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There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Montclair by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station San Bernardino Line

$7 - $10

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Bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Spring St and 1st St E to Montclair Transit Center 699 / ...

$4 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles to Montclair 33.4 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Montclair 33.4 miles

$3 - $5

Los Angeles to Montclair by train

The train journey time between Los Angeles and Montclair is around 1h 1m and covers a distance of around 34 miles. The fastest train normally takes 53 min. Operated by Metrolink Trains, the Los Angeles to Montclair train service departs from L. A. Union Station station and arrives in Montclair station. Typically 91 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 1m
Fastest train time:
53 min
Train distance:
34 miles
Trains per week:
91
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:37
Last train departs at:
21:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Los Angeles to Montclair train schedules

Los Angeles → Montclair
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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montclair is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montclair is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Montclair is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Los Angeles to Montclair is to drive, which costs $3 - $5 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Montclair is to taxi which costs $180 - $220 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Spring St and 1st St E and arriving at Central @ San Bernardino Sb Fs via Montclair Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from L. A. Union Station station station and arriving at Montclair station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 1m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Montclair is 32 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Montclair without a car is to train which takes 1h 1m and costs $7 - $10.

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The train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station takes 1h 1m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Los Angeles to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, depart from Spring St and 1st St E station.

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Los Angeles to Montclair train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, depart from L. A. Union Station station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Montclair is to train which takes 1h 1m and costs $7 - $10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3 - $8 and takes 2h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 31.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 1m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

Metrolink Trains operates a train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1h 1m. Alternatively, Foothill Transit operates a bus from Spring St and 1st St E to Montclair Transit Center every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $6 and the journey takes 1h 23m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Spring St and 1st St E to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Other operators
Taxi from Los Angeles to Montclair
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Rosie Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 805-258-8937
Website
rosietaxicab.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com

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Los Angeles to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Montclair Transit Center station.

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Los Angeles to Montclair train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Montclair station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Montclair is 33 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Los Angeles to Montclair.

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