Transportation

Bus Service

Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST)
One Ryan Ranch Road
Monterey, CA 93940
1-888-MST-BUS1 (1-888-678-2871)
www.mst.org

For the latest fare rates and available discounts, visit the Fare page on the MST website.

Don’t know which buses to take? Plan your trip door-to-door:
Trip Planner Tool

Transportation for Seniors

The Monterey Senior Transportation website offers information and available transportation options designed specifically to meet the needs of seniors.

Youth Discount Summer Pass

Youth ages 18 and under can ride the Monterey-Salinas Transit buses from June 1 through August 31 for a discounted rate of $38 using the Summer Youth GoPass. It provides unlimited rides on MST’s local, primary, and regional routes. Add only $1 cash fare for travel on MST’s commuter routes. GoPasses can be purchased at www.mst.org or at the Salinas, Marina, or Monterey Transit Centers. Call 1-888-MST-BUS1 for more information.

Special Medical Trips

MST’s Special Medical Trips provide medical transportation two days per month to the Bay Area. To ride you must make a reservation. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, and must be made by 5:00 pm the day before you plan to travel. Cancellations for any previously made reservation must also be made before 5:00 pm the day before you travel. Failure to provide advanced notice of cancellation may jeopardize future riding privileges.

Round trip fare is $40.

Personal Care Attendants registered with MST may ride with a passenger without charge. Other companions not registered with MST can ride when space is available for the standard $40 fare.

--First Tuesday of the Each Month--San Jose and Palo Alto area health care facilities:

  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
  • Stanford Medical Center
  • Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Veterans Administration Hospital

--Third Thursday of Each Month--San Francisco area health care facilities:

  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center
  • Mt. Zion Medical Hospital

Each trip will originate and return to the Salinas Transit Center, Gate 9. Buses depart the transit center at 9:00 am and return no later than 3:00 pm. It is the rider’s responsibility to find transportation to and from the Salinas Transit Center.

Taxi Services

Monterey

Central Coast Cab Company (831) 646-8294
Yellow Taxi (831) 375-3155

Salinas

Garcia’s Taxi Service (831) 757-3369
Green Cab (831) 757-4211
Orange Cab (831) 757-7778
Salinas Sal’s Taxi (831) 422-7276