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There are 2 ways to get from Oakland to Sonora by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Modesto Amtrak Station San Joaquins
  2. Take a taxi from Modesto Amtrak Station to Sonora

$151 - $218

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Sonora 122 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Sonora is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to Sonora is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Oakland and Sonora is 104 miles. The road distance is 122 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Sonora without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Oakland to Sonora, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland to Sonora is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Oakland to Sonora.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Sonora. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oakland to Sonora.
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  • Distance: 104.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Oakland, CA, USA and Sonora, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Oakland to Sonora. However, you can take the train to Modesto Amtrak Station then take the taxi to Sonora. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Sonora.

Train operators

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
+1 215-856-7924
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Modesto Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
$160 - $230
Other operators
Taxi from Modesto Amtrak Station to Sonora
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Desoto Cab Co
+1 209-999-9999
Red Top Taxi
+1 209-524-4741
Metro Cab Co
+1 209-888-8888

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