Santa Clara/Great America Station

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Accessible No Public restroom   City: Santa Clara |  Stars and Stripes Drive under Tasman Drive overpass

Directions to and from Santa Clara/Great America Station  |  Nearby

 

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Santa Clara/Great America is a popular stop for ACE and Capitol Corridor passengers working in the Silicon Valley. This features an extensive shuttle connections to various employers in the area.

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Altamont Corridor Express

Buy ACE tickets at the ticket booth located on the platform. The ticket booth opens 20 minutes before the afternoon peak hour train departures. Cash, credit card and commute vouchers are accepted. ACE 20-ride validator is located on the platform.

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Train schedules

This station features a single platform. All trains arrive on the same track.

Fremont/Centerville Station
Northbound toward Stockton
Altamont Corridor Express Santa Clara Station
Southbound toward San Jose

Amtrak

Capitol Corridor trains and Amtrak Thruway buses stop at this station. QuikTrak machines are available next to the ACE ticket booth on the platform. This station features a single platform. All trains arrive on the same track. Board Thruway buses on Stars and Strips Drive next to the platform.

Amtrak station code: GAC [1]
Fremont/Centerville Station
Northbound toward Sacramento/Auburn
Capitol Corridor Santa Clara Station
Southbound toward San Jose

Shuttle

All shuttles are timed with weekday ACE trains.

Brown Santa Clara/Great America Station - North San Jose

Gray Santa Clara/Great America Station - South Sunnyvale

Green Santa Clara/Great America Station - North Santa Clara

Orange Santa Clara/Great America Station - Mountain View and Palo Alto

Purple Santa Clara/Great America Station - West Milpitas

Red Santa Clara/Great America Station - North Sunnyvale

Violet Santa Clara/Great America Station - East Milpitas

Yellow Santa Clara/Great America Station - South Santa Clara

Cupertino ACE Shuttle Santa Clara/Great America Station - Cupertino

Shuttle boarding locations - for color-coded shuttles only.

Transfer to VTA Light Rail

Transfer to VTA Light Rail at the nearby Lick Mill Station.

  1. Walk up the stairs from the platform to Tasman Drive.
  2. Turn right at the top of the stairs and continue to Lick Mill Station in the center of Tasman.

Accessible route:

  1. Cross the track and the street at the north end of the station.
  2. Continue on Calle del Luna
  3. Turn right at Calle del Sol and the station is located at the end of that street.

Parking

Free parking (overnight permitted) is available at the end of Stars and Strips Drive by the south end of the platform.

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