There are 5 ways to get from Modesto to Livermore by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center to ACE Lathrop Station Max / Ace
  2. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Lva Livermore Station Ace

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus Modesto Area Express  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center to BART Dublin Station Max / Bart
  2. Take the bus from East Dublin Bart Station to Livermore Transit Center 10R / ...

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Bus via Tracy Multi-Modal Center  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Tracy, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Tracy Multi-Modal Center to Dublin/Pleasanton Bart 150
  3. Take the bus from East Dublin Bart Station to Livermore Transit Center 10R / ...

$14 - $25

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Modesto to Livermore 50 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Modesto to Livermore 50 miles

$4 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Modesto to Livermore. However, there are services departing from Downtown Transit Center and arriving at Livermore Transit Center via East Dublin Bart Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Modesto and Livermore is 43 miles. The road distance is 50 miles.

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The best way to get from Modesto to Livermore without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Modesto to Livermore, including transfers.

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Modesto to Livermore bus services, operated by Modesto Area Express, depart from Downtown Transit Center station.

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Modesto to Livermore bus services, operated by Wheels Bus, arrive at Livermore Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Modesto to Livermore is 50 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Modesto to Livermore.

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Map of how to get from Modesto to Livermore.
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  • Distance: 42.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between Modesto, CA, USA and Livermore, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Modesto to Livermore via BART Dublin Station and East Dublin Bart Station in around 2 h 26 min.

Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Lva Livermore Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
acerail.com
Bus operators
Modesto Area Express
Website
modestoareaexpress.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center to ACE Lathrop Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
modestoareaexpress.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center to BART Dublin Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
modestoareaexpress.com
Wheels Bus
Website
wheelsbus.com
Bus from East Dublin Bart Station to Livermore Transit Center
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
wheelsbus.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Dublin-Pleasanton Amtrak to Livermore Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Tracy, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
San Joaquin Regional Transit
Website
sanjoaquinrtd.com
Bus from Tracy Multi-Modal Center to Dublin/Pleasanton Bart
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sanjoaquinrtd.com
Other operators
Taxi from Modesto to Livermore
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Desoto Cab Co
Phone
+1 209-999-9999
Website
desotocab.webs.com
Red Top Taxi
Phone
+1 209-524-4741
Website
redtoptaxicabs.com
Metro Cab Co
Phone
+1 209-888-8888
Website
metrocabmodesto.com

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