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Anaheim-Monterey Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Anaheim to Monterey. Traveling by train from Anaheim to Monterey usually takes around 11 hours and 12 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 11 hours and 2 minutes.

Distance295 mi (475 km)
Fastest train11h 2m
Lowest price$94.76
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Anaheim to Monterey?

In the last month, C$94.76 was the average price of a train ticket from Anaheim, CA to Monterey, CA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$20.36 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Anaheim to Monterey by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for May. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$89 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Anaheim to Monterey in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$99 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Anaheim to Monterey?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Anaheim, California to Monterey, California. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak111h 12m$107.92
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Anaheim to Monterey every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $95.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Anaheim to Monterey during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Anaheim to Monterey?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Anaheim to Monterey, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Anaheim to Monterey?

The distance between Anaheim and Monterey is approximately 295 miles, or 475 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 2 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Anaheim to Monterey are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Anaheim at 8:00am and arrives in Monterey around 11 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Anaheim to Monterey?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Monterey to Anaheim. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Anaheim to Monterey for $76.06.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Anaheim?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Anaheim.

Where is the train station in Monterey?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Monterey than most cities. Most trains from Anaheim will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Monterey:

Train stations in Monterey:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium

  • 1 Old Golf Course Rd

  • 500 Tyler St

  • Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal

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