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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Stockton to Merced?

Lowest Price£8.83
Fastest Train1h 12m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Stockton to Merced right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Stockton to Merced?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Stockton to Merced. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Stockton to Merced?

In the last month, £8.83 was the average price of a train ticket from Stockton, CA to Merced, 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 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £2.16 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Stockton to Merced?

The distance between Stockton and Merced is approximately 63 miles, or 102 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 12 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 Stockton to Merced are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Stockton at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Stockton to Merced?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Merced. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Merced to Stockton. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Stockton to Merced for £24.32.

Which train should you take from Stockton to Merced?

2 train services operate from Stockton, California to Merced, California. Amtrak San Joaquins usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak41h 50m£9.41
Amtrak San Joaquins51h 13m£9.38

Where is the train station in Stockton?

There are two stations in Stockton where you can board the train to Merced:

  • 735 S San Joaquin St
  • Cabral Station - 949 E Channel St

Where is the train station in Merced?

Merced has one train station:

  • 324 W 24th St

Price trends for trains from Stockton to Merced

Average prices by travel date

£12£8£4SepOct

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

£20£16£12£8£43020100

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