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How much are train tickets from Davis to Salinas, CA?

Lowest Price$27.00
Fastest Train4h 58m
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Davis to Salinas right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Davis to Salinas?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Davis to Salinas. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Davis to Salinas?

In the last month, $36.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Davis, CA to Salinas, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Davis to Salinas?

The distance between Davis and Salinas is approximately 129 miles, or 208 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 58 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Davis to Salinas are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Davis at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Davis to Salinas?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Davis to Salinas. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Salinas to Davis.

Which train should you take from Davis to Salinas?

2 train services operate from Davis, California to Salinas, California. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak26h 35m$45.00
Amtrak Coast Starlight14h 58m$28.75

Where is the train station in Davis?

There is one train station in Davis:

  • Amtrak Station - 840 Second St

Where is the train station in Salinas?

Salinas has one train station:

  • 11 Station Pl

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