The distance between Phoenix and Monterey is approximately 596.78 miles, or 960.18 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 26 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 24 hours and 10 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.
Typically there are 16 schedules to compare for your trip to Monterey. One train carrier operates regular service on the Phoenix to Monterey route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Phoenix to Monterey, usually offering 16 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Monterey, which start at $77.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Phoenix to Monterey start from $136.00, and on average cost $187.51. Daily there are 16 Amtrak schedules to Monterey. Amtrak in Phoenix leaves from 2717 W Bell Rd and one other station. And in Monterey trains arrive at 1 Old Golf Course Rd and 4 other train stations.
From Phoenix to Monterey train travel on Amtrak takes 26 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Monterey faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 24 hours and 10 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 16 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $172.40 for a one-way train ticket to Monterey.