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Rail Service

The City of Merced sits on the main lines of both the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroads. We are within a local dray zone of two major intermodal ramps featuring double-stack service. Container facilities and/or bulk shipping facilities within 100 miles of Merced include the ports of San Francisco, Oakland, and Stockton. The port of Los Angeles-Long Beach is within a 275-mile radius. Additionally, Amtrak provides passenger rail service to the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento and Los Angeles.


Merced Municipal Airport currently offers corporate facilities. Fresno Air Terminal, about an hour to the south, offers more than 90 daily commercial flights via Alaska Airlines, Allegrant Airlines, America West, American, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Horizon Air, Northwest Airlines and United. Four international airports (Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco and San Jose) are within a two hour drive.


Our central location in California's Heartland can put your business within overnight truck delivery to just about anywhere in the state. Merced is strategically located at the juncture of three major highways (99, 59, and 140) and is serviced by all major regional and transcontinental LTL common carriers. The area is also serviced by all major California LTL common carriers.