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Welcome aboard !

Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) provides bus service to the greater Monterey and Salinas areas, as far south as Paso Robles and Big Sur and as far north as Santa Cruz and San Jose. Service originates from two primary locations–the Monterey Transit Plaza, in downtown Monterey, and the Salinas Transit Center, in downtown Salinas. From these locations, the bus lines branch out like spokes on a wheel. The MST website offers a wealth of information to assist you with transit ride:

Tips & Tools

  • Bus Schedules & RoutesRider Alerts

MST How-to-Ride Guide

MST GoPasses, Go Cards and Rides Ticket Books

Monterey-Salinas Transit makes it easy for you to smart commute by offering MST GoPasses, GO Cards and Rides tickets books. You can buy a one day pass to try it out, a seven day pass and ultimately a 31 day pass if you enjoy the benefits of not having to drive your daily commute. They can be brought on-line or by calling 1-888-MST-BUS1 (1-888-678-2871). GoPasses are also available at MST Customer Service locations and pass outlet locations throughout your community. Click the button below and find the nearest pass outlet near you!

Visit MST Store

Find a Pass Outlet

MST Group Discounts

The Monterey-Salinas Transit Group Discount Program provides 31 Day MST GoPasses at reduced costs. Based on the number of GoPasses your organization orders, participants can enjoy substantially reduced costs – making riding the bus an outstanding benefit. For more information, or to enroll, please call 1-888-MST-BUS1 (1-888-678-2871).

Learn More About Group Discounts

Go831 Employer Resources

MST RealTime

Bus arrival information at your fingertips

Gone are the days of wondering and worrying when your next bus arrives. MST RealTime – is real easy.Using Text, Phone, App or Map – get real-time information about your next bus!

Use MST Real-Time

Help Planning your Smart Transit Commute Trip

If you have any questions or would like help planning your Go831 smart commute trip, call Monterey-Salinas Transit toll free at 1-888-MST-BUS1.

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Transit History

For more information about the history of transportation in California and Monterey County, you can click on the link below!

Caltransit Transit Book