How to Reach Carmel Valley, California

The Easiest Way to Reach Carmel Valley


  • By Air: You can board flights to the Monterey Regional Airport served by some airlines from all major cities like Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego and more.
  • By Car: The best way to get in Carmel Valley is driving down. Take the Highway 1 via Carmel-by-the-Sea and then drive towards Carmel Valley Road. It lies at a driving distance of 116 miles south from San Francisco and 325 miles north from Los Angeles.
  • By Bus: There are regular bus services by the Monterey Salinas Transit every hour. Look for the Carmel Valley Grapevine Express (route 24).


  • On Foot: The best way to bask in the beauty of Carmel Valley is walking around. Another reason why walking is feasible in this town is the fact that all the major attractions and wineries lie within close proximity of each other.
  • By Car: If you wish to head to the wineries a little away from the central town, you will have to drive down yourself. 

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Modes of Transportation in Carmel Valley

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Carmel Valley. The most preferred mode of transport in Carmel Valley is Car.

Average distance: 2.41 km Average time: 7 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 7 min Overall average time for 2.41 kms 7 min

How to Reach Carmel Valley from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Salinas to Carmel Valley 14.39 km 14 mins
San Jose to Carmel Valley 53.21 km 53 mins
Sunnyvale to Carmel Valley 62.14 km 1 hour 2 mins
Mountain View to Carmel Valley 66.03 km 1 hour 6 mins
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