**Please note that Highway One has re-opened from the Monterey and Carmel area, providing direct access to Post Ranch from the north by car.


Getting to Post Ranch

Post Ranch Inn, located on the Big Sur coast off Highway 1, is 30 miles south of Carmel, 150 miles south of San Francisco and 325 miles north of Los Angeles. The closest airport is Monterey, about a 45-minute drive to Post Ranch. Guests can also fly into San Jose Airport or San Francisco Airport and drive to Post Ranch.


Please note that on-demand transportation services such as Uber and Lyft generally do not operate in the Big Sur area. We ask that you please plan accordingly.


Reservations:
(800) 527-2200 or (831) 667-2200


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Directions From:



FROM LOS ANGELES

(360 MILES, 6-7 HOURS)
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  • Take 101 North towards San Jose / San Francisco
  • Near Salinas, take CA-68 W towards Monterey
  • Highway 68 merges into Highway 1 South
  • Continue on Highway 1 past Monterey & Carmel

The drive from Carmel to Big Sur is about 30 miles or 45 minutes. Post Ranch is located on the west, the right side of the highway.

OR

  • Take I-5 North towards Bakersfield / San Francisco
  • Take exit 268 from I-5 N. Get on US-101 N in Paso Robles from W Lerdo Hwy, via CA-33 N and CA-46 W.
  • Follow US-101 N to Abbott St in Monterey County. Take the Abbott St exit from US-101 N
  • Take CA-68 W towards Monterey
  • Highway 68 merges into Highway 1 South
  • Continue on Highway 1 past Monterey & Carmel

The drive from Carmel to Big Sur is about 30 miles or 45 minutes. Post Ranch is located on the west, the right side of the highway.

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FROM SAN FRANCISCO

(150 MILES, 3 HOURS)
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  • Take Highway 101 South
  • Follow 101 to Highway 156 West, Monterey Peninsula Exit
  • Highway 156 merges into Highway 1 South
  • Continue on Highway 1 past Monterey & Carmel

The drive from Carmel to Big Sur is about 30 miles or 45 minutes. Post Ranch is located on the west, the right side of the highway.

OR

  • Go south on Highway 280
  • Get on Highway 85 South
  • Take 101 South towards Los Angeles
  • Continue south past Gilroy & Prunedale
  • Take Highway 156 West, Monterey Peninsula Exit
  • Highway 156 merges into Highway 1 South
  • Continue on Highway 1 past Monterey & Carmel

The drive from Carmel to Big Sur is about 30 miles or 45 minutes. Post Ranch is located on the west, the right side of the highway.

OR

Take Highway 1 south to Big Sur. (It takes a bit longer, but it’s a beautiful drive.)


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Airports


FROM MONTEREY PENINSULA AIRPORT
(37 MILES, 45 MINUTES)

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  • When leaving the airport on Olmsted Road, turn right onto Highway 68
  • Follow the signs to Highway 1 South, Big Sur
  • Stay on Highway 1 through Carmel, drive about 30 miles to Big Sur
  • Turn right into the entrance of Post Ranch. (From Carmel, the drive is about 45 minutes.)

FROM SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT
(139 MILES, 2.5 HOURS)

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  • Take Highway 101 South (approximately 1.5 hours)
  • Follow 101 to Highway 156 West, Monterey Peninsula Exit (95 miles)
  • Highway 156 merges into Highway One South
  • Follow Highway 1 past Carmel into Big Sur
  • Turn right into the entrance of Post Ranch. (From Carmel, the drive is about 45 minutes.)

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FROM NORMAN Y. MINETA SAN JOSE AIRPORT
(108 MILES, 2 HOURS)

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  • When leaving the airport, follow signs to Highway 101 South
  • Follow 101 South to Highway 156 West, Monterey Peninsula Exit (50 miles)
  • Highway 156 will become Highway One South
  • Follow Highway 1 past Carmel into Big Sur
  • Turn right into the entrance of Post Ranch. (From Carmel, the drive is about 45 minutes.)


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