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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Richmond, CA to Modesto, CA?

Lowest Price$20.50
Fastest Train1h 59m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Richmond to Modesto

Monthly average prices

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Richmond to Modesto
4.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Juancarlos
4.0
October 25, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Was very clean and comfortable seating
Cons
The conductor should've thought about the passengers more and not do as many stops for other trains to pass by that were not passenger trains.. he stopped too much
Tips
Just know you might not arrive on time so give yourself a few hours

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Richmond 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. 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 Richmond to Modesto?

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, $20.50 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Richmond to Modesto. By booking your trip 3 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.63 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Richmond to Modesto?

The distance between Richmond and Modesto is approximately 77 miles, or 123 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 59 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Richmond to Modesto 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 Tuesday 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 Richmond at 6:00am 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 Richmond to Modesto?

There are 5 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 Richmond.

What train services are there from Richmond to Modesto?

2 train services operate from Richmond 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
Amtrak14h 2m$28.75
Amtrak San Joaquins42h 0m$20.50

Where is the train station in Richmond?

There is one train station in Richmond:

  • BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave

Where is the train station in Modesto?

Modesto has one train station:

  • 1700 Held Dr

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