There are 3 ways to get from Palo Alto to Monterey by train, bus, car or towncar
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Caltrain, bus • 3 h 28 min
$12 - $24
2 alternative options
Drive • 1 h 33 min
$8 - $12
Uber • 1 h 33 min
$120 - $160
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Monterey is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 33 min.
The quickest way to get from Palo Alto to Monterey is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 33 min.
The distance between Palo Alto and Monterey is 60 miles. The road distance is 82.3 miles.
The best way to get from Palo Alto to Monterey without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $12 - $24.
It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Palo Alto to Monterey, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Palo Alto to Monterey is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Palo Alto to Monterey.
There are 266+ hotels available in Monterey. Prices start at $89 USD per night.
What companies run services between Palo Alto, CA, USA and Monterey, CA, USA?
There is no direct connection from Palo Alto to Monterey. However, you can take the Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain, take the walk to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station, then take the bus to Tyler / Franklin. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Monterey.
Train from California Ave Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 26 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $9 - $12
- Schedules at
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