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.
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.
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.