There are 4 ways to get from Monterey to Mountain View by bus, train, car or towncar

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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Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Tyler / Franklin to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station 55
  2. Take the bus from Gilroy, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6774 / ...

$9 - $39

3 alternative options

Line 20 bus, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$32 - $72

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Monterey to Mountain View 77 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Monterey to Mountain View 77 miles

$120 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Monterey to Mountain View is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monterey to Mountain View is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Monterey and Mountain View is 56 miles. The road distance is 77 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Monterey to Mountain View, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Monterey, CA, USA and Mountain View, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Monterey to Mountain View via Monterey / Gilroy Train Station, Gilroy, Ca, San Jose, Ca, and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
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
Bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Cahill / Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Gilroy, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Monterey to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$90 - $120
ASSIST
$120 - $150
uberX
$120 - $150
WAV
$120 - $150
uberXL
$170 - $220
SELECT
$240 - $310
BLACK
$340 - $430
SUV
$380 - $470

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