Palo Alto Station
City: Palo Alto | Alma St & University Ave
Palo Alto Station is a gateway to Stanford University. It is also the main transfer point between SamTrans and VTA buses as it is located near the county border of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.
Points of interest
This station features side platforms. Use pedestrian tunnels to get from one platform to another.
All buses stop at the bus plaza.
Serving Stanford University and Hospital. Most Marguerite shuttles stop on the driveway by the southbound platform:
Palo Alto Crosstown Shuttle Palo Alto Station - Stevenson House
Palo Alto Embarcadero Shuttle Palo Alto Station - Harbor Place
Deer Creek Shuttle Palo Alto Station/California Ave. Station - Stanford Industrial Park
East Palo Alto Community Shuttle Palo Alto Station - East Palo Alto (Woodland/Bayshore area)
Parking is available east and west of the Caltrain tracks. Parking on the east side of the tracks is accessible from Alma Ave. Parking on the west side is accessible from University Ave at El Camino Real.
This station features bike racks and 96 bike lockers located throughout the station area. Call Caltrain at 650-508-6350 for locker information.
Bikestation, located at the main station building, offers shared indoor bike storage to subscribed members.
Across the street from the station, the parking garage on Alma and Hamilton offers paid secured bike storage. BikeLink card is required.
Bay Area Bike Share operates a self-service bike share station near the station.
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