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Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology

Stanford University School of Medicine

269 Campus Drive, CCSR 4215

Stanford, CA 94305-5175 USA

Phone: 650-723-6209

email: hblau(AT)stanford(DOT)edu


Be advised of heavy construction near the medical center, so please leave extra time for traffic and parking. Valet parking is available at the main entrance of the hospital (300 Pasteur Drive).

 

The School of Medicine is on the Stanford campus in Palo Alto, California between San Francisco to the north and San Jose to the south. Two main north-south freeways are Interstate 280 and US Highway 101. A commuter rail line, Caltrain also connects the Peninsula. Stanford's free Marguerite Shuttle connects with Caltrain in downtown Palo Alto.

 

Fom the Airports

The San Francisco Bay Area is served by three major international airports: San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland

- From San Francisco Airport: Take US-101 SOUTH (toward San Jose) and follow the Highway 101 directions.

- From San Jose Airport: Take US-101 NORTH (toward San Francisco) and follow the Highway 101 directions.

- From Oakland Airport: Take I-880 SOUTH (toward San Jose) to CA-92 WEST (direction Half Moon Bay) to US-101 SOUTH (direction San Jose) and follow the Highway 101 directions.

Train and bus service to Stanford is available from nearby airports.

 

On CalTrain

The Marguerite Shuttle Line X and Line Y offer frequent service between the Palo Alto Transit Center and the Stanford Campus and the School of Medicine. Connections with Caltrain, VTA, SamTrans, and the Dumbarton Express can be made at the Palo Alto Transit Center.

 

Directions from US 101:

Take the University Avenue exit West (toward Palo Alto / Stanford). As you enter the gates to Stanford, University Avenue changes names to Palm Drive. Continue on Palm Drive to Arboretum Road, at the traffic light. Turn RIGHT on Arboretum. At the next light, turn LEFT on Quarry Road. See the following for directions to specific locations.

 

To the School of Medicine: Turn RIGHT from Quarry Road onto Campus Drive. The School of Medicine is on your right. Guest parking is available in the parking structure on the left side of Campus, at Roth Way. To Stanford Hospital main entrance: Turn RIGHT from Quarry Road onto Welch Road. Follow around the curve. Turn LEFT on Pasteur Drive, which will take you to the front entrance of the hospital.

 

To Lucile Packard Children's Hospital: Turn RIGHT from Quarry Road onto Welch Road. The main entrance to LPCH is on your left. If you need guest parking, follow the directions to Stanford Hospital above and use the parking structure.

 

To other Medical Center buildings: Other Medical Center buildings are located around the hospital on Welch Road, Quarry Road, and Campus Drive. Check the detailed map, below, to find your way to specific Medical Center buildings Take it with you: A printable directions and map sheet (76k PDF)

 

Directions from Interstate 280:

Take the Sand Hill Road exit to the east (toward Palo Alto / Stanford). Turn RIGHT on Pasteur Drive. See the following for directions to specific locations. To the School of Medicine: Turn RIGHT from Pasteur Drive onto Welch Road and follow until it dead-ends into Campus Drive. Turn LEFT on Campus and follow around the curve.

 

The School of Medicine is on your left. Guest parking is available in the parking structure on the right side of Campus, at Roth Way.

 

To Stanford Hospital main entrance: Pasteur Drive will take you to the front entrance of the hospital. For guest parking, turn LEFT on Blake Wilbur Drive and use the parking structure. To Lucile Packard Children's Hospital: Turn LEFT from Pasteur Drive onto Welch Road and follow around the curves.

 

The main entrance to LPCH is on your right, about a block before Quarry Road. If you need guest parking, follow the directions to Stanford Hospital above and use the parking structure.

 

To other Medical Center buildings:

Other Medical Center buildings are located around the hospital on Welch Road, Quarry Road, and Campus Drive. Check the detailed map, below, to find your way to specific Medical Center buildings. Directions from El Camino Real North or South: Turn on Sand Hill Road. Turn left on Pasteur Drive. Stanford Hospital & Clinics is directly in front of you. Parking is to your left on Blake Wilbur Drive