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.

Recommended option

Line 24 bus  •  10 min

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

$1 - $2

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

$7 - $10

Walk  •  1 h 33 min

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

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 $1 - $2 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
$1 - $2
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
$7 - $10
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$55 - $80
ASSIST
$7 - $10
uberX
$7 - $10
WAV
$7 - $10
uberXL
$11 - $16
SELECT
$16 - $22
BLACK
$18 - $23
SUV
$22 - $27
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea?

The distance between Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea is 6 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea?

The cheapest way to get from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea is to line 24 bus which costs $1 - $2 and takes 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea?

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

Is there a direct bus between Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea?

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.

How long does it take to get from Monterey to Carmel-by-the-Sea?

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