Cheap Santa Cruz to Merced  train tickets

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How much are Santa Cruz to Merced train tickets?

Lowest Price£21.69
Fastest5h 43m
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How to book cheap train tickets from Santa Cruz to Merced ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz to Merced was £24.58. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 7 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £4.10 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 journey from Santa Cruz to Merced ? How far is Santa Cruz to Merced ?

The distance between Santa Cruz to Merced is 88.26 miles or 142.01 km. A train trip from Santa Cruz to Merced typically takes 9 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Merced faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 43 minutes to get from Santa Cruz to Merced.

Going from Santa Cruz to Merced by train takes over 9 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Santa Cruz 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the greatest number of connections between Santa Cruz to Merced

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Merced. One train carrier operates regular service on the Santa Cruz to Merced route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Cruz to Merced, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz to Merced, which start at £27.31.

One train carrier connects Santa Cruz to Merced

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Santa Cruz to Merced start from £21.69, and on average cost £27.44. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Merced. Amtrak in Santa Cruz leaves from Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave, And in Merced trains arrive at 324 W 24th St,

From Santa Cruz to Merced train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Merced faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 43 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £23.70 for a one-way train ticket to Merced.

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Avg. Time
9h 13m
Avg. Price
£27.44

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There is one train station from which trains depart Santa Cruz on their way to Merced. The busiest departure station in Santa Cruz serving this route is Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave.
  • Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Merced from Santa Cruz., The busiest departure station in Santa Cruz serving this route is 324 W 24th St.
  • 324 W 24th St