Cheap San Jose to Monterey train tickets

switcheroo

Key Stats

How much are San Jose to Monterey train tickets?

Lowest Price$28.00
Fastest2h 18m
Daily Schedules2
train carriers1
Lowest prices
We partner with 100s of bus, train & ferry operators to find you the best fares.
No wanderu fees
We simply offer you the lowest prices directly from the carrier.
Best travel options
We offer the safest & most reliable options on millions of routes.

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for San Jose to Monterey
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Amtrak
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
See Reviews
John
4.0
June 16, 2019Vacation
Pros
Very restful. Easy to move around. Good viewing from the lounge car.
Cons
The check in process and seat assigning seemed cumbersome and slow.
Tips
Arrive early if you want a pair of seats together

How to find cheap train tickets from San Jose to Monterey ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Jose 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 San Jose to Monterey was $28.00. 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 San Jose to Monterey ? How far is San Jose to Monterey ?

The distance between San Jose to Monterey is 51.02 miles or 82.09 km. A train trip from San Jose to Monterey typically takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. 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 2 hours and 18 minutes to get from San Jose to Monterey.

Getting to Monterey from San Jose by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to Monterey from San Jose is fairly easy to do with plenty of time to see the sights in Monterey and still get back at a reasonable time in the evening.

On Monday trains from San Jose 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Jose to Monterey

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Monterey. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Jose to Monterey route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Jose to Monterey, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Jose 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 San Jose to Monterey, which start at $18.00.

One train carrier connects San Jose to Monterey

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Jose to Monterey start from $28.00, and on average cost $28.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Monterey. Amtrak in San Jose leaves from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, And in Monterey trains arrive at 1 Old Golf Course Rd and 4 other train stations.

From San Jose to Monterey train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Monterey faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 18 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $28.00 for a one-way train ticket to Monterey.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 25m
Avg. Price
$28.00

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart San Jose on their way to Monterey. The busiest departure station in San Jose serving this route is Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St.
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
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 San Jose serving this route is 1 Old Golf Course Rd, Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal, 351 Fremont St, Monterey Bay Aquarium, 500 Tyler St.
  • 1 Old Golf Course Rd
  • Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal
  • 351 Fremont St
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • 500 Tyler St