Private shuttle operators offer service between Stanford and area airports which can be found through airport websites (These links lead to non-Stanford websites and are offered as a convenience, not as an endorsement of the vendors or websites listed.):
- San Francisco International Airport (SFO) "Transportation Services" page
- San Jose International Airport (SJC) "Ground transportation" page
- Oakland International Airport (OAK) "Ground transportation" page
Discounts offered to Stanford students
- SuperShuttle (Save $6 with Stanford discount code; valid only with a Stanford zip code)
Before booking with a specific transportation provider, please read online reviews. Popular sites include:
Deer Creek Shuttle
RIDER NOTICE: Effective Nov. 1, 2015, the Deer Creek Shuttle service that serves the California Avenue Caltrain Station will be discontinued. Stanford Marguerite Research Park Shuttle Customers can board the Stanford Marguerite Research Park Shuttle in the Palo Alto Transit Center. Customers will see an increase in service frequency.
The Research Park shuttle takes riders from the Palo Alto Transit Center to the Research Park during the AM commute times (6:28 a.m. to 10:12 a.m.) and brings riders back to the Palo Alto Transit Center during the PM commute times (3:30 p.m. to 7:33 p.m.) Consequently, this route does not provide AM service to the Palo Alto Transit Center, or PM service to the Research Park.
The shuttle serves Page Mill Road, Porter Drive, Hillview Avenue, Arastradero Road, and Deer Creek Road. The route runs Monday through Friday (including Presidents’ Day, Friday after Thanksgiving, and winter campus closure) with departures every 20-40 minutes.
East Palo Alto Shuttle
This free shuttle connects East Palo Alto and the Palo Alto Transit Center, where riders can connect with Stanford's free Marguerite shuttle and other transit providers. The shuttle provides morning, evening, and late night service seven days a week.
Menlo Park Shuttle
This free shuttle runs weekdays from mid-morning to mid-afternoon. The shuttle serves various locations throughout Menlo Park, including the Menlo Park Library, downtown Menlo Park, the Menlo Park Caltrain station, Safeway, the Stanford Shopping Center, and Stanford Medical Center. Visit the Menlo Park Free Shuttles page for more information, including a map and schedule.
Palo Alto Shuttle
The city of Palo Alto operates free weekday shuttle service serving the Palo Alto Transit Center, where riders can connect with Stanford's free Marguerite shuttle and other transit providers. The Palo Alto Shuttle has two routes:
- The Crosstown Shuttle runs between the Palo Alto Transit Center and Charleston Road in south Palo Alto.
- The Embarcadero Shuttle runs from the Palo Alto Transit Center along the Embarcadero Road corridor.
Palo Alto Shuttle schedules and maps on the City of Palo Alto website