Distance from San Francisco, CA to Salinas, CA

Distance

106 mi

Time

2 hours 5 mins

Gas Cost

$8 - $15

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There are 86.65 miles from San Francisco to Salinas in southeast direction and 106 miles (170.59 kilometers) by car, following the US-101 route.

San Francisco and Salinas are 2 hours 5 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from San Francisco, CA to Salinas, CA. The halfway point is San Jose, CA.

San Francisco, CA and Salinas, CA are in the same time zone (Pacific Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 8:56 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 4.90 gallons of gas to cover the route between San Francisco, CA and Salinas, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from San Francisco to Salinas is $12.56.

During the route, an average car will release 96.09 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between San Francisco, CA and Salinas, CA

If you want to meet halfway between San Francisco, CA and Salinas, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 37.318264 and -121.832062, or 37º 19' 5.7504" N, 121º 49' 55.4232" W. This location is 52.97 miles away from San Francisco, CA and Salinas, CA and it would take approximately 1 hour 2 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest and also the major city is San Jose, CA, situated 48.15 miles from San Francisco, CA and 59.15 miles from Salinas, CA. It would take 57 minutes to go from San Francisco to San Jose and 1 hour 12 mins to go from Salinas to San Jose.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Santa Clara, CA,Sunnyvale, CA,San Mateo, CA, and Daly City, CA.

Best Hotels In or Near Salinas, CA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in San Francisco, CA

Planning on renting a car to go from San Francisco, CA to Salinas, CA? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near San Francisco, CA:

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

Vans

From $40


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Weather in San Francisco and Salinas

San Francisco

Light rain on Monday, with temperatures rising to 68°F on Friday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
60° 47° 57° 46° 61° 52° 65° 54° 67° 56°
9% Rain probability 23% Rain probability 73% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 6% Rain probability
3 19 degrees 1 295 degrees 5 123 degrees 5 61 degrees 5 46 degrees

Salinas

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 80°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
66° 40° 64° 41° 68° 50° 78° 53° 80° 52°
6% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 18% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 3% Rain probability
1 88 degrees 0 201 degrees 2 67 degrees 3 79 degrees 3 76 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between San Francisco, CA and Salinas, CA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 86.65 mi 139.45 km 75.30 nautical mi
Driving distance 106 mi 170.59 km 92.11 nautical mi

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