There are 3 ways to get from Modesto to Salinas by bus, night bus 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

Bus, night bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  3. Take the night bus from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Salinas Amtrak

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca 6834 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Salinas, Ca 6725 / ...

$28 - $69

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Modesto to Salinas 110.9 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Modesto to Salinas is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Modesto to Salinas is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Modesto and Salinas is 76 miles. The road distance is 110.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Modesto to Salinas, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Modesto to Salinas. However, there are services departing from Modesto, Ca and arriving at Salinas Amtrak via Hayward, Ca and San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Modesto, CA, USA and Salinas, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Modesto to Salinas via Hayward, Ca in around 5 h 15 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40

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