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Best price 349.73
Journey duration 70 h 37 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 09:28
Last departure 09:28
Distance 2963 km

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Salinas, CA to Chicago, IL?

When you're traveling from Salinas, CA to Chicago, IL, you can expect to pay an average of approximately 349.73. You might be able to find prices as low as 349.73, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Trains from Salinas, CA to Chicago, IL

How long will it take me to travel from Salinas, CA to Chicago, IL by train?

The distance between Salinas, CA and Chicago, IL is around 2964. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 70 h 37 min. However, the fastest routes between Salinas, CA and Chicago, IL take 69 h 27 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Salinas, CA to Chicago, IL leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Salinas, CA at 09:28. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 09:28. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Salinas, CA and Chicago, IL. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Salinas, CA to Chicago, IL?

You will be able to leave Salinas, CA by using stations such as Salinas, CA. These connect you to stations including Chicago, IL in Chicago, IL. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Salinas, CA or in Chicago, IL, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Salinas, CA to Chicago, IL are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Salinas, CA to Chicago, IL can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 2 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Amtrak. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 2 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Salinas, CA to Chicago, IL. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Salinas, CA to Chicago, IL varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more.