There are 7 ways to get from Oakland to Monterey Bay Aquarium by bus, train, car, plane, subway, shuttle 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 via San Jose, Ca  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate 55

$15 - $36

6 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Salinas Amtrak Coast Starlight

$33 - $79

Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Salinas, Ca 6725 / ...

$22 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Monterey Bay Aquarium 112.7 miles

$11 - $16

Fly, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Monterey (MRY) SFO - MRY
  2. Take the bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 2 Munras to Foam / Irving

$151 - $496

BART, shuttle  •  4 h 40 min

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

$54 - $72

Uber  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland to Monterey Bay Aquarium 112.7 miles

$170 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Oakland and Monterey Bay Aquarium is 85 miles. The road distance is 112.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Oakland to Monterey Bay Aquarium, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oakland to Monterey Bay Aquarium. However, there are services departing from Oakland, Ca and arriving at Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate via Cahill / Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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

You can take a bus from Oakland to Monterey Bay Aquarium via San Jose, Ca, Cahill / Diridon Station, and Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate in around 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Oakland to Monterey Bay Aquarium once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Salinas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 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 12th St. Oakland City Center to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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 Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 2 Munras to Foam / Irving
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
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 Oakland to Monterey Bay Aquarium
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 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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