There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles to Salinas by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to Monterey  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Monterey (MRY) LAX - MRY

$97 - $295

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Salinas, Ca 6766 / ...

$35 - $90

7 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to San Jose, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8

$83 - $264

Fly Burbank to San Jose, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8

$69 - $321

Fly Long Beach to San Jose, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8

$60 - $270

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Jose (SJC) ONT - SJC
  3. Take the bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8

$124 - $428

Train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Salinas Amtrak Coast Starlight

$55 - $160

Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA 4591
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Barbara, CA to Salinas, CA 4784

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Salinas 305.5 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Salinas is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Salinas is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $95 - $300.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Salinas is 425 km. The road distance is 489 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Los Angeles to Salinas, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Salinas, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Salinas Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Salinas, CA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Los Angeles to Salinas every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Salinas hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Salinas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Salinas, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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