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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Modesto to Antioch. Traveling by train from Modesto to Antioch usually takes around one hour and 4 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance51 mi (82 km)
Fastest train1h 4m
Lowest price$13.22
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak San Joaquins
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Modesto, CA to Antioch, CA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




January 11, 2020 - Visiting family

Amtrak San Joaquins

Pros: Peaceful. Cons: None thing.

Pros: Peaceful. Cons: None thing.

What is the price of a train ticket from Modesto to Antioch?

In the last month, C$13.22 was the average price of a train ticket from Modesto, CA to Antioch, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$3.15 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Modesto to Antioch by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around C$14 whenever you decide to board the train to Antioch.

Prices as travel date approaches


Since the average price of train trips from Modesto to Antioch remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Modesto to Antioch?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak San Joaquins51h 5m$14.38

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Modesto 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 Modesto to Antioch?

The distance between Modesto and Antioch is approximately 51 miles, or 82 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 4 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 Modesto to Antioch are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Thursday 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 Modesto at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Modesto to Antioch?

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

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Modesto?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Modesto.

Where is the train station in Antioch?

Arrival stations

Antioch has one train station.

Need a return trip from Antioch to Modesto?

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