Cheap train tickets from Monterey, CA to Washington DC


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How much are train tickets from Monterey, CA to Washington DC?

Lowest Price$381.78
Fastest88h 45m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Monterey, CA to Washington DC?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Monterey to Washington D.C. is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Monterey to Washington D.C. was $381.78. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Monterey, CA to Washington DC?

The distance between Monterey and Washington DC is approximately 2432.35 miles, or 3913.49 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 89 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 88 hours and 45 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Monterey to Washington DC?

On Tuesday trains from Monterey to Washington D.C. are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Monterey to Washington DC?

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington D.C.. One train carrier operates regular service on the Monterey to Washington D.C. route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Monterey to Washington D.C., usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Monterey to Washington D.C., you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train company connects Monterey to Washington D.C.


Amtrak train tickets from Monterey to Washington DC start from $381.78, and on average cost $381.78. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in Monterey leaves from 1 Old Golf Course Rd and 4 other stations. And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Monterey to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 89 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 88 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $381.78 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

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There are 5 train stations in Monterey with trains to Washington D.C.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 1 Old Golf Course Rd
  • Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • 351 Fremont St
  • 500 Tyler St
There is one train station where trains from Monterey arrive in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station