Visitor Info

How to Get Around

Public Transportation
  • Amtrak rail service is available daily through Salinas with bus connections to downtown Monterey.
    Phone: 800-872-7245
    Website: www.amtrak.com

  • Monterey-Salinas Transit has routes runing daily throughout the county. Fares are charged according to the distance and exact change is required.
    Phone: 831-899-2555

  • The WAVE is a waterfront area visitor express bus service operating during the summer, May 31 - September 1, in historic Monterey, Cannery Row, Pacific Grove, with connections to Carmel.
    Website: www.mst.org

Bicycling

Bicycling is encouraged in New Monterey and surrounding communities. A comprehensive guide, Tips for Tourists Bicycling Monterey, is available online at no charge. And many Lighthouse District businesses and organizations give discounts to cyclists on Thursdays as part of the countywide HER Helmet Thursdays project.

Monterey Peninsula Airport

Over 52 arrivals and departures daily to San Francisco, San Jose, and Los Angeles. Served by Alaska Airlines, American/Eagle, Northwest, Skywest/Delta, United/United Express, and US Air.
Phone: 831-373-1704
Website: www.montereyairport.com

Airport Connections
Connections to San Jose and San Fransisco Airports are available through:

  • Adventure Tours: 831-375-2409
  • Monterey-Salinas Airbus: 800-291-2877 or 883-2871
  • Rental cars, taxis, and limousine services are available for service throughout the county.

Maps, Directions, & Parking

Refer to the Maps & Directions page for parking information or directions to the Lighthouse District.

Assistance & Resources

Emergency: Fire, Police, Ambulence
911
Community Hospital
831-624-5311
Weather
831-656-1725
AAA
831-373-3021
Monterey County Film Commission
831-646-0910
Cultural Council for Monterey County
831-622-9060
Economic Development Corporation
831-384-0295
Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
831-649-1770