Parking and Transportation

Below lists the various transportation options available to you as a visiting student at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Stanford University Parking and Transportation Services
http://transportation.stanford.edu/

Marguerite
http://transportation.stanford.edu/marguerite/MargueriteShuttle.shtml

Transportation in the Bay Area

Caltrain is a commuter rail service that runs between Gilroy and San Francisco. The two closest stops to Stanford are the California Avenue and Downtown Palo Alto stations. Marguerite meets trains at both the Palo Alto and California Avenue Caltrain stations between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. on weekdays. Marguerite also provides late-night and weekend service to the Palo Alto station during the academic year. For Caltrain information, visit http://www.caltrain.org.

SamTrans connects the Palo Alto train station (and the free Marguerite shuttle service) to all of San Mateo County (north of campus), including service to the San Francisco International Airport. For SamTrans information, visit http://www.samtrans.org.
Six SamTrans bus routes serve Stanford at the Palo Alto Transit Center:

For more information about transit to San Francisco International Airport, please call the Bay Area Transit Information Hotline by dialing 511 from within the San Francisco Bay Area or (510) 817-1717 from outside the San Francisco Bay Area. Click here for information about San Jose or Oakland airports.

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Agency (VTA) buses connect the Palo Alto train station (and the free Marguerite shuttle service) to Santa Clara County (south of campus). VTA also provides light rail service in the South Bay. All VTA buses have 2-bike front-mounted racks. For VTA information, visit http://www.vta.org.
Three VTA bus routes serve Stanford at the Palo Alto Transit Center:

If you are eligible for the Eco Pass, you can use your Eco Pass to ride VTA buses, express buses, and light rail for free.

Bicycle Rentals
http://campusbikeshop.com/

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