Public Transportation

Stanford Hospital & Clinics is located on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California. It is approximately 40 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of San Jose and there are plenty of alternative transportation options for getting to and from the Medical Center.

For online commute planning assistance visit or Google Maps

Stanford Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) provides the most complete and up-to-date information on:

Additionally, you may find drivers or passengers going your way through free public ridematching services: Zimride or 511. Stanford affiliates with a Stanford email address can find others at Stanford with whom to carpool or vanpool by using Stanford's free ride-matching services.

Hospital employees

Benefits-eligible Hospital employees are eligible to receive a Caltrain Go Pass and a VTA Eco Pass, which allow free unlimited travel on those transit systems. Visit the Parking & Transportation Services website for more information on the Go Pass/Eco Pass programs. Eligible Hospital employees are also encouraged to join the Stanford Commute Club. Commute Club members can earn up to $300 a year in Clean Air Cash or Carpool Credit, help reduce vehicle emissions, and enjoy the benefits of a less stressful commute. Learn more about the Commute Club.

Need help with parking or transportation? Call Parking & Transportation Services at (650) 723-9362.

To speak with Stanford Hospital Guest Services, call (650) 498-3333.

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