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There are 5 ways to get from Placentia to Montclair by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 286 bus, line 61 bus  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the line 286 bus from Brea Mall Transit Center to Pomona Transit Center 286
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Pomona Trans Center Eb Fs to Holt @ Monte Vista Mid 61

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Line 286 bus, line 480 bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the line 286 bus from Brea Mall Transit Center to Pomona Transit Center 286
  2. Take the line 480 bus from Pomona Transit Center to Moreno and Fremont N 480

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station San Bernardino Line

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Placentia to Montclair 22.7 miles

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Placentia to Montclair 22.7 miles

Placentia to Montclair by train and walk

The journey time between Placentia and Montclair is around 3h 13m and covers a distance of around 59 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 33m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 40m. Operated by Amtrak and Metrolink Trains, the Placentia to Montclair service departs from Fullerton Amtrak Station and arrives in Montclair station. Typically 46 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 39m
Layover time:
1h 33m
Total time:
3h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 40m
Journey distance:
59 miles
Services per week:
46
Cheapest price:
$22
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:16
Last service departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Placentia to Montclair train and walk schedules

Placentia → Montclair
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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.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Placentia to Montclair is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Placentia to Montclair is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Placentia to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Brea Mall Transit Center and arriving at Holt @ Monte Vista Mid via Pomona Trans Center Eb Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Placentia station to Montclair station. However, there are services departing from Fullerton Amtrak Station and arriving at Montclair station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Placentia and Montclair is 18 miles. The road distance is 22.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Placentia to Montclair without a car is to line 286 bus and line 61 bus which takes 1h 18m and costs $3 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Placentia to Montclair, including transfers.

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Placentia to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, depart from Brea Mall Transit Center station.

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Placentia to Montclair train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fullerton Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Placentia to Montclair is to line 286 bus and line 61 bus which takes 1h 18m and costs $3 - $8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $22 - $45 and takes 2h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Placentia to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Placentia to Montclair via Pomona Transit Center and Pomona Trans Center Eb Fs in around 1h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Placentia to Montclair via Los Angeles and L. A. Union Station station in around 2h 38m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
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
$0 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$3 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Brea Mall Transit Center to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Moreno and Fremont N
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Pomona Trans Center Eb Fs to Holt @ Monte Vista Mid
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Other operators
Taxi from Placentia to Montclair
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035

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Placentia to Montclair bus services, operated by OmniTrans, arrive at Holt @ Monte Vista Mid station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Placentia to Montclair is 23 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Placentia to Montclair.

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