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Merced - Antioch Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 5 daily train trips available from Merced to Antioch. Traveling by train from Merced to Antioch usually takes 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$15.00
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak San Joaquins
Train lines1

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

The average price for a train ticket from Merced to Antioch is $15.00, This is one of the best deals we’ve seen for train fares recently. By booking your trip at least 14 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $4.00 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the train from Merced to Antioch usually costs about the same throughout the year. In general, train ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $17 whenever you decide to travel.

Which train should you take from Merced to Antioch?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak San Joaquins51h 45m$18.63
  • After becoming a permanent Amtrak rail route in 1974, the San Joaquins has offered train services throughout California and the San Joaquin Valley. The line runs daily from the San Francisco Bay Area to Bakersfield, with many stops in between, including Martinez and Modesto. Although Amtrak San Joaquins is one of the nation's busiest routes, it is renowned for being impeccably clean and safe, with passenger comfort remaining the carrier's highest priority. Most of the trains on this line are equipped with lavatories, onboard WiFi, disabled access, and personal power outlets, ensuring a comfortable journey for every passenger.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Trains departing from Merced to Antioch tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

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.

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.

City Information

Merced

Merced is a beautiful city in the Central Valley of California. Nicknamed the Gateway to Yosemite, it’s no shock to learn Merced is only about an hour and a half drive from Yosemite National Park. But if you’d prefer to stay in town, Merced has an abundance of gorgeous parks, winding bike routes, golf courses, hiking, boating, fishing, camping – the list goes on.

For indoor fun, check out the Merced Multicultural Art Centre for art viewing and classes. Or, if you’re on the hunt for a bargain or home decor, visit the Merced Antique Mall with 7500 square feet of antiques and curios. Once you’ve worked up an appetite perusing, head to the Hilmar Cheese Company to tour the factory, watch the packaging process, and, the best part, eat all the free samples. To make it a full charcuterie meal, visit the Merced Fruit Barn. As a sort of farmer’s market, the Fruit Barn has arguably the best fresh and dried fruit in the state and a deli on-site for any and all sandwich needs.

The nearest major airport is Merced Regional Airport. Amtrak has routes through the city to Seattle, Yosemite Valley, and San Francisco, and Greyhound connects LA to Merced.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Merced?

Main departure station: 324 W 24th St

There is one train station in Merced.

All train stations in Merced:

  • 324 W 24th St

Where is the train station in Antioch?

Main arrival station: 100 I St

Antioch has one train station.

All train stations in Antioch:

  • 100 I St

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