There are 7 ways to get from Monterey to Oakland by bus, train, car, plane, shuttle, subway 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 38 min

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

$20 - $44

Cheapest option

Line 20 bus, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6766 / ...

$20 - $45

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$33 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Monterey to Oakland 111.8 miles

$10 - $16

Fly  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to San Francisco (SFO) MRY - SFO

$148 - $482

Shuttle, BART  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to 12th St. Oakland City Center Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae

$52 - $60

Uber  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take an Uber from Monterey to Oakland 111.8 miles

$170 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monterey to Oakland is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monterey to Oakland is to drive which takes 1 h 56 min and costs $10 - $16.

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The distance between Monterey and Oakland is 138 km. The road distance is 179 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Monterey to Oakland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monterey to Oakland. However, there are services departing from Tyler / Franklin and arriving at Oakland, Ca via Gilroy, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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

You can take a bus from Monterey to Oakland via Monterey / Gilroy Train Station and Gilroy, Ca in around 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Monterey to Oakland 3 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
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
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Monterey to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$100 - $140
ASSIST
$170 - $220
uberX
$170 - $220
WAV
$170 - $220
uberXL
$250 - $320
SELECT
$350 - $440
BLACK
$500 - $650
SUV
$550 - $700

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