Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource

Transportation Information

Travel Information:

Airport and Ground Transportation


Ground Transportation

From San Francisco Airport 

  • Ground Transportation web site at San Francisco Airport
  • Super Shuttle
    (650) 558-8500
    $26.00 ($8.00/ea. additional person) one-way. Pick-up is on upper level by US Air. Runs 24 hours a day. Reservation required on return trip to the airport. (3 stop max per shuttle trip).
  • Sam Trans Bus
    (800) 660-4287
    $1.10 one-way. Pick-up is upstairs on departure level near United, or in front of International terminal. Take Bus #KX to Stanford Shopping Center. Take Marguerite shuttle line A (free) to campus; runs Monday-Friday only, 6am - 7:45pm. Bus leaves airport every 30 minutes and take approximately 55 minutes.
  • Cab Service
    (650) 361-1234
    Pick-up outside baggage claim area of airport. From Stanford to SFO, you must call and give your name, the airline, flight # and departure time.
  • Cal Train
    (800) 660-4287
    Millbrae Station to University Avenue Station in Palo Alto. Take the SFO-Cal Train Shuttle from SFO to Millbrae Station. Train hours: M-F 5:20 am to 12:20am. Free Marguerite Shuttle from University Avenue Station to Stanford during commuter hours.
  • Barron Limousine
    (408) 257-7794 
    24 hour advance reservations recommended

From San Jose Airport

  • Ground Transportation website at San Jose Airport
  • South Bay Airport Shuttle
    (800) 548-4664
    $18.00 ($6.00/additional person) one-way, door-to-door to/from airport terminal. Pick-up is outside baggage claim.
  • Santa Clara County Transit
    (800) 894-9908
    Take bus #10 to the Santa Clara Train Station (free); then take bus #300 or #22 to the Palo Alto Train Station; then take #86 into Stanford. Buses run approximately every 30 minutes.
  • Yellow Cab
    (650) 361-1234
    $58 approximately to Stanford one-way.
  • Cal Train
    (800) 660-4287
    Santa Clara Station to University Avenue Station, Palo Alto. 
    From SJO, take bus #10 (free) to Santa Clara Station. 
    Free Marguerite Shuttle from University Avenue Station to Stanford during commuter hours.

Car Rental

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Local Transportation

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA Operated by Stanford University for the U.S. Dept. of Energy