Public Transportation to Mission

Public Transportation

Map and Address

Mission College 3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054-1897 

Maps to Mission

Driving to Campus

Mission College is located west of the intersection of Mission College Boulevard and Great America Parkway, just north of Highway 101. 

Parking on Campus

Mission College also offers a limited number of plug-ins for electric vehicles in the front of Lot D

Free Smart Pass / Clipper Card

The VTA Smart Pass Clipper Card allows all Mission College students unlimited service on VTA buses and light rail for free. It is paid for through your student fees. You will need to visit the info desk at the campus center for registration.

More information about the Clipper Card. It links tons of transit options in the Bay Area.

VTA Light Rail

The nearest light rain stations to Mission College are Great America or Old Ironsides. Take the Winchester - Mountain View line to Mission College.

VTA Bus Routes

Each of these VTA bus routes stop at Mission College in front of the Student Engagement Center

Public Transportation

Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has direct access by bus lines (20, 57, 59) and nearby light rail service at Old Ironsides Station to Mission College.

Service interuptions and delays can be found on its Twitter feed @vtaservice.

Free Shuttle

Shuttle runs between West Valley and Mission College:

Monday through Thursday | 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.*
Friday | 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.*

* No service between 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
No service during the winter break/holidays.

  • Exclusively for West Valley & Mission College students, faculty & staff
  • Valid West Valley or Mission College student ID required
  • Pick up/drop off in front of WVC Student Services Center
  • Runs every two hours
  • ADA accessible
Other Options

The nearest Caltrain station is the Lawrence Caltrain Station. There is a free Caltrain shuttle during commute hours that is offered by Caltrain to the Mission College Blvd. business sector. 

Ridesharing is another option through 511.org

From the East Bay the Altamont Commuter Express drops off at Great America. A map and timetables are here.

ACE Yellow Line - Shuttle from the Altamont Commuter Express