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There are 6 ways to get from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium by train, bus, car, 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.

Recommended option

Caltrain, bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate 55

$10 - $19

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus, bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Santa Clara & Montgomery 522 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate 55

$8 - $19

4 alternative options

Caltrain, train, line 21 bus  •  5 h 20 min

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

$34 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium 89.9 miles

$8 - $13

Line 398 bus, shuttle  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 398 bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level 398
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$49 - $65

Uber  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium 89.9 miles

$130 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium. However, there are services departing from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A and arriving at Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate via Palo Alto Caltrain Station and Cahill / Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Redwood City and Monterey Bay Aquarium is 63 miles. The road distance is 89.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $10 - $20.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium, including transfers.

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Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Palo Alto Caltrain Station.

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Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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There are 272+ hotels available in Monterey Bay Aquarium. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 63 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium via Palo Alto Caltrain Station, Santa Clara & Montgomery, Cahill / Diridon Station, and Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate in around 4 h 56 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Salinas Amtrak Station
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
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Santa Clara & Montgomery
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
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 Redwood City to Monterey Bay Aquarium
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$110 - $150
Assist
$130 - $170
UberX
$130 - $170
WAV
$130 - $170
UberXL
$200 - $260
Select
$290 - $370
Black
$390 - $490
Black SUV
$440 - $550

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