Directions to Stanford University + Map

From Highway 101 (North & South)

  • Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford.
  • At El Camino Real, Embarcadero turns into Galvez Street as it enters the university.
  • Stay in the left lane and continue toward the center of campus.
  • Galvez Street runs right through campus.

From Highway 280 (North & South)

  • Exit Sand Hill Road east toward Stanford.
  • Continue east, turning right at Arboretum Road.
  • You will enter campus as you turn right on Arboretum Rd.

From El Camino Real

  • Exit El Camino Real at Embarcadero Road.
  • Turn toward the hills (away from the center of Palo Alto).
  • As you enter Stanford, Embarcadero Road becomes Galvez Street.
  • Galvez Street runs right through campus.

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References: Stanford University, GoStanford.com