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Lowest Price$77.00
Fastest Train11h 11m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines1
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Santa Ana-Monterey Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Santa Ana 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Santa Ana to Monterey?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Santa Ana to Monterey, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Santa Ana to Monterey?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $77.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Santa Ana to Monterey.

How long is the train journey from Santa Ana to Monterey?

The distance between Santa Ana and Monterey is approximately 301 miles, or 484 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 11 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 Santa Ana 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 Saturday 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 Santa Ana at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Santa Ana to Monterey?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Monterey to Santa Ana. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Santa Ana to Monterey for $96.00.

What train services are there from Santa Ana to Monterey?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Santa Ana to Monterey. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak511h 21m$77.00

Where is the train station in Santa Ana?

There is one train station in Santa Ana:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd

Where is the train station in Monterey?

There are more train stations and stops in Monterey than most cities. Most trains from Santa Ana will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Monterey:

  • 351 Fremont St
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • 500 Tyler St
  • Marriott Hotel - 350 Calle Principal
  • 1 Old Golf Course Rd

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