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San Francisco to Monterey train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€25.88
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day8
train carriers1
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How to book cheap San Francisco to Monterey train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from San Francisco to Monterey is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from San Francisco to Monterey were €27.61. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average €3.57 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from San Francisco to Monterey?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Monterey by train is at 07:00 on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 07:00 on Tuesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from San Francisco to Monterey has the most daily schedules

On average there are 8 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from San Francisco to Monterey, with an average of 8 trips per day and 160 monthly trips. One train carrier currently travels from San Francisco to Monterey. Of the 8 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer San Francisco to Monterey train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from San Francisco to Monterey from €25.88. There are 8 Amtrak schedules from San Francisco to Monterey and you can expect on average to pay €28.68 for a Amtrak ticket to Monterey. In San Francisco, Amtrak departs to Monterey from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 2 other stations. In Monterey, Amtrak arrives at 1 Old Golf Course Rd and 4 other stations.

An average trip on Amtrak from San Francisco to Monterey takes 4 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay €28.59 for a weekend getaway trip to Monterey.

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Avg. Time
4h 50m
Avg. Price
€28.68

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have train departures from San Francisco. Most train trips to Monterey will depart from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
train trips arrive in Monterey at 5 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. 1 Old Golf Course Rd, Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal, 500 Tyler St, Monterey Bay Aquarium, 351 Fremont St are the main train stations in Monterey for trips arriving from San Francisco.
  • 1 Old Golf Course Rd
  • Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal
  • 500 Tyler St
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • 351 Fremont St