Great America station

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Great America
Santa Clara VTA
VTA light rail station
Great America VTA 1759 03.JPG
A VTA train near Great America Station with Levi's Stadium under construction.
Location2799 Tasman Drive
Santa Clara, California
Coordinates37°24′13″N 121°58′28″W / 37.403523°N 121.974442°W / 37.403523; -121.974442Coordinates: 37°24′13″N 121°58′28″W / 37.403523°N 121.974442°W / 37.403523; -121.974442
Owned byVTA
Platforms1 island platform, 1 side platform
ConnectionsVTA: 140, 330
SMART: 177
Disabled accessYes
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO SCvta.svg VTA Light Rail   Following station
Mountain View–Winchester
toward Winchester
Great America station is located in San Jose, California
Great America station

Great America is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). California's Great America is served by the Mountain View–Winchester light rail line.


The station is located in the median of Tasman Drive between the Santa Clara Convention Center and California's Great America. It is also across the street from the San Francisco 49ers home, Levi's Stadium.

Station layout[edit]

Platform Northbound toward Mountain View (Old Ironsides)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound toward Winchester (Lick Mill)
Side platform, doors will open on the right (only used during special events)

Station amenities[edit]

Connecting transit[edit]

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) provides commuter service on the express line 140 from Fremont BART station and Milpitas to Mission College.[1] There is also a limited service route 330 linking San Jose's Almaden Valley and the city of Campbell with Santa Clara and Milpitas.[2] Line 59 previously served this station but was discontinued on January 14, 2008 as a result a reorganization of VTA bus service.[3] AC Transit line 217 formerly served this station but this service was discontinued because this line serves as a link between Fremont BART station and the VTA light rail system and in 2005 the rail line was extended to the city of Milpitas at Great Mall and beyond, thus the 217 was truncated to a new terminus there.

Altamont Corridor Express offers an employer shuttle to this area from the nearby Santa Clara – Great America Station.


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