There are 3 ways to get from Stockton to Sonora by bus, car, train or taxi

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

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Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockton, Ca to Merced, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
  3. Take the bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Inns of CA Downtown Sonora

$23 - $53

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Stockton to Sonora 70.1 miles

$6 - $10

Train, taxi  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Stockton San Joaquin Street Station to Modesto Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take a taxi from Modesto Amtrak to Sonora

$142 - $189

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Stockton to Sonora. However, there are services departing from Stockton, Ca and arriving at Inns of CA Downtown Sonora via Merced Transpo and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Stockton and Sonora is 50 miles. The road distance is 70.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Stockton to Sonora without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Stockton to Sonora, including transfers.

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Stockton to Sonora bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Stockton, Ca station.

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Stockton to Sonora bus services, operated by Yosemite Area Regional Transportation, arrive at Inns of CA Downtown Sonora station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockton to Sonora is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Stockton to Sonora.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Sonora. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stockton to Sonora.
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  • Distance: 49.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Stockton to Sonora via Merced, Ca, Merced Transpo, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 8 h 35 min.

Train operators
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
Train from Stockton San Joaquin Street Station to Modesto Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Stockton, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Inns of CA Downtown Sonora
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Other operators
Taxi from Modesto Amtrak to Sonora
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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