There are 2 ways to get from Monterey to Merced by bus or car

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

Bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. 55

$31 - $71

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. 119.9 miles

$11 - $17

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

You can take a bus from Monterey to Merced via Monterey / Gilroy Train Station, Gilroy, Ca, and Madera, Ca in around 4 h 23 min.

Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Gilroy, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Madera, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Monterey and Merced is 148 km. The road distance is 192 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Monterey to Merced. However, there are services departing from Tyler / Franklin and arriving at Merced, Ca via Gilroy, Ca and Madera, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Monterey to Merced, including transfers.