Distance from Salinas, CA to Albuquerque, NM

Driving distance between Salinas, CA and Albuquerque, NM is 1,035.59 miles (or 1,666.62 kilometers). If you drove an average car (using about 3.6 gallons of gas per mile), the gas would cost you around $, since you would need about gallons of fuel.

Leaving from Salinas, CA you would reach Albuquerque, NM in about 15 hours 2 mins if you keep an average speed of miles per hour, assuming you don’t make any breaks or get stuck in traffic.

Driving distance in miles

1,036 mi1,667 km


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CO2 emissions: kg

Emission estimated with the eco2 norme
(185 CO2 grams/mile)

This is a map overview of the best driving route from Salinas, CA to Albuquerque, NM in which you can see the origin and destination points marked with A (Salinas) and B (Albuquerque) respectively as well as blue line along the road route you can take. You can zoom in to see more details, including road numbers and even street names both in Salinas, CA and Albuquerque, NM as well as every other town you may pass by on your way.

Fuel consumption if you drive from Salinas, CA to Albuquerque, NM

To cover the 1,035.59 mi that separate Albuquerque from Salinas you are going to need between of fuel, considering you drive an average car (30 mpg) and , if you drive an SUV or a heavy car (20 mpg). If you drive a fuel efficient car (45 mpg), your consumption will only be .

Cost of driving from Salinas, CA to Albuquerque, NM

Depending on the fuel efficiency level of your car, driving from Salinas to Albuquerque will cost you between and . An average car would make the trip for . We calculate the route cost using real time average gas prices for the US and other costs such as tolls are not included in this calculation.

Driving directions

To help you plan your trip from Salinas to Albuquerque, we offer a detailed map together with full, turn by turn, driving directions from Salinas, CA to Albuquerque, NM.

Flying or direct distance between Salinas, CA and Albuquerque, NM

The flying distance represent the straight distance from Salinas to Albuquerque, the length of an hypothetical flight trip between the geographic center of Salinas, CA and the geographic center of Albuquerque, NM. We also offer nearby airports to both Salinas to Albuquerque and a flight ticket price comparison form, in case you want to make that hypothetical flight real :).

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