Getting There

How do I get from the airport (SFO) to campus?

Public Transport

For public transportation, take the BART station from the airport to the Millbrae station and then transfer to the CAL train station and exit at the Palo Alto station in Zone 3.

From the Palo Alto station to the campus dorms check-in desk, see your route here: https://goo.gl/maps/pw4L3um8RjPpfGKa9

From the Palo Alto station to the Stanford Guest House, see your route here: https://goo.gl/maps/PsbPS89vaYa3v3RA9

From the Palo Alto station to the Sheraton Palo Alto, it is a 0.1 mile walk, see your route here: https://goo.gl/maps/6bSDHijTiix2r9cF8

For more information on public transportation to and from campus, please visit here: https://visit.stanford.edu/plan/public_transit.html

Super Shuttle

Super shuttle provides direct or shared shuttle rides to and from the airport.  Check here for more information: https://www.supershuttle.com/locations/sanfrancisco-sfo/

** If you are a sponsored scholar or speaker, you will receive confirmation about your Super Shuttle ground transportation arrangements by Saturday, August 31st from Max via email.

Lyft, Uber or Taxi

You can use Lyft, Uber or taxi to and from the airport to campus or other locations.  Depending on your ride type, the cost can be $45-$120 one-way.

Addresses to enter in your ride app of choice:

Crothers Hall (Dorm Check-in on Sept 3): 609 Escondido Rd, Stanford CA 94305

Stanford Guest House: 2575 Sandhill Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025 [tell the gate security that you are staying at the guest house].  You may be asked for photo identification.

Sheraton Palo Alto: 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto CA 94301

Don’t get lost on campus! Download the Stanford App on your phone today: https://uit.stanford.edu/mobileapp/

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  • Check shuttle bus routes and schedules
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