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.
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.
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.