The distance between Chicago to Monterey is 1857.74 miles or 2988.99 km. A train trip from Chicago to Monterey typically takes 55 hours, If you are looking to get to Monterey faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 54 hours and 20 minutes to get from Chicago to Monterey.
Going from Chicago to Monterey by train takes over 55 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Sunday trains from Chicago 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Monterey start from $355.19, and on average cost $479.93. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Monterey. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Monterey trains arrive at 500 Tyler St and 4 other train stations.
From Chicago to Monterey train travel on Amtrak takes 54 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Monterey faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 54 hours and 0 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $513.35 for a one-way train ticket to Monterey.