The distance between Modesto and San Francisco is approximately 78.37 miles, or 126.09 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 33 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
If you want to avoid a crowded train, Monday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Modesto to San Francisco.
In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Wednesday. If you are planning to book travel for Wednesday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.
Typically there are 13 schedules to compare for your trip to San Francisco. One train carrier operates regular service on the Modesto to San Francisco route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Modesto to San Francisco, usually offering 13 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Modesto to San Francisco, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Modesto to San Francisco, which start at $22.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Modesto to San Francisco start from $18.50, and on average cost $25.06. Daily there are 13 Amtrak schedules to San Francisco. Amtrak in Modesto leaves from 1700 Held Dr, And in San Francisco trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 4 other train stations.
From Modesto to San Francisco train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Francisco faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 33 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $25.78 for a one-way train ticket to San Francisco.