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There are 8 ways to get from Stanford University to Reno by bus, subway, train, car or plane

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 via W Oakland BART  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from W Oakland BART to Reno FlixBus

$21 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Millbrae to Reno FlixBus

$11 - $25

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to San Bruno BART-Bay 5 Ecr
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Reno, Nv 8308 / ...

$32 - $76

BART, train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Richmond BART Station Red
  2. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Reno Amtrak Station California Zephyr

$58 - $129

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Stanford University to Reno 250.2 miles

$24 - $40

Bus to Oakland, fly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Stanford Oval to Union City BART
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reno (RNO) OAK - RNO

$97 - $489

Caltrain to San Jose, fly  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Reno (RNO) SJC - RNO

$84 - $436

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - RNO

$141 - $769

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The cheapest way to get from Stanford University to Reno is to bus which costs $11 - $26 and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stanford University to Reno is to Caltrain and fly which costs $80 - $440 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stanford University to Reno. However, there are services departing from Campus Oval and arriving at Reno via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 and Millbrae. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

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The distance between Stanford University and Reno is 194 miles. The road distance is 250.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Stanford University to Reno without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 33 min and costs $21 - $35.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Stanford University to Reno, including transfers.

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Stanford University to Reno bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Millbrae station.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Stanford University to Reno bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Reno station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stanford University to Reno is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Stanford University to Reno.

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Map of how to get from Stanford University to Reno.
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  • Distance: 194.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

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

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Stanford University to Reno once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Richmond BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
bart.gov
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Reno Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Palo Alto Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Palo Alto Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from W Oakland BART to Reno
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Millbrae to Reno
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to San Bruno BART-Bay 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Stanford Oval to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Union City BART
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transportation.stanford.edu

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Oakland Airport to Reno Airport.

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