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There are 8 ways to get from Salinas to Yuma by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Monterey to Yuma  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Yuma (YUM) MRY - YUM

$154 - $756

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Centro, Ca
  3. Take the bus from El Centro, Ca to Yuma

$99 - $208

6 alternative options

Bus to San Jose, fly to Yuma  •  7 h 23 min

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

$154 - $714

Fly Monterey to San Diego, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to San Diego (SAN) MRY - SAN
  2. Take the bus from El Cajon to Yuma

$118 - $364

Fly Monterey to Phoenix, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Phoenix (PHX) MRY - PHX
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Yuma, AZ

$162 - $224

Train  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$105 - $274

Bus Tufesa  •  19 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Tijuana
  2. Take the bus from San Ysidro, CA to Yuma Tijuana Airport-Ciudad Juárez / ...

$115 - $182

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Salinas to Yuma 573.1 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Salinas to Yuma is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salinas to Yuma is to fly which costs $150 - $800 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salinas to Yuma. However, there are services departing from Salinas, Ca and arriving at Yuma via Los Angeles, Ca and El Centro, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salinas to Yuma. However, there are services departing from Salinas Amtrak and arriving at Yuma Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 59 min.

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The distance between Salinas and Yuma is 486 miles. The road distance is 573.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Salinas to Yuma without a car is to train which takes 13 h 59 min and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Salinas to Yuma, including transfers.

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Salinas to Yuma bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Salinas, Ca station.

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Salinas to Yuma train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Salinas Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Salinas to Yuma is to fly which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $150 - $800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $280 and takes 13 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs $95 - $210 and takes 15 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Salinas to Yuma.
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  • Distance: 486.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Salinas, CA, USA and Yuma, AZ, USA?

American Airlines flies from Salinas to Yuma 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salinas to Yuma via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 13 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Monterey to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Yuma via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Monterey to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Yuma via San Diego, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Yuma via Santa Ana, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Monterey to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Monterey to Phoenix via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Train 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
Train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 to San Jose Airport - USO Club
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Cajon to Yuma
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Centro, Ca to Yuma
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Ysidro, CA to Yuma
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
1st Class Shuttle
Website
1stclassshuttle.com
Bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Yuma, AZ
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
1stclassshuttle.com
Book at
shuttleyuma.hudsonltd.net
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Centro, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Gilroy, CA to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Book at
GotoBus

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There is no direct flight from Monterey Airport to Yuma Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Salinas to Yuma bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, arrive at Yuma station.

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Yuma is 1 h ahead of Salinas. It is currently 10:12 AM in Salinas and 11:12 AM in Yuma.

Salinas to Yuma train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Yuma Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salinas to Yuma is 573 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to drive from Salinas to Yuma.

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American Airlines offers flights from Monterey Airport to Yuma Airport.

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Book your Salinas to Yuma train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Yuma. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salinas to Monterey Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 37 min and costs $2 - $4.

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