There are 4 ways to get from Santa Cruz to Monterey by bus, taxi, car 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.
Bus • 1 h 15 min
$3 - $12
3 alternative options
Taxi • 46 min
$140 - $180
Drive • 46 min
$4 - $6
Uber • 46 min
$65 - $85
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz to Monterey is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 46 min.
The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz to Monterey is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 46 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Cruz Metro Center and arriving at Tyler / Franklin. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.
The distance between Santa Cruz and Monterey is 27 miles. The road distance is 42.6 miles.
The best way to get from Santa Cruz to Monterey without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $3 - $12.
The bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center to Tyler / Franklin takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.
Santa Cruz to Monterey bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, depart from Santa Cruz Metro Center station.
Santa Cruz to Monterey bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Tyler / Franklin station.
Yes, the driving distance between Santa Cruz to Monterey is 43 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Santa Cruz to Monterey.
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What companies run services between Santa Cruz, CA, USA and Monterey, CA, USA?
Monterey-Salinas Transit operates a bus from Santa Cruz to Monterey 3 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.
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