Cheap train tickets from Truckee to Monterey, CA


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How much are train tickets from Truckee to Monterey, CA?

Lowest Price$92.30
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Truckee to Monterey, CA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Truckee to Monterey 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 Truckee to Monterey was $92.30. 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 Truckee to Monterey, CA?

The distance between Truckee and Monterey is approximately 210.37 miles, or 338.48 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 58 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 Truckee to Monterey?

On Sunday trains from Truckee to Monterey 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Truckee to Monterey?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Truckee to Monterey route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Truckee to Monterey, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Truckee to Monterey, 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Truckee to Monterey, CA, which start at $84.39.

One train company connects Truckee to Monterey


Amtrak train tickets from Truckee to Monterey start from $92.30, and on average cost $92.30. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Monterey. Amtrak in Truckee leaves from 10065 Donner Pass Rd, And in Monterey trains arrive at 500 Tyler St,

From Truckee to Monterey train travel on Amtrak takes 8 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Monterey faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 58 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Monterey on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $92.30 for a one-way weekend reservation from Truckee.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Truckee on their way to Monterey:
  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd
There is one train station where trains from Truckee arrive in Monterey:
  • 500 Tyler St