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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium by bus, subway, train, car, plane, shuttle or towncar

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Bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal to Salinas Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 to Tyler / Franklin 20 / ...

$5 - $24

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BART, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the BART from Embarcadero BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station Green
  2. Take the bus from E San Fernando / 1st Street to Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate 55

$12 - $23

Caltrain, bus  •  5 h 39 min

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

$16 - $27

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium 116.4 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, bus  •  4 h 27 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

$150 - $495

Line 292 bus, shuttle  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from Mission St & 1st St to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level 292 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$49 - $65

Uber  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium 116.4 miles

$170 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium. However, there are services departing from San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal and arriving at Foam / Irving via Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 and Tyler / Franklin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Ferry Building and Monterey Bay Aquarium is 86 miles. The road distance is 116.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 57 min and costs $5 - $24.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium, including transfers.

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San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Monterey Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Tyler / Franklin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 86.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between San Francisco Ferry Building, CA, USA and Monterey Bay Aquarium, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium via San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal, Salinas Amtrak Station, Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7, Tyler / Franklin, Tyler / Franklin, and Foam / Irving in around 3 h 57 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Monterey
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Embarcadero BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Bus 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal to Salinas Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 to Tyler / Franklin
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from E San Fernando / 1st Street to Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
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
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 1st St to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$150 - $190
Assist
$170 - $220
UberX
$170 - $220
WAV
$170 - $220
UberXL
$270 - $340
Select
$380 - $470
Black
$500 - $650
Black SUV
$550 - $700

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Monterey Airport.

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

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