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 / ...

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus  •  1 h 42 min

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

$4 - $6

6 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

$7 - $8

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

Questions & Answers

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

More details

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

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC). However, there are services departing from Stanford 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 42 min.

More details

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.

More details

The distance between Stanford University and San Jose Airport (SJC) is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) without a car is to Caltrain which takes 53 min and costs $5 - $7.

More details

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

More details

Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Palo Alto Caltrain Station.

More details

Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Palo Alto Caltrain station.

More details

The best way to get from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to Caltrain which takes 53 min and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can line 522 bus, which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1 h 42 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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 $5 - $7 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
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
$5 - $7
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
Assist
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
UberXL
$40 - $55
Select
$60 - $80
Black
$80 - $110
Black 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

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Santa Clara Caltrain Station.

More details

Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Santa Clara Caltrain station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Stanford University to San Jose Airport (SJC).

Get driving directions

There are 407+ hotels available in San Jose Airport (SJC). Prices start at $104 USD per night.

More details