Turlock Transit launches On-Demand Amtrak Shuttle to/from Turlock-Denair Amtrak Station

January 4, 2022

Turlock Transit launches On-Demand Amtrak Shuttle to/from Turlock-Denair Amtrak Station

The new Turlock Transit Amtrak Shuttle will provide a valuable service that will improve first and last mile connections for Amtrak San Joaquins riders traveling to and from the Turlock-Denair Amtrak Station. The service will be available during regular Turlock Transit hours, which are Monday-Friday (6:00a.m. – 9:00 p.m.) and Saturday (9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.), excluding holidays. The shuttle will transport riders to or from any location in Turlock or Denair and will cost $2.50 each way.

Here’s what travelers need to know – for more information, click here.

Departing Passengers

Call (209) 668-5600 to request a pick-up from a location in Denair/Turlock.
Calls must be made at least 1 hour before train arrival.
Bus will pick you up from home and transport you to the Amtrak station.

Returning Passengers

No reservations required.
Bus will be waiting at Amtrak station during regular service hours.
Bus will transport you to a location in Denair or Turlock.

“We are very pleased to have Turlock Transit as a partner in connecting travelers to and from Turlock, Denair and CSU Stanislaus students with their destination,” said Vito Chiesa, Stanislaus County Supervisor District 2 and former Chairperson for the San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority. “Local transit providers provide critical first and last mile connections. Turlock Transit’s doorstep to station service will serve as a great model for local providers throughout the state.”

Amtrak San Joaquins provides an easy and comfortable way to travel, serving over 135 destinations throughout California and Nevada, with a traffic-free, airport-free, stress-free experience. Travelers will continue to experience enhanced safety, cleaning and physical distancing measures that have been put in place to promote public health. These protocols include required face coverings, contactless amenities, regular cleaning and disinfection, social distancing on board and in stations, and sophisticated air filtration. Amtrak San Joaquins has information about its COVID-19 response here.

Similarly, riders aboard Turlock Transit must adhere to public health safety requirements, including federal mask mandates. Learn more about COVID-19 protocols aboard Turlock Transit here.

Plan and book ahead to make sure your Amtrak San Joaquins seat is reserved. Thruway Bus routes, train schedules and station locations can be found at www.AmtrakSanJoaquins.com. For inquiries, train passengers can reach out to Amtrak San Joaquins on Twitter at @SanJoaquins, Facebook and Instagram at @AmtrakSanJoaquins or call 1-800-USA-RAIL.

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