There are 4 ways to get from Stockton to Stanford University by 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

Train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Ace / ...

$16 - $21

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Ace / ...
  2. Ae-F / ...

$11 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Db

$29 - $57

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. 81.5 miles

$8 - $12

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

Altamont Corridor Express operates a train from Stockton to Stanford University hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockton to Stanford University via Modesto, Ca, Hayward, Ca, Hayward BART Station, Union City BART, and Stanford Oval in around 4 h 59 min.

Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
acerail.com
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Fmt Fremont Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
acerail.com
Bus operators
Stanford Marguerite Shuttle
Phone
+1 650-723-9362
Email
transportation@stanford.edu
Website
marguerite.stanford.edu
Bus from ACE at Tracks to Campus Oval
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transportation.stanford.edu
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Fremont Blvd:Baine Av to Stanford Oval
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Stockton, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stockton and Stanford University is 97 km. The road distance is 130 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stockton to Stanford University is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Stockton to Stanford University is to drive which takes 1 h 33 min and costs $8 - $12.

No, there is no direct train from Stockton to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Skt Stockton Station and arriving at Palo Alto Caltrain via Santa Clara Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Stockton to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Stockton, Ca and arriving at Stanford Oval via Modesto, Ca, Hayward BART Station and Union City BART. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Stockton to Stanford University, including transfers.