
uberX
$65 - $85
WAV
$65 - $85
uberXL
$95 - $120
SELECT
$130 - $170
BLACK
$180 - $230
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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