There are 6 ways to get from Walnut Creek to Stanford University by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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, Caltrain  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the BART from Walnut Creek BART Station to Millbrae BART Station Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain Bullet / ...

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the BART from Walnut Creek BART Station to San Bruno BART Station Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 8 Outer Busway to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr

$8 - $10

4 alternative options

Line 6781 bus, line 99 bus, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 6781 bus from Oakland, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Hayward BART Station to Union City BART 99 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval Db

$17 - $28

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Walnut Creek to Stanford University 49.8 miles

$270 - $330

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Walnut Creek to Stanford University 49.8 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take an Uber from Walnut Creek to Stanford University 49.8 miles

$75 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Walnut Creek to Stanford University is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Walnut Creek to Stanford University is to taxi which costs $270 - $330 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Walnut Creek and Stanford University is 34 miles. The road distance is 49.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Walnut Creek to Stanford University without a car is to BART and Caltrain which takes 2 h 26 min and costs $14 - $20.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Walnut Creek to Stanford University, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Walnut Creek to Stanford University is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Walnut Creek to Stanford University.

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Map of how to get from Walnut Creek to Stanford University.
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  • Distance: 33.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from Walnut Creek to Stanford University via 19th St. Oakland BART Station, Oakland, Ca, Hayward, Ca, Hayward BART Station, Union City BART, and Stanford Oval in around 3 h 33 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Walnut Creek BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Walnut Creek BART Station to San Bruno BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 8 Outer Busway to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Hayward BART Station to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Stanford Oval
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Walnut Creek to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$75 - $100
UberX
$75 - $100
WAV
$75 - $100
UberXL
$110 - $150
Select
$160 - $210
Black
$220 - $280
Black SUV
$240 - $310
Taxi from Walnut Creek to Stanford University
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Vallejo City Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 707-643-3333
Website
citytaxicabvallejo.com

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