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There are 4 ways to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to E San Fernando / 1st Street 55

$8 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus, Caltrain  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station 55
  2. Take the Caltrain from Gilroy Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Limited / ...

$12 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University 75.2 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University 75.2 miles

$110 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University station. However, there are services departing from 6th / Mission Street and arriving at Santa Clara Caltrain Station via Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl and Santa Clara & 1St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Carmel-by-the-Sea and Santa Clara University is 55 miles. The road distance is 75.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $8 - $29.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University, including transfers.

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Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, depart from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl station.

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Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at E San Fernando / 1st Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University.

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Map of how to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University.
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  • Distance: 55.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA and Santa Clara University, CA, USA?

Monterey-Salinas Transit operates a bus from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Gilroy Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to E San Fernando / 1st Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Santa Clara University
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
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uber.com
UberPool
$95 - $130
Assist
$110 - $150
UberX
$110 - $150
WAV
$110 - $150
UberXL
$170 - $220
Select
$240 - $310
Black
$330 - $410
Black SUV
$360 - $460

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