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There are 3 ways to get from Sylmar to Montclair by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hubbard / Glenoaks to Spring / 7th
  2. Take the bus from Olive Ave and 5th St E to Montclair Transit Center

Drive

  1. Drive from Sylmar to Montclair

Sylmar to Montclair by train

The train journey time between Sylmar and Montclair is around 2h 52m and covers a distance of around 56 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 13m. The fastest train normally takes 1h 48m. Operated by Metrolink Trains, the Sylmar to Montclair train service departs from Sylmar/San Fernando station and arrives in Montclair station. Typically 33 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 38m
Layover time:
1h 13m
Total time:
2h 52m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 48m
Train distance:
56 miles
Trains per week:
33
Cheapest price:
$0
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:42
Last train departs at:
19:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sylmar to Montclair train schedules

Sylmar → 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.

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

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Sylmar to Montclair is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sylmar to Montclair is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sylmar to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Hubbard / Glenoaks and arriving at Central @ San Bernardino Sb Fs via Olive Ave and 5th St E and Montclair Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sylmar station to Montclair station. However, there are services departing from Sylmar/San Fernando station and arriving at Montclair station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Sylmar and Montclair is 46 miles. The road distance is 53.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Sylmar to Montclair without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs $0 - $14.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Sylmar to Montclair, including transfers.

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Sylmar to Montclair bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Hubbard / Glenoaks station.

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Sylmar to Montclair train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, depart from Sylmar/San Fernando station.

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The best way to get from Sylmar to Montclair is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs $0 - $14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3 - $10 and takes 4h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Sylmar to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 46.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

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

You can take a train from Sylmar to Montclair via L. A. Union Station station in around 2h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sylmar to Montclair via Spring / 7th, Olive Ave and 5th St E, and Montclair Transit Center in around 4h 39m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $8
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$2 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$4 - $6
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $6
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$2 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$2 - $4
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Hubbard / Glenoaks to Spring / 7th
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Adult
$1 - $2
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Olive Ave and 5th St E to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sylmar to Montclair is 54 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Sylmar to Montclair.

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