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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Sacramento to Stockton?

Lowest Price$25.25
Fastest Train2h 34m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sacramento to Stockton during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

What is the price of a train ticket from Sacramento to Stockton?

In the last month, $25.25 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento, 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 $1.66 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Sacramento to Stockton?

The distance between Sacramento and Stockton is approximately 45 miles, or 72 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 34 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 Sacramento to Stockton 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 Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Sacramento at 6:00am and arrives in Stockton around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Sacramento to Stockton?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Stockton to Sacramento. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Sacramento to Stockton for $9.00.

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Stockton?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Sacramento, California to Stockton, California. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak13h 17m$25.62

Amtrak train tickets from Sacramento to Stockton start from $25, and on average cost $26. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Stockton. Amtrak in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Stockton trains arrive at 735 S San Joaquin St, From Sacramento to Stockton train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Stockton faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 34 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $26 for a one-way train ticket to Stockton.

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

There is one train station in Sacramento:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

Where is the train station in Stockton?

Stockton has one train station:

  • 735 S San Joaquin St

Price trends for trains from Sacramento to Stockton

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10OctOct

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

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