Getting Around

Public Transportation

Salinas is located 15 miles inland from Monterey Bay, 325 miles north of Los Angeles, and 106 miles south of San Francisco.


The Salinas Municipal Airport has a lighted 6,000-foot runway. Commercial airlines serve at the nearby, Monterey Regional Airport.


The City of Salinas has 95 miles of connected bikeways throughout the City; Bicycling Resources and maps available through the City.


Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) operates local bus service; Monterey-Salinas AirBus offers connections to San Jose and San Francisco airports; Greyhound offers service to all major cities.


The major north-south freeway, US-101, bisects Salinas. State highways 68 and 183 connect with scenic Highway 1 accessing the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding cities.


Union Pacific’s main line has daily Amtrak service which runs through Salinas; with a stop at the new Intermodal Transportation Center.