Route 281

NOTICE: On January 17-26, 2017 - The City of Palo Alto is replacing the sanitary sewer system. A manhole located in the center of the driveway from Mitchell Lane leading into the Palo Alto Transit Center will be removed. The closure of the driveway lane requires the closure of the Palo Alto Transit Center.

This will affect the Bus Area only.

- VTA connection info HERE. - SamTrans connection info HERE.


Effective Jan. 10, 2016

Route-281-MAP


Download the Route 281 PDF HERE

Public Timetable Notes: AM - light type. PM - bold type. Not all stops are shown. Please call 1-800-660-4287 for other bus stops.


EASTBOUND - Weekdays to Onetta Harris Center
Stanford
Shopping Center
Palo Alto
Transit Center
University/
Woodland
Bay/
University
Newbridge/
Saratoga
Onetta Harris
Community Center
A B C D E G
5:57 6:03 6:12 6:17 6:22 6:28
6:30 6:36 6:46 6:52 6:57 7:03
6:45 6:51 7:01 7:07 7:12 7:18
7:00 7:06 7:16 7:22 7:27 7:33
7:15 7:22 7:32 7:38 7:43 7:49
7:30 7:37 7:49 7:55 7:59 8:05
7:45 7:52 8:04 8:10 8:14 8:20
8:00 8:07 8:19 8:25 8:29 8:35
8:15 8:22 8:34 8:40 8:44 8:50
8:32 8:39 8:51 8:57 9:01 9:07
8:45 8:52 9:04 9:10 9:14 9:20
9:00 9:07 9:19 9:25 9:29 9:35
9:15 9:22 9:34 9:40 9:44 9:50
9:30 9:37 9:48 9:54 9:58 10:04
9:45 9:52 10:03 10:09 10:13 10:19
10:00 10:07 10:18 10:24 10:28 10:34
10:15 10:22 10:33 10:39 10:43 10:49
10:30 10:37 10:48 10:54 10:58 11:04
10:45 10:52 11:03 11:09 11:13 11:19
11:00 11:07 11:18 11:24 11:28 11:34
11:15 11:22 11:33 11:39 11:43 11:49
11:30 11:38 11:50 11:56 12:00 12:06
11:45 11:53 12:05 12:11 12:15 12:21
12:00 12:08 12:20 12:26 12:30 12:36
12:15 12:23 12:35 12:41 12:45 12:51
12:30 12:38 12:50 12:56 1:00 1:06
12:45 12:53 1:05 1:11 1:15 1:21
1:00 1:08 1:20 1:26 1:30 1:36
1:15 1:23 1:36 1:42 1:47 1:54
1:30 1:38 1:51 1:57 2:02 2:09
1:45 1:53 2:06 2:12 2:17 2:24
2:00 2:09 2:22 2:28 2:33 2:40
2:15 2:24 2:37 2:43 2:48 2:55
2:30 2:39 2:52 3:02 3:07 3:14
2:45 2:54 3:09 3:19 3:25 3:33
3:00 3:09 3:25 3:35 3:41 3:49
3:15 3:24 3:42 3:52 3:58 4:06
3:30 3:39 3:58 4:11 4:17 4:24
3:45 3:54 4:13 4:26 4:32 4:39
4:00 4:10 4:29 4:42 4:48 4:55
4:15 4:25 4:44 4:57 5:03 5:10
4:30 4:40 4:59 5:13 5:19 5:26
4:45 4:55 5:14 5:28 5:34 5:41
5:00 5:10 5:29 5:43 5:49 5:56
5:15 5:25 5:44 5:58 6:04 6:11
5:30 5:40 5:59 6:11 6:17 6:23
5:45 5:55 6:12 6:24 6:30 6:36
6:00 6:10 6:26 6:38 6:44 6:50
6:30 6:40 6:53 7:05 7:11 7:17
7:00 7:08 7:20 7:26 7:30 7:37
7:30 7:38 7:50 7:56 8:00 8:06
8:00 8:08 8:20 8:26 8:30 8:36
8:30 8:37 8:48 8:53 8:57 9:03
9:00 9:07 9:18 9:23 9:27 9:33
9:30 9:37 9:48 9:53 9:57 10:03
10:00 10:05 10:15 10:20 10:24 10:30
WESTBOUND - Weekdays to Stanford Mall
Onetta Harris
Community Center
Newbridge/
Willow
Bay/
University
University/
Woodland
Palo Alto
Transit Center
Stanford
Shopping Center
G F D C B A
6:00 6:05 6:09 6:14 6:23 6:28
6:38 6:43 6:49 6:54 7:03 7:08
7:15 7:22 7:28 7:36 7:46 7:51
7:30 7:38 7:43 7:56 8:09 8:16
7:47 7:55 8:00 8:13 8:26 8:33
8:00 8:08 8:13 8:26 8:39 8:46
8:15 8:22 8:27 8:39 8:52 8:59
8:30 8:37 8:42 8:54 9:07 9:14
8:45 8:52 8:57 9:09 9:22 9:29
9:00 9:07 9:12 9:19 9:31 9:38
9:15 9:22 9:27 9:34 9:46 9:53
9:30 9:36 9:41 9:48 10:00 10:07
9:45 9:51 9:56 10:03 10:15 10:22
10:00 10:06 10:11 10:16 10:28 10:35
10:15 10:21 10:26 10:31 10:43 10:50
10:30 10:36 10:40 10:45 10:57 11:04
10:45 10:51 10:55 11:00 11:12 11:19
11:00 11:05 11:09 11:14 11:27 11:34
11:15 11:20 11:25 11:30 11:43 11:50
11:30 11:35 11:40 11:45 11:58 12:05
11:45 11:50 11:55 12:00 12:13 12:20
12:00 12:06 12:10 12:15 12:28 12:35
12:15 12:21 12:25 12:30 12:43 12:50
12:30 12:36 12:40 12:45 12:58 1:05
12:45 12:50 12:55 1:00 1:13 1:19
1:00 1:05 1:10 1:15 1:28 1:34
1:15 1:20 1:25 1:30 1:43 1:49
1:30 1:35 1:40 1:45 1:58 2:04
1:45 1:50 1:55 2:00 2:13 2:19
2:03 2:08 2:13 2:18 2:31 2:37
2:19 2:24 2:29 2:34 2:47 2:54
2:34 2:39 2:44 2:49 3:02 3:09
2:50 2:55 3:00 3:05 3:18 3:25
3:05 3:10 3:16 3:22 3:34 3:40
3:24 3:29 3:35 3:41 3:53 3:59
3:43 3:48 3:54 4:00 4:12 4:18
3:59 4:04 4:10 4:16 4:28 4:34
4:21 4:26 4:31 4:37 4:49 4:55
4:39 4:45 4:50 4:56 5:08 5:15
4:54 5:00 5:05 5:11 5:23 5:30
5:10 5:16 5:21 5:27 5:39 5:46
5:25 5:30 5:35 5:40 5:52 5:59
5:41 5:46 5:51 5:56 6:08 6:14
5:56 6:01 6:06 6:11 6:23 6:28
6:16 6:22 6:26 6:31 6:43 6:48
6:31 6:37 6:41 6:46 6:58 7:03
6:45 6:50 6:54 6:59 7:09 7:15
7:12 7:17 7:22 7:27 7:37 7:43
7:45 7:50 7:55 8:00 8:10 8:15
8:15 8:19 8:24 8:29 8:38 8:42
8:45 8:49 8:53 8:58 9:07 9:11
9:15 9:19 9:23 9:27 9:36 9:40
9:45 9:49 9:52 9:56 10:05 10:09
10:15 10:19 10:22 10:26 10:34 10:38
EASTBOUND - Saturdays to Onetta Harris Center
Stanford
Shopping Center
Palo Alto
Transit Center
University/
Woodland
Bay/
University
Newbridge/
Saratoga
Onetta Harris
Community Center
A B C D E G
8:03 8:09 8:18 8:23 8:27 8:33
8:33 8:39 8:48 8:53 8:57 9:03
9:03 9:10 9:19 9:24 9:28 9:34
9:33 9:40 9:50 9:56 10:00 10:06
10:03 10:09 10:19 10:25 10:29 10:36
10:33 10:39 10:49 10:55 10:59 11:06
11:03 11:09 11:19 11:25 11:29 11:36
11:33 11:39 11:49 11:55 11:59 12:06
12:03 12:10 12:20 12:26 12:30 12:37
12:32 12:39 12:50 12:56 1:00 1:07
1:02 1:09 1:20 1:26 1:30 1:37
1:32 1:39 1:50 1:56 2:00 2:07
2:03 2:10 2:22 2:28 2:32 2:39
2:30 2:38 2:50 2:56 3:00 3:07
3:00 3:08 3:21 3:27 3:31 3:38
3:30 3:38 3:51 3:57 4:01 4:08
4:00 4:08 4:20 4:27 4:31 4:38
4:30 4:38 4:50 4:57 5:01 5:08
5:00 5:08 5:20 5:27 5:31 5:38
5:30 5:38 5:50 5:56 6:00 6:07
6:00 6:08 6:20 6:26 6:30 6:37
6:30 6:38 6:49 6:55 6:59 7:06
7:00 7:08 7:19 7:25 7:29 7:36
WESTBOUND - Saturdays to Stanford Mall
Onetta Harris
Community Center
Newbridge/
Willow
Bay/
University
University/
Woodland
Palo Alto
Transit Center
Stanford
Shopping Center
G F D C B A
8:18 8:24 8:30 8:35 8:45 8:50
8:48 8:54 9:00 9:05 9:15 9:20
9:18 9:24 9:29 9:34 9:44 9:49
9:48 9:54 9:59 10:04 10:14 10:19
10:18 10:24 10:29 10:34 10:45 10:51
10:48 10:54 10:59 11:04 11:15 11:21
11:18 11:24 11:29 11:35 11:46 11:52
11:48 11:54 11:59 12:05 12:16 12:22
12:18 12:24 12:29 12:35 12:46 12:52
12:48 12:54 12:59 1:05 1:16 1:22
1:18 1:24 1:29 1:35 1:46 1:52
1:48 1:54 1:59 2:05 2:17 2:23
2:18 2:24 2:29 2:35 2:47 2:53
2:48 2:54 2:59 3:05 3:18 3:24
3:18 3:23 3:28 3:34 3:47 3:53
3:48 3:53 3:58 4:04 4:17 4:23
4:18 4:23 4:28 4:34 4:46 4:52
4:48 4:53 4:58 5:03 5:15 5:21
5:18 5:23 5:28 5:33 5:44 5:50
5:48 5:53 5:58 6:03 6:14 6:20
6:18 6:23 6:28 6:33 6:44 6:50
6:48 6:53 6:58 7:03 7:14 7:20
7:18 7:23 7:28 7:32 7:42 7:48
7:35 7:40 7:45 7:49 7:58 8:05
EASTBOUND - Sundays to Onetta Harris Center
Stanford
Shopping Center
Palo Alto
Transit Center
University/
Woodland
Bay/
University
Newbridge/
Saratoga
Onetta Harris
Community Center
A B C D E G
8:33 8:39 8:48 8:53 8:57 9:03
9:03 9:10 9:19 9:24 9:28 9:34
9:33 9:40 9:50 9:56 10:00 10:06
10:03 10:09 10:19 10:25 10:29 10:36
10:33 10:39 10:49 10:55 10:59 11:06
11:03 11:09 11:19 11:25 11:29 11:36
11:33 11:39 11:49 11:55 11:59 12:06
12:03 12:10 12:20 12:26 12:30 12:37
12:32 12:39 12:50 12:56 1:00 1:07
1:02 1:09 1:20 1:26 1:30 1:37
1:32 1:39 1:50 1:56 2:00 2:07
2:03 2:10 2:22 2:28 2:32 2:39
2:30 2:38 2:50 2:56 3:00 3:07
3:00 3:08 3:21 3:27 3:31 3:38
3:30 3:38 3:51 3:57 4:01 4:08
4:00 4:08 4:20 4:27 4:31 4:38
4:30 4:38 4:50 4:57 5:01 5:08
5:00 5:08 5:20 5:27 5:31 5:38
5:30 5:38 5:50 5:56 6:00 6:07
6:00 6:08 6:20 6:26 6:30 6:37
WESTBOUND - Sundays to Stanford Mall
Onetta Harris
Community Center
Newbridge/
Willow
Bay/
University
University/
Woodland
Palo Alto
Transit Center
Stanford
Shopping Center
G F D C B A
8:48 8:54 9:00 9:05 9:15 9:20
9:18 9:24 9:29 9:34 9:44 9:49
9:48 9:54 9:59 10:04 10:14 10:19
10:18 10:24 10:29 10:34 10:45 10:51
10:48 10:54 10:59 11:04 11:15 11:21
11:18 11:24 11:29 11:35 11:46 11:52
11:48 11:54 11:59 12:05 12:16 12:22
12:18 12:24 12:29 12:35 12:46 12:52
12:48 12:54 12:59 1:05 1:16 1:22
1:18 1:24 1:29 1:35 1:46 1:52
1:48 1:54 1:59 2:05 2:17 2:23
2:18 2:24 2:29 2:35 2:47 2:53
2:48 2:54 2:59 3:05 3:18 3:24
3:18 3:23 3:28 3:34 3:47 3:53
3:48 3:53 3:58 4:04 4:17 4:23
4:18 4:23 4:28 4:34 4:46 4:52
4:48 4:53 4:58 5:03 5:15 5:21
5:18 5:23 5:28 5:33 5:44 5:50
5:48 5:53 5:58 6:03 6:14 6:20
6:18 6:23 6:28 6:33 6:44 6:50
6:48 6:53 6:58 7:03 7:14 7:20

Download the Route 281 PDF HERE

Public Timetable Notes: AM - light type. PM - bold type. Not all stops are shown. Please call 1-800-660-4287 for other bus stops.