There are 5 ways to get from Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium by bus, train, night bus, 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  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate 55

$9 - $18

4 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Salinas Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9 to Foam / Irving 21

$33 - $73

Line 522 bus, night bus, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from El Camino & Castro to Santa Clara & Montgomery 22 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from San Jose, Ca to Salinas, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 to Playa / Sand City Station 20
  4. Take the bus from Playa / Sand City Station to Foam / Irving

$20 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium 77.3 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium 77.3 miles

$120 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Castro and arriving at Foam / Irving via San Jose, Ca, Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 and Playa / Sand City Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Mountain View and Monterey Bay Aquarium is 54 miles. The road distance is 77.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium, including transfers.

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Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Castro station.

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Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Foam / Irving station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Map of how to get from Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 54.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

Monterey-Salinas Transit operates a bus from Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium 4 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 7 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 San Jose Diridon Station to Salinas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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 Cahill / Diridon Station to Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9 to Foam / Irving
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 to Playa / Sand City Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Playa / Sand City Station to Foam / Irving
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Castro to Santa Clara & Montgomery
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from San Jose, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Mountain View to Monterey Bay Aquarium
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$120 - $150
UberX
$120 - $150
WAV
$120 - $150
UberXL
$180 - $230
Select
$250 - $320
Black
$340 - $430
Black SUV
$380 - $470

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