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Altamont Corridor Express (ACE)

Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) is a rail service from the Central Valley (Stockton, Lathrop/Manteca, Tracy) and the East Bay (Livermore, Pleasanton, Fremont) to the Santa Clara Train Station nearest SCU. 

ACE operates four round trip trains daily. Free wifi service is available on selected trains.

Click here for the full station list. 

Eligibility

Only SCU employees and currently enrolled students are eligible for the ACE Discount Program. Students and employees receive 50% off 20-ride and monthly passes. Our office does not offer any one-way tickets. 

Discounted tickets are NOT transferable. 

Ticket Fares:

Adult passes

(to/from Santa Clara)

20-Ride tickets

Monthly passes

     

Stations

Regular

SCU

Regular

SCU

Stockton (SKT) $210.50 $105.25 $368.00 $193.00
Lathrop (LAT)   $100.50   $185.00
Tracy (TRC)   $81.75   $150.00
Tri Valley
Vasco (VAR)
Livermore (LVA)
Pleasanton (PLD)
  $63.00   $115.75
Fremont/Centerville (FMT)   $44.50   $80.75


20-Ride tickets are good for any 20 one-way trips without expiration date.

Monthly passes are good for unlimited trips in the calendar month.

NOTE: The 20-Ride tickets must be validated at the station Ticket Validator  before boarding the train. 

Policies

Discounted tickets can only be purchased at the Parking & Transportation Services Office during normal business hours. 

Per ACE Rail's policy, only ONE 20-Ride ticket or ONE Monthly pass can be purchased per month. The 20-Ride tickets are sold beginning the 16th of every month (non-weekend or holidays) thru the 15th of the following month per customer regardless of distance.

For Month of  

Begin sale

End sale

January

December 16th

January  15th

February

January 16th

February 15th

March

February 16th

March 15th

April

March 16th

April 15th

May

April 16th

May 15th

June

May 16th

June 15th

July

June 16th

July 15th

August

July 16th

Augusth 15th

September

August 16th

September 15th

October

September 16th

October 15th

November

October 16th

November 15th

December

November 16th

December 15th

 

Terms and Conditions

NOTE: There are no exceptions for lost or stolen passes.

P&TS accepts Visa/Mastercard, CASH, FLEX or Check. ATMs are available at the Benson Memorial Center for your convenience. 

P&TS does NOT sell tickets to the general public at the regular price. Regular tickets are available directly through ACE.

Riders purchasing tickets with the intent to resell or evade fare will have the discount privilege removed, along with additional disciplinary action.

Train ticket inspectors may request appropriate identification (e.g. SCU Access Card) from riders using SCU discounted tickets.