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There are 6 ways to get from Stockton to Monterey by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockton Robert J. Cabral Station to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Tyler / Franklin 55

$4 - $12

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Stockton, CA to San Jose, CA 3911 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Tyler / Franklin 55

$4 - $12

Train, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Skt Stockton Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Tyler / Franklin 55

$17 - $29

Train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Skt Stockton Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Salinas Amtrak Station Coast Starlight

$42 - $84

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Stockton to Monterey 142.7 miles

$14 - $21

Train, BART, fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Stockton Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
  2. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Monterey (MRY) SFO - MRY

$177 - $542

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The cheapest way to get from Stockton to Monterey is to bus which costs $4 - $12 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockton to Monterey is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockton station to Monterey. However, there are services departing from Stockton Robert J. Cabral Station and arriving at Tyler / Franklin via Cahill / Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Stockton and Monterey is 100 miles. The road distance is 142.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Stockton to Monterey without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 54 min and costs $4 - $12.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Stockton to Monterey, including transfers.

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Stockton to Monterey bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Stockton Robert J. Cabral Station.

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The best way to get from Stockton to Monterey is to bus which takes 4 h 54 min and costs $4 - $12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $85 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Monterey Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Stockton to Monterey bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Tyler / Franklin station.

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Map of how to get from Stockton to Monterey.
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  • Distance: 100.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Stockton, CA, USA and Monterey, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Stockton to Monterey via San Jose Diridon Station and Cahill / Diridon Station in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockton to Monterey via Sjd San Jose Station, San Jose Diridon Station, Salinas Amtrak Station, and Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 in around 6 h 11 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Monterey
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
ACE
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
Train from Stockton Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Stockton Robert J. Cabral Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Stockton, CA to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Tyler / Franklin
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockton to Monterey is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Stockton to Monterey.

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

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