Transportation & Travel


Transportation & Travel

Whether you’re getting to Monterey by car, or by helicopter, this section will help you arrive on time for the event you’re coming to see.

Driving distances from:

Santa Cruz - 48 miles/50 minutes
San Jose - 72 miles/1 hour 15 minutes
San Francisco – 119 miles/2 hours 3 minutes
Sacramento – 194 miles/3 hours 6 minutes
Santa Barbara – 229 miles/3 hours 44 minutes
Los Angeles – 314 miles/5 hours 2 minutes
Fresno – 155 miles/2 hours 37 minutes
Modesto – 126 miles/2 hours 14 minutes


Local partner

Specialized Helicopter

Specialized Helicopters, llc offers helicopter transportation across the Monterey Bay, Silicon Valley areas and beyond. If you need to fly from “point A to point B,” Specialized can create the perfect helicopter experience.

(831) 763-2244


As the nation’s intercity passenger rail operator, Amtrak connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak also is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 15 states and for four commuter rail agencies.