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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Merced to Stockton?

Lowest Price$11.25
Fastest Train1h 13m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Merced to Stockton

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5AugAug

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Merced to Stockton. 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 Merced to Stockton?

In the last month, $11.25 was the average price of a train ticket from Merced, CA to Stockton, 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 $2.75 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Merced to Stockton?

The distance between Merced and Stockton is approximately 63 miles, or 102 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 13 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 Stockton are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Saturday 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 Stockton?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Merced to Stockton.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Stockton to Merced. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Merced to Stockton for $25.00.

Which train should you take from Merced to Stockton?

2 train services operate from Merced, California to Stockton, California. Amtrak San Joaquins usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak31h 32m$14.00
Amtrak San Joaquins41h 13m$11.99

Where is the train station in Merced?

There is one train station in Merced:

  • 324 W 24th St

Where is the train station in Stockton?

Stockton receives travelers from Merced at its two active train stations:

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

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