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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  3 h 41 min

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

$6 - $16

4 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  4 h 43 min

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

$31 - $96

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium 73 miles

$7 - $11

Shuttle  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose International Airport to Monterey

$47 - $62

Uber  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium 73 miles

$110 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Scott and arriving at Pvt Bolio Rd / Pvt Bolio Gate via Cahill / Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Santa Clara and Monterey Bay Aquarium is 51 miles. The road distance is 73 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 41 min and costs $6 - $17.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium, including transfers.

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Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Cahill / Diridon Station.

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Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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There are 272+ hotels available in Monterey Bay Aquarium. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 51.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

What companies run services between Santa Clara, CA, USA and Monterey Bay Aquarium, CA, USA?

Monterey-Salinas Transit operates a bus from Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium 4 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 7 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.

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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
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Jose International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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 Santa Clara to Monterey Bay Aquarium
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$95 - $120
Assist
$110 - $140
UberX
$110 - $140
WAV
$110 - $140
UberXL
$170 - $210
Select
$240 - $300
Black
$320 - $400
Black SUV
$350 - $440

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