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There are 5 ways to get from Walnut Creek to Stanford University by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

BART, Caltrain  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the BART from Walnut Creek BART Station to Millbrae BART Station Yellow
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain Local / ...

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the BART from Walnut Creek BART Station to San Bruno BART Station Yellow
  2. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

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 - $95

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 42 min and costs $14 - $20.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 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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There are 373+ hotels available in Stanford University. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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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 42 min

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

There is no direct connection from Walnut Creek to Stanford University. However, you can take the BART to Millbrae BART Station, take the walk to Millbrae Caltrain, take the Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain, take the walk to Caltrain University Circle, take the bus to Tresidder Union, then take the walk to Stanford University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Walnut Creek to Stanford University via San Bruno BART Station, San Bruno BART-Bay 9, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1, Caltrain University Circle, and Tresidder Union in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
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
Website
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
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
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 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$65 - $85
Assist
$75 - $95
UberX
$75 - $95
WAV
$75 - $95
UberXL
$110 - $150
Select
$160 - $210
Black
$220 - $280
Black SUV
$240 - $300
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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