There are 3 ways to get from Monterey to Merced by bus or car

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Bus Tufesa  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Tyler / Franklin to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station 55
  2. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced

$14 - $34

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Tyler / Franklin to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station 55
  2. Take the bus from Gilroy, Ca to Madera, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Madera, Ca to Merced, Ca

$28 - $74

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Monterey to Merced 119.9 miles

$11 - $17

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Monterey to Merced. However, there are services departing from Tyler / Franklin and arriving at Merced via Gilroy Caltrain Station and Gilroy, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Monterey and Merced is 92 miles. The road distance is 119.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Monterey to Merced without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $14 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Monterey to Merced, including transfers.

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

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Monterey to Merced bus services, operated by Tufesa, arrive at Merced station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monterey to Merced is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Monterey to Merced.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Merced. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 92.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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 Caltrain Station, Monterey & 3Rd, and Gilroy, CA in around 3 h 49 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
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
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GotoBus
Plus
$9 - $13
Platinum
$14 - $18
Ejecutivo
$14 - $20
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
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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