The distance between San Jose to Modesto is 53.04 miles or 85.34 km. A train trip from San Jose to Modesto typically takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Modesto faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 54 minutes to get from San Jose to Modesto.
A train getaway to Modesto clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Modesto before you have to hop on the train back to San Jose. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Modesto. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Tuesday trains from San Jose to Modesto 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Modesto. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Jose to Modesto route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Jose to Modesto, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Jose to Modesto, 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.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from San Jose to Modesto, which start at $21.00.
Amtrak train tickets from San Jose to Modesto start from $15.00, and on average cost $17.04. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Modesto. Amtrak in San Jose leaves from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, And in Modesto trains arrive at 1700 Held Dr,
From San Jose to Modesto train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Modesto faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 54 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $17.03 for a one-way train ticket to Modesto.