California State University, Stanislaus is located in Turlock, California. The closest major airports in the region are located in Oakland, Sacramento, Fresno, and San Jose. From these airports, travel to Turlock is the most convenient by rental car (the major airports offer a variety of car rental companies). Depending on traffic volume, the journey from any of the nearest major airports to Turlock can take 2 or 3 hours. You can also travel by train and bus to the Turlock/Denair station from any of the cities with major airports. Two regional airports in Stockton and Merced also offer limited flights. Please visit the links below for more information on airports, trains, and bus routes.
Regional Location Map
Stockton Metropolitan Airport
Merced Regional Airport
San Francisco International Airport (SFO), CA to Stanislaus State
US-101 from Airport Access Rd, Continue on US-101 S. Take CA-92 E, I-580E, I-205 E. CA-120 E and CA-99 S to W Taylor Rd in Stanislaus County. Take exit 217 from CA-99 S, Take N Golden State Blvd and W Christoffersen Pkwy to Crowell Rd to Ansel Adams Blvd. Approximately 2 hours (depending on traffic)
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), CA to Stanislaus State
Get on I-405 N from S Sepulveda Blvd and Howard Hughes Pkwy, Take I-5 North and CA-99 N to West Monte Vista Ave/University Way in Turlock. Take Exit 215 from CA-99, Follow W. Monte Vista Ave. to University Circle.
Sacramento International Airport (SMF), CA to Stanislaus State
Get on I-5 S from Aviation D. and Airport Blvd, Take CA-99 S to West Taylor Rd. in Stanislaus County. Take exit 217 from CA-99S, Take N. Golden State Blvd and W. Christoffersen Pkwy to Crowell Rd to Ansel Adams Blvd. Approximately 1 hour & 45 minutes (depending on traffic).
Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT), CA to Stanislaus State
Get on CA-180 from E Clinton Way and N Peach Ave, Follow CA-99 to W Monte Vista Ave/University Way in Turlock. Take exit 215 from CA-99. Follow W Monte Vista Ave to University Circle. Approximately 1 ½ hours (depending on traffic)
Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), CA to Stanislaus State
Get on I-880 N. Take I-680 N, I-580 E, I-205 E and CA99 S to W Monte Vista Ave/University Way in Turlock. Take exit 215 from CA-99S. Approximately 3 hour (depending on traffic)
Oakland International Airport (OAK), CA to Stanislaus State
Get on I-880 from Airport Dr. and 98th Ave. Take I-580 E, I-205 E and CA-99 to W Monte Vista Ave/University Way in Turlock. Take exit 215 from CA-99 S. Approximately 2 ½ hours (depending on traffic)
Train & Bus
From Oakland, San Jose, Sacramento, Stockton, Merced, and Fresno, one can take the Amtrak train or Greyhound bus to the Turlock/Denair train station.
From San Jose and the Dublin/Pleasanton Bay Area Rapid Transit (or BART subway) Station in the East Bay, one can connect to the Altamont Corridor Express. Another option would be taking an amtrak from the bay area to Turlock-Denair station.