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There are 3 ways to get from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl 55

$5 - $24

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Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea 43.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea 43.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gilroy station to Carmel-by-the-Sea. However, there are services departing from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station and arriving at 6th / Mission Street via Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Gilroy and Carmel-by-the-Sea is 37 miles. The road distance is 43.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs $5 - $24.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea, including transfers.

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Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Monterey / Gilroy Train Station.

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Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea is 44 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea.

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There are 248+ hotels available in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea.
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  • Distance: 37 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

Monterey-Salinas Transit operates a bus from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea twice daily. Tickets cost $3 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Other operators
Taxi from Gilroy to Carmel-by-the-Sea
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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