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There are 9 ways to get from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from Oxnard Amtrak Station to Salinas Amtrak Station Coast Starlight

$56 - $167

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Train, bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the train from Camarillo Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Salinas, Ca 6766 / ...

$57 - $142

Bus  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Esplanade Mall NB to UCSB Bus Loop 87
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop to Salinas Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  5h 16m

  1. Drive from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium 309.3 miles

$30 - $45

Line 161 bus, bus to Los Angeles, fly to Monterey  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the line 161 bus from Thousand Oaks / Hampshire to Canoga Station
  2. Take the bus from Canoga Station to Woodley Station
  3. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Monterey (MRY) LAX - MRY

$99 - $310

Line 161 bus to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose, shuttle  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the line 161 bus from Thousand Oaks / Hampshire to Canoga Station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC
  3. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose International Airport to Monterey

$122 - $316

Train to Burbank, fly to San Jose, shuttle  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Moorpark station to Burbank Airport – South
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC
  3. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose International Airport to Monterey

$110 - $410

Train to Burbank, fly to San Francisco, shuttle  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Moorpark station to Burbank Airport – South
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Francisco (SFO) BUR - SFO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$120 - $560

Bus to Long Beach, fly to San Jose, shuttle  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Hampshire & Foothill Dr. to Flower & 7th
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC
  3. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose International Airport to Monterey

$98 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium. However, there are services departing from Thousand Oaks Transit Center and arriving at Foam / Irving via Esplanade Mall NB, Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop, Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 and Tyler / Franklin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 49m.

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The distance between Thousand Oaks and Monterey Bay Aquarium is 243 miles. The road distance is 309.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium without a car is to train which takes 10h 6m and costs $55 - $170.

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It takes approximately 10h 6m to get from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium, including transfers.

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Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Ventura County Transportation Commission, depart from Esplanade Mall NB station.

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The best way to get from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium is to train which takes 10h 6m and costs $55 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Monterey Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Salinas Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 243 miles
  • Duration: 10h 6m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 6h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium via Esplanade Mall NB, Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop, Salinas Amtrak Station, Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7, Tyler / Franklin, Tyler / Franklin, and Foam / Irving in around 10h 49m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oxnard Amtrak Station to Salinas Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Camarillo Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Moorpark Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Moorpark station to Burbank Airport – South
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Esplanade Mall NB to UCSB Bus Loop
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
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 Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop to Salinas Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Thousand Oaks / Hampshire to Canoga Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Canoga Station to Woodley Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Jose International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Hampshire & Foothill Dr. to Flower & 7th
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium is 309 miles. It takes approximately 5h 16m to drive from Thousand Oaks to Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Monterey Airport.

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