Travel from San-Diego to Salinas

Train, bus or fly from San Diego to Salinas?

Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines fly from San Diego to Salinas twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Salinas every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min. Amtrak also services this route once daily.

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How to get from San Diego to Salinas

ModeDurationPrice
From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Monterey airport, then line 56 bus to Salinas.4 h 27 min$145
From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to San Jose airport, then bus to Salinas.5 h 10 min$182
From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to San Francisco airport, shuttle to Prunedale North / Highway 156, then line 29 bus to Salinas.7 h 1 min$243
From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Oakland airport, BART to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak, train to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, then train to Salinas.7 h 43 min$273
From San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak then train to Salinas Amtrak.12 h 17 min$163
From San Diego, CA bus to Los Angeles, CA then bus to Salinas, CA.12 h 26 min$53
From San Diego, CA Amtrak Thruway to Los Angeles, CA, Amtrak Thruway to Santa Barbara, CA, Amtrak Thruway to King City, CA, walk to Canal / Bassett Street, then bus to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 9.15 h 6 min$8
From San Diego drive to Salinas.7 h 15 min$51

How long does it take to get from San Diego to Salinas?

It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from San Diego to Salinas.
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      1 Fly to Monterey
      • One-Way approx: USD $75 - $297
      • Duration: 4 h 27 min
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      2 Fly to San Jose, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $86 - $346
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      3 Fly to San Francisco, shuttle
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