Public Transportation - Santa Clara
The Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train operates 4 morning and evening trains, Monday - Friday. The ACE train begins its daily service in the San Joaquin Valley, through the Tri-Valley and ends in San Jose/Silicon Valley. There are 9 total stops along the route featuring 2 stops in Santa Clara, one across from Levi Stadium (just a block away from the Santa Clara Convention Center and California's Great America) and the other across from Santa Clara University. Please visit www.acerail.com for ticket pricing and schedule or call (800) 411-7245 for more information.
Special Train Schedule - 2015
Ride the Rail to Levi Stadium to see the San Francisco 49ers!
- 2016 -
Amtrak's station in Santa Clara is located just a few blocks away from the Santa Clara Convention Center and Great America theme park, beneath Tasman Avenue. The address is Stars & Stripes Drive at Tasman Overpass. The Santa Clara stop is on the Capitol Corridor route with service to/from Sacramento. There are seven trains daily. For more information, call (877) 974-3322. www.amtrakcapitols.com
Monday - Friday Train Schedule to/from Santa Clara:
Trains arrive in Santa Clara from Sacramento and points in between four times daily at 8:18 a.m., 9:08 a.m., 3:33 p.m., and 8:33 p.m.
Trains depart Santa Clara for Sacramento and points in between at 6:50 a.m.; 9:52 a.m.;12:52 p.m., and 5:52 p.m.
Weekend - Saturday - Sunday Train Schedule to/from Santa Clara:
Trains arrive in Santa Clara from Sacramento and points in between at 10:33 a.m., 1:33 p.m., 3:33 p.m., 5:33 p.m., and 8:33 p.m.
Trains depart Santa Clara for Sacramento and points in between at 7:57 a.m., 9:57 a.m., 12:57 p.m., 2:57 p.m., and 5:57 p.m.
Caltrain is a commuter train along the peninsula from San Francisco to San Jose. It has stops at every city along the way. Caltrain is currently operating seven days a week. (800) 660-4287.
You can take Caltrain from San Francisco to Santa Clara. From San Francisco, take Caltrain south to the Santa Clara station. The Santa Clara station is located directly across from Santa Clara University.
If you are going to the Santa Clara Convention Center or Great America theme park, you will have to transfer at Caltrain's Mountain View station. At Caltrain's Mountain View station, take the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Light Rail to Santa Clara's Great America station.
Light rail is a medium-capacity electric powered transit system that runs on a track in the middle of existing streets in the cities of Santa Clara and San Jose. It stops in front of the Santa Clara Convention Center and California's Great America theme park at the GREAT AMERICA STATION. Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) bus #59 stops directly in front of the Santa Clara Convention Center and across from Paramount's Great America theme park.
Bicycle Routes leading to Levi's® Stadium and/or Santa Clara Convention Center are accessible from the following trails and/or roadways:
San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail
John W. Christian Greenbelt Trail/Prescott
Guadalupe River Trail
Great America Parkway
Tasman Drive/Great Mall Parkway/Capital Avenue
North First Street
Levi's Stadium: Complimentary bicycle valet service is available and is located in Red Lot 1 and Red Lot 6. Bicycle valet will be open 4 hours prior to the event through 1 hour upon completion of the Levi's® Stadium event.
Levi's Stadium Event Day Traffic: Bicycle traffic on the San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail will be diverted in order to ensure the integrity of the stadium's security perimeter. This temporary path diversion will send northbound traveling bicyclists east along Agnew Road, north along Lakeshore Drive, east along Gianera Street, north along the off-street pedestrian and bicycle path at the Gianera Street terminus, north through the VTA Parking Lot, northwest along Stars and Stripes Drive, south along Centennial Boulevard, and west along Tasman Drive, where bicyclists will be able to find the Bike Valet locations. http://www.levisstadium.com/getting-here/parking/
Santa Clara Convention Center: Bicycle racks are also available in front of the Convention Center on Tasman Blvd.