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Travel to Esalen by Shuttle

Van Shuttle Service Prices

  • $80 from Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY)
  • $80 from the Monterey Airbus station

Prices listed (subject to change) are for round trip transportation. One-way service is not offered and credit is not given for unused return service. Esalen will charge your credit card after confirming you have boarded the van. Please make your reservation with the Esalen office at least 24 hours in advance.

Service from San Francisco and San Jose Airports

Guests flying in to San Francisco (SFO) or San Jose (SJC) airports can arrange for transportation to Monterey with Monterey Airbus, and from there pick up the Esalen shuttle. Please visit the Monterey Airbus website for prices, schedule and to make a reservation.


Van service to Esalen is offered on Friday and Sunday afternoons, coinciding with our workshop schedules. Please note that times are approximate.

Departing Monterey Airport Departing Monterey Airbus Station Arriving at Esalen
1:45 PM 2:05 PM 3:15 PM
Departing Esalen Arriving Monterey Airport Arriving Monterey Airbus Station
3:30 PM 5:00 PM 5:15 PM

Shuttle Pick-Up Locations

Monterey airport

  • Outside of Baggage Claim

Monterey Airbus station

  • 438 Calle Principal between Jefferson and Franklin
  • Look for the Monterey Airbus Station sign located outside of a parking garage near Montrio Bistro

Shuttle Reservations Are Required

Reservations for the shuttle van can be made when booking a workshop reservation online, or on the phone with the Esalen Reservations staff at least 24 hours before the departure date. Return service must be confirmed with the Esalen office at least 24 hours prior to departure. Although there is no charge for canceling a shuttle reservation, we ask that you provide at least 24 hours notice.


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