There are 3 ways to get from Big Sur to Monterey by bus, taxi or car
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Bus • 1 h 8 min
$3 - $12
2 alternative options
Taxi • 44 min
$90 - $110
Drive • 44 min
$2 - $5
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Big Sur to Monterey is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 44 min.
The quickest way to get from Big Sur to Monterey is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 44 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Highway 1 / River Inn and arriving at Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.
The distance between Big Sur and Monterey is 23 miles. The road distance is 29.7 miles.
The best way to get from Big Sur to Monterey without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 8 min and costs $3 - $12.
The bus from Highway 1 / River Inn to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs four times a week.
Big Sur to Monterey bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, depart from Highway 1 / River Inn station.
Big Sur to Monterey bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl station.
Yes, the driving distance between Big Sur to Monterey is 30 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Big Sur to Monterey.
There are 268+ hotels available in Monterey. Prices start at $90 USD per night.
What companies run services between Big Sur, CA, USA and Monterey, CA, USA?
Monterey-Salinas Transit operates a bus from Big Sur to Monterey 4 times a week. Tickets cost $3 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min.
- Ave. Duration
- 44 min
- Estimated price
- $90 - $110
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