There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive by bus, train, car, plane, taxi, 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

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6853
  2. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Mason / POM 55

$38 - $61

Cheapest option

Caltrain, bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Mason / POM 55

$35 - $47

5 alternative options

Caltrain, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Salinas Amtrak Coast Starlight

$115 - $161

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive 119.8 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, taxi  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Monterey (MRY) SFO - MRY
  2. Take a taxi from Monterey to 17-Mile Drive

$176 - $518

Line 292 bus, shuttle  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from Mission St & 9th St to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level 292 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$71 - $83

Uber  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive 119.8 miles

$170 - $210

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and 17-Mile Drive, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive via San Jose, Ca, Cahill / Diridon Station, and Mason / POM in around 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive via San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, and Salinas Amtrak in around 4 h 17 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Monterey
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Mason / POM
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
mst.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 9th St to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$95 - $120
ASSIST
$170 - $210
uberX
$170 - $210
WAV
$170 - $210
uberXL
$260 - $330
SELECT
$370 - $470
BLACK
$500 - $700
SUV
$550 - $750
Taxi from Monterey to 17-Mile Drive
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 831-424-1234
Website
yellowcab1234.com
Sal's Salinas Taxi Co
Phone
+1 831-422-7276

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive?

The distance between San Francisco and 17-Mile Drive is 138 km. The road distance is 192 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive?

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive?

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive is to drive which takes 2 h 13 min and costs $11 - $17.

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive?

It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from San Francisco to 17-Mile Drive, including transfers.