Compare train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Monterey
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from San Luis Obispo to Monterey right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from San Luis Obispo to Monterey?
In the last month, $40.00 was the average price of a train ticket from San Luis Obispo, CA to Monterey, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from San Luis Obispo to Monterey?
The distance between San Luis Obispo and Monterey is approximately 114 miles, or 184 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 35 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from San Luis Obispo to Monterey are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs San Luis Obispo at 3:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from San Luis Obispo to Monterey?
Trains leave the station in San Luis Obispo twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Monterey to San Luis Obispo.
Which train should you take from San Luis Obispo to Monterey?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects San Luis Obispo, California to Monterey, California. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
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Where is the train station in San Luis Obispo?
There is one train station in San Luis Obispo:
- 1011 Railroad Ave
Where is the train station in Monterey?
There are more train stations and stops in Monterey than most cities. Most trains from San Luis Obispo will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Monterey:
- Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal
- Monterey Bay Aquarium
- 1 Old Golf Course Rd
- 500 Tyler St
- 351 Fremont St
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