Train San Diego, CA - Salem, OR prices from $112.74

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San Diego, CA to Salem, OR by train

The journey from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR by train is 902.51 mi and takes 29 hr 59 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:43 AM and the last at 10:02 PM. It is possible to travel from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR by train for as little as $112.74 or as much as $255.67. The best price for this journey is $112.74.

Lowest Price$112.74
Journey Duration29 hr 59 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$112.74
Highest Price$255.67
First Departure12:43 AM
Last Departure10:02 PM
Distance902.51 mi
DepartureSan Diego, CA
ArrivalSalem, OR
CarriersAmtrak

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR?

When you're traveling from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $137.87. You might be able to find prices as low as $112.74, 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $137.87 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR.

How much time will it take to go from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR by train?

With a distance of 902.51 mi between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR, it will usually take 29 hr 59 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 29 hr 59 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR is around 902.51 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 29 hr 59 min. However, the fastest routes between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR take 26 hr 54 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.

What are the stations on the San Diego, CA to Salem, OR route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR. You can start your journey in San Diego, CA at stations such as San Diego CA - Santa Fe Depot (SAN),San Diego, CA - Old Town,San Diego (Downtown - Seaport),San Diego (Balboa Park). These connect to stations including Salem OR - Amtrak Station (SLM),Salem, Chemeketa / Liberty in Salem, OR. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR.

How many journeys from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR 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 5 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to 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 San Diego, CA to Salem, OR. 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 San Diego, CA to Salem, OR varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR

The cheapest San Diego, CA - Salem, OR train tickets can be found for as low as $37.42 if you’re lucky, or $66.21 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to Salem, OR by train

When travelling to Salem, OR by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Services on board Amtrak from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR
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San Diego, CA to Salem, OR CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
101.67kg
Bus
108.93kg
Flight
290.49kg
Car
232.39kg
What are the CO2 emissions from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR are 101.67kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR? By taking the train between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR you will save 188.82kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 7.26kg compared to a bus and 130.72kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR?
A train ticket from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR is $137.87. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $112.74.
What's the cheapest train ticket from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR is $112.74. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR by train?
San Diego, CA to Salem, OR is 902.51 mi.
How long does the train between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR take?
San Diego, CA to Salem, OR is on average 29 hr 59 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 26 hr 54 min.
How many train connections per day go from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR?
San Diego, CA to Salem, OR has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR leave?
The earliest train from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR departs at 12:43 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR depart?
The latest train from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR departs at 10:02 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $112.74 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between San Diego, CA to Salem, OR by train?
The fastest journey time by train between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR is 26 hr 54 min.
Is there a direct train from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR?
Yes, there is a direct train between San Diego, CA and Salem, OR.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Diego, CA to Salem, OR by train?
The train journey from San Diego, CA to Salem, OR creates 101.67kg of CO2 emissions.

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