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There are 4 ways to get from Salinas to San Quentin State Prison by bus, subway, train or car

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Bus, line 101 bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Salinas to San Francisco Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Salesforce Transit Center-Bus Plaza Bay A to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B 101 / ...

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Bus, BART  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Salinas to San Jose Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the BART from Berryessa / North San Jose to El Cerrito Del Norte Orange-N

$27 - $40

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Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Salinas to Oakland Coast Starlight

$36 - $51

Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Salinas to San Quentin State Prison 117.7 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Salinas to San Quentin State Prison is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Salinas to San Quentin State Prison is to drive. Taking this option will cost $11 - $17 and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salinas to San Quentin State Prison. However, there are services departing from Salinas and arriving at Morphew St & Francisco Blvd E via Salesforce Transit Center-Bus Plaza Bay A and San Rafael Transit Center Platform B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Salinas and San Quentin State Prison is 99 miles. The road distance is 117.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Salinas to San Quentin State Prison without a car is to bus and line 101 bus which takes 4h 37m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Salinas to San Quentin State Prison, including transfers.

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Salinas to San Quentin State Prison bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Salinas station.

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The best way to get from Salinas to San Quentin State Prison is to bus and line 101 bus which takes 4h 37m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 12m.

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Salinas to San Quentin State Prison bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at San Rafael Transit Center Platform B station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salinas to San Quentin State Prison is 118 miles. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Salinas to San Quentin State Prison.

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  • Distance: 99 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Salinas, CA, USA and San Quentin State Prison, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Salinas to San Quentin State Prison via San Francisco, Salesforce Transit Center-Bus Plaza Bay A, San Rafael Transit Center Platform B, and Morphew St & Francisco Blvd E in around 4h 37m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Salinas to Oakland once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 56m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Berryessa / North San Jose to El Cerrito Del Norte
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Bus 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salinas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Salinas to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Salesforce Transit Center-Bus Plaza Bay A to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Golden Gate Transit
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salinas to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45

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