California Avenue Station
City: Palo Alto | California Ave east of Park Blvd
Points of interest
This station is served by Caltrain local/limited stop trains.
Caltrain ticket machines are located on the southbound platform and Clipper card readers are located on both platforms. All riders must have a valid ticket or tagged Clipper Card before boarding Caltrain and train crews may inspect for fares onboard. Riders using Clipper should "tag off" after exiting the train.
This station features side platforms. Use the pedestrian underpass to access the northbound platform from the parking lot and southbound platform. A separate pedestrian tunnel (not wheelchair accessible) connects the train station with areas east of Alma Street.
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Parking requires a $5.50 daily fee or a Caltrain monthly parking permit. To pay the daily parking fee, remember the stall number and pay at the Caltrain ticket machines located on the station platforms.
Bike racks and lockers are available at the station. Call City of Palo Alto at 650-329-2520 to sign up for lockers.
Ford GoBike operates a self-service bike share station near the station.