Trains from Oakland to Monterey

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How much are Oakland to Monterey train tickets?

Lowest Price$28.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Oakland to Monterey ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Oakland 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 Oakland to Monterey was $28.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 1 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $1.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 journey from Oakland to Monterey ? How far is Oakland to Monterey ?

The distance between Oakland to Monterey is 85.79 miles or 138.02 km. A train trip from Oakland to Monterey typically takes 4 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 3 hours and 10 minutes to get from Oakland to Monterey.

Going from Oakland to Monterey by train takes over 4 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 Oakland 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Oakland to Monterey

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Monterey. One train carrier operates regular service on the Oakland to Monterey route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oakland to Monterey, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Oakland 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.

One train carrier connects Oakland to Monterey

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to Monterey start from $28.00, and on average cost $33.12. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Monterey. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St and one other station. And in Monterey trains arrive at 500 Tyler St and 4 other train stations.

From Oakland to Monterey train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Monterey faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $32.74 for a one-way train ticket to Monterey.

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Avg. Time
4h 8m
Avg. Price
$33.12

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Monterey that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Oakland serving this route is 245 Second St, Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave.
  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave
There are 5 different stations where trains arrive to in Monterey. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Oakland serving this route is 500 Tyler St, 351 Fremont St, Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal, 1 Old Golf Course Rd, Monterey Bay Aquarium.
  • 500 Tyler St
  • 351 Fremont St
  • Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal
  • 1 Old Golf Course Rd
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium