There are 9 ways to get from Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Burbank Station to San Jose, CA
  2. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl 55

$36 - $67

8 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Salinas Amtrak Coast Starlight

$63 - $174

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Glendale Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Salinas, Ca 6766 / ...

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea 316.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Burbank to San Jose, line 24 bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC
  2. Take the line 24 bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler to 6th / Mission Street

$104 - $364

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Monterey, line 2 bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Downtown Burbank station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Monterey (MRY) LAX - MRY
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Munras / Soledad Drive to 6th / Mission Street

$100 - $311

Fly Burbank to San Francisco  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Francisco (SFO) BUR - SFO

$114 - $514

Train to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Downtown Burbank station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC

$123 - $317

Fly Burbank to Oakland, shuttle  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$160 - $504

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burbank station to Carmel-by-the-Sea. However, there are services departing from Burbank Station and arriving at 6th / Mission Street via Cahill / Diridon Station and Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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The distance between Burbank and Carmel-by-the-Sea is 263 miles. The road distance is 316.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 43 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 9 h 43 min to get from Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea, including transfers.

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Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Burbank Station.

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The best way to get from Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea is to bus which takes 9 h 43 min and costs $35 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $180 and takes 10 h 2 min, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $550 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea.
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  • Distance: 263 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 43 min

What companies run services between Burbank, CA, USA and Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea via San Jose, CA, Cahill / Diridon Station, Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl, and Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler in around 9 h 43 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Burbank to Carmel-by-the-Sea once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 7 h 59 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Burbank Amtrak to Salinas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Burbank station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler to 6th / Mission Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Munras / Soledad Drive to 6th / Mission Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Glendale Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com

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