See Monterey and Carmel via the Train!
13 Hour Itinerary from San Francisco
  • Starts at: The Ferry Building (8:00am)
  • Shuttle to Emeryville
  • Comfortable Amtrak Train Ride (3 hours)
  • Shuttle from Train Station to Monterey, California
  • Monterey Historic District /Garden District
  • Monterey Fisherman's Wharf
  • Glass Bottom Boat (optional $12 if interested)
  • Cannery Row - Guided walk & free time
  • 17-Mile Drive
  • Monterey Aquarium Option - express entry
  • Carmel, California- Guided walk
  • Comfortable Amtrak Train Ride (3 hours)
  • Ends at: Union Square / Financial District Hotel (10:15pm)
Monterey Tour Train
Benefits of Train Tour:
  • Taking the train is more relaxing and fun than bus/shuttle
  • Cafe Car and bathrooms the whole ride down!
  • See great California views
  • A memorable way to go to Monterey
  • We're the only tour company that uses Amtrak to Monterey
  • The Wonderful 17-mile drive is included in this tour.
Monterey Tour Train
About Monterey and Carmel
  • Glass Bottom boat in Fisherman's wharf is optional for $12 (cash) makes for an interesting view of the Bay. Might see some whales too!
  • See it all: Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Grove, Cannery Row, Monterey Historical District, and Carmel
  • Optional: Monterey Bay Aquarium
Benefits of Our Monterey Tour
  • ONLY tour with guided walk of the Monterey Historic District / Garden District
  • ONLY tour with lunch time at Monterey Fisherman's Wharf (free clam chowder samples at every restaurant!) & a Glass Bottom Boat cruise option ($12)
  • Fast entry at the Monterey Aquarium - no long lines!
  • Can decide to buy Aquarium tickets on bus/later
  • ONLY tour that goes to Monterey via Amtrak Train.
  • Special for John Steinbeck fans – short guided walk to sites from the novel Cannery Row
  • Knowledgeable, expert Tour Guide
"Finally, someone is taking the Train to Monterey"
"This Monterey Tour combines a unique Amtrak Train ride with an already popular Monterey Tour"
Pricing & Schedule from San Francisco
Tour Times
Thursday - Monday
8:00AM - 10:15 PM
From SF Ferry Building
Tour Length
13 Hours
$99 Adult
$94 Senior (65+)
Children (<12): $74
Pricing w/ Aquarium:
You can buy line-saving
aquarium tickets on the train/shuttle
Book Yosemite Train Tour
Tour Details Here: This Monterey Tour is operated by San Francisco Shuttle Tours and uses Amtrak Train to get to Monterey. Once in Monterey we use our own shuttle to take you to the different attractions in Monterey/Carmel. This tour is the only SF based tour and starts at the San Francisco Ferry Building. Please plan on arriving 15 minutes prior to your tour time. The Tour ends at the Ferry Building.