There are 8 ways to get from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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  •  53 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Local / ...

$3 - $5

7 alternative options

Caltrain, line 10 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to San Jose Airport - Terminal A 10

$6 - $7

Line 522 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Santa Clara Caltrain Station 522 / ...

$4

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) 18.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) 18.3 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from Stanford University to San Jose Airport 18.3 miles

$95 - $140

Shuttle  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Stanford University to San Jose Airport

$110 - $150

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) 18.3 miles

$30 - $40

What companies run services between Stanford University, CA, USA and San Jose Airport (SJC), USA?

Caltrain operates a train from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, Santa Clara VTA operates a bus from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
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
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to San Jose Airport - Terminal A
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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 San Jose Airport (SJC)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $85
ASSIST
$30 - $40
uberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
uberXL
$40 - $55
SELECT
$60 - $80
BLACK
$80 - $110
SUV
$90 - $120
Taxi from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Stanford University to San Jose Airport
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Shuttle from Stanford University to San Jose Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stanford University and San Jose Airport (SJC) is 22 km. The road distance is 29 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs $100 - $130.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Palo Alto Caltrain and arriving at Santa Clara Caltrain. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC). However, there are services departing from Campus Oval and arriving at San Jose Airport - Terminal A via Palo Alto Caltrain Station and Santa Clara Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

The Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.