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

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Bus  •  3h 49m

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

$22 - $42

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Drive  •  2h 17m

  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 2h 17m.

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

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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 Transit Center and Gilroy, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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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 3h 49m and costs $22 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m 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 2h 17m to drive from Monterey to Merced.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Merced. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Monterey to Merced.
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  • Distance: 92.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 49m

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 Transit Center, Monterey & 3rd, and Gilroy, CA in around 3h 49m.

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
1h 2m
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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GotoBus

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