There are 8 ways to get from Monterey to Berkeley by bus, subway, train, car, plane, shuttle or towncar

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

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Bus, BART  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tyler / Franklin to E San Fernando / 1st Street 55
  2. Take the BART from Fremont to Downtown Berkeley Warm Springs/South Fremont - Richmond

$11 - $20

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Line 20 bus, bus Amtrak  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salinas Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Line 20 bus, bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 2 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 Oakland, Ca 6766 / ...

$22 - $56

Line 20 bus, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$35 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Monterey to Berkeley 116.9 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, BART  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to San Francisco (SFO) MRY - SFO
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Downtown Berkeley

$152 - $488

Shuttle, line 398 bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
  2. Take the line 398 bus from SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St 398

$50 - $57

Uber  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Monterey to Berkeley 116.9 miles

$180 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Monterey to Berkeley is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monterey to Berkeley is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monterey to Berkeley. However, there are services departing from Tyler / Franklin and arriving at Emeryville Amtrak via Salinas Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Monterey and Berkeley is 91 miles. The road distance is 116.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Monterey to Berkeley without a car is to bus and BART which takes 3 h 57 min and costs $10 - $20.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Monterey to Berkeley, including transfers.

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Monterey to Berkeley bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, depart from Tyler / Franklin station.

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The quickest flight from Monterey Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Monterey to Berkeley.
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  • Distance: 90.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between Monterey, CA, USA and Berkeley, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Monterey to Berkeley via Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 and Salinas Amtrak in around 4 h 22 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Fremont to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to E San Fernando / 1st Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Monterey to Berkeley
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$180 - $230
UberX
$180 - $230
WAV
$180 - $230
UberXL
$270 - $340
Select
$380 - $480
Black
$500 - $650
Black SUV
$550 - $750

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