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

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Train  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the train from Skt Stockton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station Ace / ...

$18 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus, line 522 bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Stockton Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara & 1st to Palo Alto Transit Center 522 / ...

$4 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Dep A to Dublin/Pleasanton Bart 150
  2. Take the bus from Union City BART Station to Stanford Oval Db

$8 - $10

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Stockton to Stanford University 81.5 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Stockton to Stanford University is to bus and line 522 bus which costs $4 - $17 and takes 3h 39m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockton station to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Stockton Amtrak Station and arriving at Santa Teresa @ New Guinea via Santa Clara & Montgomery, Santa Clara & 1st and Caltrain University Circle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockton station 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 3h 26m.

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The distance between Stockton and Stanford University is 61 miles. The road distance is 81.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stockton to Stanford University without a car is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs $18 - $24.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Stockton to Stanford University, including transfers.

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Stockton to Stanford University bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Stockton Amtrak Station.

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Stockton to Stanford University train services, operated by Altamont Corridor Express, arrive at Skt Stockton Station.

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The best way to get from Stockton to Stanford University is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs $18 - $24. Alternatively, you can bus and line 522 bus, which costs $4 - $17 and takes 3h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Stockton to Stanford University.
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  • Distance: 60.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

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

Altamont Corridor Express operates a train from Stockton to Stanford University 4 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockton to Stanford University via San Jose Diridon Station, Santa Clara & Montgomery, Santa Clara & 2nd, Santa Clara & 1st, Palo Alto Transit Center, Caltrain University Circle, and Santa Teresa @ New Guinea in around 3h 39m.

Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
ACE
Bus operators
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
Bus from Stockton Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & 1st to Palo Alto Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
San Joaquin Regional Transit
Phone
(209) 943-1111
Website
sanjoaquinrtd.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center Dep A to Dublin/Pleasanton Bart
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
More information at
San Joaquin RTD
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART Station to Stanford Oval
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org

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Stockton to Stanford University bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Palo Alto Transit Center station.

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Stockton to Stanford University train services, operated by Altamont Corridor Express, arrive at Scc Santa Clara Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockton to Stanford University is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Stockton to Stanford University.

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