Duration 26 min
Distance 22.4 miles
Average price $35
Possible routes 3 found

Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea

Rome2rio has found 3 ways to get from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea by bus, taxi and car. The cheapest way to get from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea costs only $2, and the quickest way takes just 26 min. We recommend taking the bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler and then taking the bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to 6th / Mission Street, which takes around 1h 31m.

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Bus, line 2 bus

  1. Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7
    20 / ...
  2. Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl
    2 / ...
  3. Carmel-by-the-Sea
1h 31m
$5 - $24
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Taxi

  1. Salinas
    22.5 miles
  2. Carmel-by-the-Sea
Fastest
26 min
$70 - $85

Drive

  1. Salinas
    22.5 miles
  2. Carmel-by-the-Sea
26 min
Cheapest
$2 - $4

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea. However, there are services departing from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 and arriving at 6th / Mission Street via Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Salinas and Carmel-by-the-Sea is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea without a car is to bus and line 2 bus which takes 1h 31m and costs $5 - $24.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea, including transfers.

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Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, depart from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 station.

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Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at 6th / Mission Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea is 22 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea.

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There are 314+ hotels available in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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How to travel from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Salinas and Carmel-by-the-Sea?

You can take a bus from Salinas to Carmel-by-the-Sea via Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler and Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl in around 1h 31m.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Other operators
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

Carmel-by-the-Sea, United States

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