Modesto’s central location in the Northern San Joaquin Valley Region is within 90 minutes of major markets including the San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose and Sacramento.
Modesto is also within a 90 minute drive of four International Airports, a regional airport and Modesto’s executive jet airport:
Commercial Freight: Union Pacific/Southern Pacific, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Modesto & Empire Traction Company and Valley Transload. Modesto businesses can enjoy rail service right to their door.
Passenger: Amtrak San Joaquins, (coming) Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) Valley Rail Project is expanding to include the Modesto transit center station, connecting passengers to Sacramento and the Bay Area. ACE stations are currently located nearby in Stockton and Lathrop/Manteca.
Modesto is less than an hour from the deep water Port of Stockton, and 90 minutes from the Port of Oakland, one of the busiest west coast ports.