There are 6 ways to get from Stanford University to Pleasanton by bus, train, 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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Bus, train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Stanford Oval to Fremont Blvd:Bonde Way U / ...
  2. Take the train from Fmt Fremont Station to Pld Pleasanton Station Ace

$5 - $9

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Caltrain, train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Pld Pleasanton Station Ace

$11 - $14

Bus, line 522 bus, train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Serra @ Encina Hall to Caltrain University Circle X / ...
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Santa Clara Caltrain Station 522 / ...
  3. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Pld Pleasanton Station Ace

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stanford University to Pleasanton 34.2 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Stanford University to Pleasanton 34.2 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  46 min

  1. Take an Uber from Stanford University to Pleasanton 34.2 miles

$55 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stanford University to Pleasanton is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stanford University to Pleasanton is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Stanford University and Pleasanton is 23 miles. The road distance is 34.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Stanford University to Pleasanton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Stanford University to Pleasanton station. However, there are services departing from Palo Alto Caltrain and arriving at Pld Pleasanton Station via Scc Santa Clara Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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

You can take a train from Stanford University to Pleasanton via Palo Alto Caltrain, Santa Clara Caltrain, and Scc Santa Clara Station in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Fmt Fremont Station to Pld Pleasanton Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
acerail.com
Train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Pld Pleasanton Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
acerail.com
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Palo Alto Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Stanford Oval to Fremont Blvd:Bonde Way
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Stanford Marguerite Shuttle
Phone
+1 650-723-9362
Email
transportation@stanford.edu
Website
marguerite.stanford.edu
Bus from Campus Oval to ACE at Bonde
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transportation.stanford.edu
Bus from Serra @ Encina Hall to Caltrain University Circle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transportation.stanford.edu
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Santa Clara Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Stanford University to Pleasanton
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $95
ASSIST
$55 - $70
uberX
$55 - $70
WAV
$55 - $70
uberXL
$80 - $100
SELECT
$110 - $140
BLACK
$150 - $190
SUV
$170 - $210
Taxi from Stanford University to Pleasanton
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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