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Quickest route from SF to Monterey?

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Quickest route from SF to Monterey?

Will be pressed for time and need quickest route.Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Quickest route from SF to Monterey?

280S to 101 S to 156W to 1S to Monterey ---drive between 10 and 4 pm or there will be rush hour traffic AM and PM

Edited: 30 May 2014, 20:35
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2. Re: Quickest route from SF to Monterey?

I would do the same, although I usually go 280-S to 85-S to 101-S.

At rush hour, there will be alot of traffic 280-S in San Jose.

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3. Re: Quickest route from SF to Monterey?

During commute hours or not? 280/85/101/156/1 is usually best. Except the height of afternoon commute

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4. Re: Quickest route from SF to Monterey?

280, 85, 101, 156 W (watch this, the exit for 156 E comes along first). The reason for getting off 280 at 85 is because 85 goes through residential areas and misses the downtown San Jose traffic. (It is also a freeway). They both join 101S after San Jose.

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