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There are 7 ways to get from Monterey to Berkeley by bus, subway, train, car, plane, shuttle or towncar

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Bus, BART  •  3 h 52 min

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

$12 - $23

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Line 20 bus, bus  •  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, 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 9 min

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

$152 - $488

Shuttle, line 292 bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
  2. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St 292 / ...

$50 - $57

Uber  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Monterey to Berkeley 116.9 miles

$170 - $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 52 min and costs $11 - $23.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 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 49 min.

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Monterey to Berkeley bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Emeryville Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monterey to Berkeley is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Monterey to Berkeley.

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Map of how to get from Monterey to Berkeley.
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  • Distance: 90.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 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
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salinas Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
$170 - $230
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$150 - $200
Assist
$170 - $230
UberX
$170 - $230
WAV
$170 - $230
UberXL
$270 - $340
Select
$380 - $480
Black
$500 - $650
Black SUV
$550 - $750

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United Airlines offers flights from Monterey Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 517+ hotels available in Berkeley. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Monterey to Monterey Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $4.

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