There are 5 ways to get from Palo Alto 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

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

$15 - $22

4 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  5 h 7 min

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

$34 - $66

Caltrain, night bus, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from California Ave Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  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

$23 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Palo Alto to Monterey Bay Aquarium 83.6 miles

$8 - $12

Uber  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Palo Alto to Monterey Bay Aquarium 83.6 miles

$130 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palo Alto to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which takes 1 h 35 min and costs $8 - $12.

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The distance between Palo Alto and Monterey Bay Aquarium is 94 km. The road distance is 134 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Palo Alto to Monterey Bay Aquarium, including transfers.

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

Monterey-Salinas Transit operates a bus from Palo Alto to Monterey Bay Aquarium 4 times a week. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak 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
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from California Ave Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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
$11 - $17
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9 to Foam / Irving
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Playa / Sand City Station to Foam / Irving
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound USA
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 Palo Alto to Monterey Bay Aquarium
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$95 - $120
ASSIST
$130 - $170
uberX
$130 - $170
WAV
$130 - $170
uberXL
$190 - $240
SELECT
$260 - $330
BLACK
$370 - $460
SUV
$410 - $550

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