There are 4 ways to get from Stanford University to Sacramento by subway, train, bus or car

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

BART, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae to Richmond Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae
  2. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Capitol Corridor / ...

$39 - $77

Cheapest option

Caltrain, bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St to Sacramento, CA

$18 - $31

2 alternative options

Bus, line 99 bus, line 6834 bus  •  5 h 18 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
  4. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca

$28 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Stanford University to Sacramento 118.4 miles

$11 - $17

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

You can take a bus from Stanford University to Sacramento via Campus Oval, PATC - Caltrain Platform South, Palo Alto Transit Center, Union City BART, Hayward BART Station, Hayward, Ca, and Oakland, Ca in around 5 h 18 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Palo Alto Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St to Sacramento, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
us.megabus.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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stanford University and Sacramento is 141 km. The road distance is 190 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stanford University to Sacramento is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Stanford University to Sacramento is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $11 - $17.

No, there is no direct bus from Stanford University to Sacramento. However, there are services departing from Campus Oval and arriving at Sacramento, Ca via Palo Alto Transit Center, Union City BART, Hayward, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Stanford University to Sacramento, including transfers.