There are 4 ways to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Big Basin Redwoods State Park by bus, car or towncar

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tyler / Franklin to Santa Cruz Metro Center 78
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 3 to Big Basin Way 35A

$38 - $52

3 alternative options

Line 20 bus, bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 3 to Big Basin Way 35A

$45 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Big Basin Redwoods State Park 68.6 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Big Basin Redwoods State Park 68.6 miles

$100 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Big Basin Redwoods State Park is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Big Basin Redwoods State Park is to drive which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $6 - $10.

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The distance between Carmel-by-the-Sea and Big Basin Redwoods State Park is 75 km. The road distance is 110 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Big Basin Redwoods State Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA and Big Basin Redwoods State Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Big Basin Redwoods State Park via Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler, Tyler / Franklin, Santa Cruz Metro Center, Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 3, and Big Basin Way in around 4 h 55 min.

Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to Santa Cruz Metro Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mst.org
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 3 to Big Basin Way
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$85 - $120
ASSIST
$100 - $140
uberX
$100 - $140
WAV
$100 - $140
uberXL
$150 - $200
SELECT
$220 - $280
BLACK
$300 - $380
SUV
$340 - $420

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