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How much are train tickets from Modesto to Merced?

Lowest Price$8.50
Fastest Train0h 39m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1
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Modesto-Merced Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Modesto 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Modesto to Merced?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $8.50 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Modesto to Merced. By booking your trip 4 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.31 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Modesto to Merced?

The distance between Modesto and Merced is approximately 37 miles, or 59 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 39 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Merced.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Modesto to Merced are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Monday 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 9:00am 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.

How many trains per day run from Modesto to Merced?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 4 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 Modesto. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Modesto to Merced for $20.00.

What train services are there from Modesto to Merced?

Amtrak San Joaquins is the one and only train line which connects Modesto to Merced. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak San Joaquins40h 40m$8.88

Where is the train station in Modesto?

There is one train station in Modesto:

  • 1700 Held Dr

Where is the train station in Merced?

Merced has one train station:

  • 324 W 24th St

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