The distance between Oakland and Salinas is approximately 84.94 miles, or 136.66 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 25 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 are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Salinas. On the route to Salinas 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oakland to Salinas, usually offering 6 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Salinas with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Oakland to Salinas, which start at $22.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to Salinas start from $28.00, and on average cost $29.79. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Salinas. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St and one other station. And in Salinas trains arrive at 11 Station Pl and one other train station.
From Oakland to Salinas train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salinas faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 25 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $29.72 for a one-way train ticket to Salinas.
Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Oakland to Salinas start from $18.00, and on average cost $30.53. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Salinas. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St, And in Salinas trains arrive at 11 Station Pl,
From Oakland to Salinas train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 2 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salinas faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 25 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Salinas on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $34.40 for a one-way weekend reservation from Oakland.