There are 5 ways to get from Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium by bus, train, night bus, 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.

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Bus  •  3 h 41 min

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

$8 - $17

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Train, line 21 bus  •  4 h 53 min

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

$32 - $72

Line 22 bus, night bus, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from El Camino & Mathilda to Santa Clara & Montgomery 22
  2. Take the night bus from San Jose, Ca to Salinas, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 to Playa / Sand City Station 20
  4. Take the bus from Playa / Sand City Station to Foam / Irving

$20 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium 75.2 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium 75.2 miles

$110 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Mathilda and arriving at Foam / Irving via San Jose, Ca, Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 and Playa / Sand City Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Sunnyvale and Monterey Bay Aquarium is 53 miles. The road distance is 75.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 41 min and costs $8 - $18.

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

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Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Mathilda station.

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Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at Foam / Irving station.

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Map of how to get from Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 52.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

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

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 to Playa / Sand City Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Playa / Sand City Station to Foam / Irving
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Mathilda to Santa Clara & Montgomery
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from San Jose, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sunnyvale to Monterey Bay Aquarium
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
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uber.com
Assist
$110 - $150
UberX
$110 - $150
WAV
$110 - $150
UberXL
$170 - $220
Select
$250 - $310
Black
$330 - $420
Black SUV
$370 - $460

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