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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Oakland to Modesto?

Lowest Price$18.25
Fastest Train2h 18m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Oakland to Modesto

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JulAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Oakland to Modesto
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak San Joaquins report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
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Condition
5.0

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Oakland to Modesto 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Oakland to Modesto?

In the last month, $20.75 was the average price of a train ticket from Oakland, CA to Modesto, CA. 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 $5.01 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Oakland to Modesto?

The distance between Oakland and Modesto is approximately 71 miles, or 114 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 18 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Oakland to Modesto are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Oakland at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Oakland to Modesto?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Modesto. 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 Modesto to Oakland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Oakland to Modesto for $24.00.

What train services are there from Oakland to Modesto?

2 train services operate from Oakland to Modesto. 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
Amtrak33h 2m$26.94
Amtrak San Joaquins42h 18m$19.41

Where is the train station in Oakland?

There are two stations in Oakland where you can board the train to Modesto:

  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave

Where is the train station in Modesto?

Modesto has one train station:

  • 1700 Held Dr

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