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There are 7 ways to get from Stanford University to Cupertino by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Caltrain, line 54 bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the line 54 bus from Frances & Olson to Stelling & Hazelbrook 53 / ...

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 35 bus, line 81 bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 35 bus from Arboretum & Sand Hill to Mountain View Caltrain Station 35
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Castro & Villa to Stelling & Stevens Creek 81

$4 - $10

5 alternative options

Bus, Caltrain, line 55 bus via Tresidder Union  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Tresidder Union to Caltrain University Circle Y / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
  3. Take the line 55 bus from Frances & Olson to Stevens Creek & De Anza 55

$6 - $11

Bus, Caltrain, line 55 bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Campus Oval to Lytton Ave @ Alma N / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
  3. Take the line 55 bus from Frances & Olson to Stevens Creek & De Anza 55

$6 - $13

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stanford University to Cupertino 13.6 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Stanford University to Cupertino 13.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Stanford University to Cupertino 13.6 miles

$23 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stanford University to Cupertino is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stanford University to Cupertino is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stanford University to Cupertino. However, there are services departing from Arboretum & Sand Hill and arriving at Stelling & Stevens Creek via Castro & Villa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Stanford University and Cupertino is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Stanford University to Cupertino without a car is to Caltrain and line 54 bus which takes 1 h 21 min and costs $6 - $11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Stanford University to Cupertino, including transfers.

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Stanford University to Cupertino bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from Arboretum & Sand Hill station.

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Stanford University to Cupertino bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Stelling & Stevens Creek station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stanford University to Cupertino is 14 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Stanford University to Cupertino.

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There are 390+ hotels available in Cupertino. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stanford University to Cupertino.
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  • Distance: 10.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from Stanford University to Cupertino via Arboretum & Sand Hill, Mountain View Caltrain Station, and Castro & Villa in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Palo Alto Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Frances & Olson to Stelling & Hazelbrook
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Frances & Olson to Stevens Creek & De Anza
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Arboretum & Sand Hill to Mountain View Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Castro & Villa to Stelling & Stevens Creek
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Stanford Marguerite Shuttle
Phone
+1 650-723-9362
Email
transportation@stanford.edu
Website
marguerite.stanford.edu
Bus from Tresidder Union to Caltrain University Circle
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transportation.stanford.edu
Bus from Campus Oval to Lytton Ave @ Alma
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transportation.stanford.edu
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Stanford Oval to Palo Alto Transit Center
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Cupertino
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$23 - $30
UberX
$23 - $30
WAV
$23 - $30
UberXL
$30 - $45
Select
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$70 - $90
Taxi from Stanford University to Cupertino
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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