Cheap train tickets from Salinas to Merced


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How much are train tickets from Salinas to Merced?

Lowest Price£49.38
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Salinas to Merced?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Salinas to Merced is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Salinas to Merced was £49.38. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Salinas to Merced?

The distance between Salinas and Merced is approximately 77.82 miles, or 125.20 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 9 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Salinas to Merced?

On Friday trains from Salinas to Merced are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the greatest number of connections between Salinas to Merced

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Salinas to Merced route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Salinas to Merced, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Salinas to Merced, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Salinas to Merced, which start at £19.83.

One train company connects Salinas to Merced


Amtrak train tickets from Salinas to Merced start from £49.38, and on average cost £49.82. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Merced. Amtrak in Salinas leaves from 11 Station Pl, And in Merced trains arrive at 324 W 24th St,

From Salinas to Merced train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Merced faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 50 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Salinas on their way to Merced. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Salinas are:
  • 11 Station Pl
There is one train station where trains arrive in Merced from Salinas. These are the busiest arriving stations in Merced:
  • 324 W 24th St