Cheap Modesto to South Lake Tahoe  train tickets

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How much are Modesto to South Lake Tahoe train tickets?

Lowest Price$34.25
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How to find cheap train tickets from Modesto to South Lake Tahoe ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Modesto to South Lake Tahoe is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Modesto to South Lake Tahoe was $34.75. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Modesto to South Lake Tahoe ? How far is Modesto to South Lake Tahoe ?

The distance between Modesto to South Lake Tahoe is 105.59 miles or 169.88 km. A train trip from Modesto to South Lake Tahoe typically takes 4 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to South Lake Tahoe faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 14 minutes to get from Modesto to South Lake Tahoe.

Going from Modesto to South Lake Tahoe by train takes over 4 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Monday trains from Modesto to South Lake Tahoe are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Modesto to South Lake Tahoe

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to South Lake Tahoe. One train carrier operates regular service on the Modesto to South Lake Tahoe route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Modesto to South Lake Tahoe, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Modesto to South Lake Tahoe, 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.

One train carrier connects Modesto to South Lake Tahoe

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Modesto to South Lake Tahoe start from $34.25, and on average cost $34.75. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to South Lake Tahoe. Amtrak in Modesto leaves from 1700 Held Dr, And in South Lake Tahoe trains arrive at South Y Transit Ctr - 1000 Emerald Bay Rd and one other train station.

From Modesto to South Lake Tahoe train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to South Lake Tahoe faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 14 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $34.75 for a one-way train ticket to South Lake Tahoe.

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Avg. Time
4h 34m
Avg. Price
$34.75

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There is one train station from which trains depart Modesto on their way to South Lake Tahoe. The busiest departure station in Modesto serving this route is 1700 Held Dr.
  • 1700 Held Dr
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in South Lake Tahoe. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Modesto serving this route is South Y Transit Ctr - 1000 Emerald Bay Rd, Transp Ctr.
  • South Y Transit Ctr - 1000 Emerald Bay Rd
  • Transp Ctr