Travel from RAT to SLM

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$208 | 1d 5h 57min Bus$208 | 1d 5h 57min Bus166 lb of CO2
  1. Train$294
    1d 12h 38min · 400 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$210
    1d 6h 18min · 168 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$150
    18h 53min · 214 lb of CO2

RAT to SLM Trains

train tickets from Raton to Salem

$297 · 1d 12h 38min
AmtrakAmtrak RAT train to SLM
Train Tickets
About $297
Travel Duration
1d 12h 38min
Raton - RAT
Amtrak from RAT to LAXAmtrak · 18h 25minSouthwest Chief
Los Angeles - LAX
Amtrak from LAX to SLMAmtrak · 18h 13minCoast Starlight
Salem - SLM

train tickets from Trinidad to Salem

$297 · 1d 12h 38min
AmtrakAmtrak TRI train to SLM
Train Tickets
About $297
Travel Duration
1d 12h 38min
Trinidad - TRI
Amtrak from TRI to LAXAmtrak · 18h 25minSouthwest Chief
Los Angeles - LAX
Amtrak from LAX to SLMAmtrak · 18h 13minCoast Starlight
Salem - SLM

train tickets from Raton to Albany

$294 · 1d 12h 13min
AmtrakAmtrak RAT train to ALY
Train Tickets
About $294
Travel Duration
1d 12h 13min
Raton - RAT
Amtrak from RAT to LAXAmtrak · 18h 25minSouthwest Chief
Los Angeles - LAX
Amtrak from LAX to ALYAmtrak · 17h 48minCoast Starlight
Albany - ALY

train tickets from Trinidad to Albany

$294 · 1d 12h 13min
AmtrakAmtrak TRI train to ALY
Train Tickets
About $294
Travel Duration
1d 12h 13min
Trinidad - TRI
Amtrak from TRI to LAXAmtrak · 18h 25minSouthwest Chief
Los Angeles - LAX
Amtrak from LAX to ALYAmtrak · 17h 48minCoast Starlight
Albany - ALY

RAT to SLM Buses

bus tickets from Raton to Salem

$210 · 1d 6h 18min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $210
Travel Duration
1d 6h 18min

bus tickets from Trinidad to Salem

$208 · 1d 5h 57min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $208
Travel Duration
1d 5h 57min

bus tickets from Raton to Woodburn

$210 · 1d 6h 15min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $210
Travel Duration
1d 6h 15min

bus tickets from Raton to Albany

$209 · 1d 6h 10min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 10min

Drive from RAT to SLM

Driving from RAT to SLM

$150 · 18h 53min

It's 1114 miles between RAT to SLM. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 53min and 19h 50min from RAT to SLM under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 46min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to SLM by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $150.

Our recommendation to SLM

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from RAT to SLM?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

RAT to SLM OR - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from RAT to SLM. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to SLM is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the RAT/SLM buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from RAT is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between RAT NM and SLM during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from RAT to SLM? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of SLM traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to SLM is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from RAT to SLM?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from RAT to SLM is by bus. The bus costs $208 roughly and will take 1 day 5 hours 57 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from RAT to SLM?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between RAT area and SLM, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 12 hours 38 minutes. We recommend catching the train at RAT Raton Amtrak, which is about 0 miles from RAT. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at LAX Los Angeles.

How long does it take from RAT to SLM by car?

The total distance between RAT and SLM is 1114 miles and will take you about 18 hours 53 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

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