Duration 15h 14m
Distance 389.1 miles
Average price $77
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Berkeley and El Monte takes 15h 14m and the fastest train takes 13h 51m. There is at least one train per day from Berkeley to El Monte. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Emeryville Amtrak Station
  2. El Monte
13h 54m
$63 - $88

Berkeley to El Monte train times

Trains run once daily between Berkeley and El Monte. The service departs Berkeley at 08:20 in the morning, which arrives into El Monte at 22:11. All services require a transfer at Los Angeles Union Station and take an average of 15h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Berkeley to El Monte? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Berkeley station to El Monte station. However, there are services departing from Emeryville Amtrak Station and arriving at El Monte station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 54m.

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The distance between Berkeley and El Monte is 356 miles. The road distance is 389.1 miles.

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Berkeley to El Monte train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Emeryville Amtrak Station.

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Berkeley to El Monte train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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There are 719+ hotels available in El Monte. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Berkeley and El Monte?

Amtrak operates a train from Berkeley to El Monte once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 12h 40m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85

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