MTZ to Berkeley Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $12
Fastest Way Train — 17min
Eco-Friendly Way Train — 4 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 13 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
Bus
$12 · 1h 0min · 6 lb of CO2
Vallejo to Berkeley
+1 more option
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Train
$23 · 18min · 4 lb of CO2
MTZ to BKY
+4 more options
Drive
$2 · 18min · 4 lb of CO2
MTZ to Berkeley

Drive from MTZ to Berkeley

It's 13 miles between MTZ to Berkeley. On a typical day, it might take between 18min and 19min from MTZ to Berkeley under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Berkeley by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from MTZ to Berkeley?

The are 6 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from MTZ to Berkeley. The fastest way out of Vallejo towards Berkeley is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Berkeley area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $12. Amtrak operates from MTZ to Berkeley, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from MTZ to Berkeley?

The earlier you can book your trip to Berkeley, the better. There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from MTZ to Berkeley in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day.

Is the train or the bus better from MTZ to Berkeley CA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from MTZ to Berkeley. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Berkeley is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the MTZ/Berkeley buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from MTZ is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between MTZ CA and Berkeley during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from MTZ to Berkeley? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Berkeley traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Berkeley is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from MTZ to Berkeley?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from MTZ to Berkeley is by bus. The bus costs $12 roughly and will take 1 hour.

How long does it take from MTZ to Berkeley by car?

The total distance between MTZ and Berkeley is 13 miles and will take you about 18 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Travel companies on this route

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Amtrak Amtrak from MTZ to Berkeley
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International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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