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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Modesto to Stockton?

Lowest Price$6.00
Fastest Train0h 33m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

In the last month, $6.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Modesto, 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 $1.65 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Modesto to Stockton?

The distance between Modesto and Stockton is approximately 27 miles, or 44 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 33 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Stockton.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Modesto to Stockton are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Wednesday 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 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Modesto to Stockton?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Stockton. 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 Stockton to Modesto. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Modesto to Stockton for $20.00.

Which train should you take from Modesto to Stockton?

2 train services operate from Modesto, 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
Amtrak21h 49m$6.57
Amtrak San Joaquins40h 33m$6.37

Where is the train station in Modesto?

There is one train station in Modesto:

  • 1700 Held Dr

Where is the train station in Stockton?

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

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

Price trends for trains from Modesto to Stockton

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5SepOct

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

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