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Merced - Antioch Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Merced to Antioch. Traveling by train from Merced to Antioch usually takes around one hour and 44 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance87 mi (140 km)
Fastest train1h 44m
Lowest price$25.03
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak San Joaquins
Train lines1

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Which train should you take from Merced to Antioch?

Amtrak San Joaquins is the one and only train line which connects Merced, California to Antioch, California. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak San Joaquins51h 45m$25.03

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Merced to Antioch during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Merced to Antioch?

The distance between Merced and Antioch is approximately 87 miles, or 140 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 44 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Merced to Antioch are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Merced at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Merced to Antioch?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Merced to Antioch.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Antioch to Merced.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Merced?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Merced.

Where is the train station in Antioch?

Arrival stations

Antioch has one train station.

Need a return trip from Antioch to Merced?

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