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There are 4 daily trains from Monterey to Anaheim. Traveling by train from Monterey to Anaheim usually takes around 12 hours and 46 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 12 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||295 mi (475 km)|
|Fastest train||12h 25m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
Which train should you take from Monterey to Anaheim?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Monterey, California to Anaheim, California. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
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 4 Amtrak trains from Monterey to Anaheim every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €63.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Monterey to Anaheim 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.
How long is the train journey from Monterey to Anaheim?
The distance between Monterey and Anaheim is approximately 295 miles, or 475 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 25 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 Monterey to Anaheim are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Monterey at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Monterey to Anaheim?
There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Anaheim to Monterey.
Where is the train station in Monterey?
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 5 stops and stations in Monterey where you can board the train.
Train stations in Monterey:
351 Fremont St
500 Tyler St
1 Old Golf Course Rd
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Where is the train station in Anaheim?
Anaheim has one train station.
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