Travel from SLM to RAT

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

SLM to RAT Trains

train tickets from Salem to Raton

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

train tickets from Salem to Trinidad

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

train tickets from Albany to Raton

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

train tickets from Albany to Trinidad

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

SLM to RAT Buses

bus tickets from Salem to Raton

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

bus tickets from Salem to Trinidad

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

bus tickets from Woodburn to Raton

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

bus tickets from Albany to Raton

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

Drive from SLM to RAT

Driving from SLM to RAT

$150 · 18h 53min

It's 1114 miles between SLM to RAT. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 53min and 19h 50min from SLM to RAT 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 RAT 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 RAT

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

When to book trip from SLM to RAT?

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.

SLM to RAT NM - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from SLM to RAT. 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 RAT is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the SLM/RAT buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from SLM 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 SLM OR and RAT 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 SLM to RAT? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of RAT 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 RAT 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 SLM to RAT?

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

Does Amtrak go from SLM to RAT?

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

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

The total distance between SLM and RAT 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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