Best-selling authors Pico Iyer and Janet Fitch teach The Traveler's Practice July 15-20.


Travel to Esalen by Shuttle

We offer shuttle service to Esalen from San Francisco, San Jose, and Monterey airports on Fridays and Sundays beginning October 15, 2017.

Van Shuttle Service Prices

  • $80 from Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY)
  • $120 from San Jose International Airport (SJC)
  • $140 from San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Prices listed include round-trip transportation and are payable upon arrival to Esalen. No discount applies if return trip is unused. Return service must be confirmed with the Esalen office at least 48 hours prior to departure.


Van service to Esalen is offered on Friday and Sunday afternoons, coinciding with our workshop schedules.

Departing SFO Departing SJC Departing MRY Arriving at Esalen
12:00 PM 12:45 PM 2:45 PM 3:30-4:00 PM
Departing Esalen Arriving MRY Arriving SJC Arriving SFO
3:30-4:30 PM 5:45 PM 7:45 PM 8:30 PM

Shuttle Pick-Up Locations

  • SFO - Courtyard #4 near the DOMESTIC UNITED AIRLINES Baggage Claim area
  • SJC - Outside Terminal B at Baggage Claim Door B2
  • MRY - Outside of Baggage Claim

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 48 hours before the departure date. Return service must be confirmed with the Esalen office at least 48 hours prior to departure. Although there is no charge for canceling a shuttle reservation, we ask that you provide at least 48 hours notice.


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