There are 4 ways to get from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea by bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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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Line 24 bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler to 6th / Mission Street 24 / ...

$2 - $12

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea 4.2 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea 4.2 miles

$8 - $11

Walk  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Walk from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea 4.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea is to Uber which costs $8 - $11 and takes 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea is to taxi which costs $15 - $19 and takes 6 min.

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The distance between Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea is 4 miles.

The line 24 bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler to 6th / Mission Street takes 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler and arriving at 6th / Mission Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Rippling River / Carmel Valley Rd station.

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Map of how to get from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea.
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  • Distance: 3.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

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

Monterey-Salinas Transit operates a bus from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $12 and the journey takes 10 min.

Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler to 6th / Mission Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$8 - $11
UberX
$8 - $11
WAV
$8 - $11
UberXL
$10 - $14
Select
$14 - $20
Black
$18 - $23
Black SUV
$22 - $28
Taxi from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 831-424-1234
Website
yellowcab1234.com
Sal's Salinas Taxi Co
Phone
+1 831-422-7276

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