There are 8 ways to get from Salinas to Yuma by plane, bus, night 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 Monterey to Yuma  •  6 h

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

$135 - $656

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Salinas, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Yuma Amtrak

$45 - $120

6 alternative options

Bus to San Jose, fly to Yuma  •  6 h 56 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

$162 - $716

Fly Monterey to Phoenix, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Phoenix (PHX) MRY - PHX
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Rs Yuma, Az

$128 - $211

Fly Monterey to San Diego, night bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to San Diego (SAN) MRY - SAN
  2. Take the night bus from San Diego, Ca to Yuma, Az

$96 - $352

Bus  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca
  3. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Yuma, Az

$76 - $183

Train  •  14 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

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Salinas to Yuma 573.1 miles

$55 - $85

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

American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Salinas to Yuma every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salinas to Yuma via Los Angeles, Ca and San Diego, Ca in around 14 h 54 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Monterey to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Yuma via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Monterey to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Monterey to Yuma via San Diego, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Yuma via San Diego, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Monterey to Phoenix via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Monterey to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to Phoenix via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Flights from Monterey to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
$9 - $15
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Rs Yuma, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Night bus from San Diego, Ca to Yuma, Az
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salinas, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Salinas and Yuma is 778 km. The road distance is 917 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Salinas to Yuma is to fly which takes 6 h and costs $130 - $700.

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 14 h 59 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Salinas to Yuma. However, there are services departing from Salinas, Ca and arriving at Yuma, Az via Los Angeles, Ca and San Diego, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 54 min.

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