Route 281

Palo Alto Road Closure Affects Service on Routes 280, 281, 296 & 397

Starting Monday, March 19 until Saturday, May 19, 2018, two stops located between Webster and Cowper streets on Routes 280, 281, 296 and 397 will not be served due to a construction project resulting in a road closure.

Two bus stops will not be served:

Stop ID 34065: Southwest, University Ave/Middlefield Rd. – affects service on Routes 280 & 281 to Stanford Mall; Routes 296 & 397 to Palo Alto Caltrain

Stop ID 347064: Northeast, University Ave/Middlefield Rd. – affects service on Route 280 to Purdue/Fordham; Route 281 to Onetta Harris Community Center; Route 296 to Redwood City Caltrain; and Route 397 to Folsom St/Beale St.

Effective August 6, 2017

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
7:40 7:45 7:50 7:54 8:03 8:10
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.