Stockton, CA Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 35
Total Sleeping Rooms 1,901
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 198
Committable Meeting Rooms* 13
Convention Center Space 20,400 Sq. Ft.
Largest Exhibit Space 35,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Ballroom 5,548 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $83
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $56
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $226
*Maximum for a single hotel

Stockton, CA Airport Information

Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK)

Approximate taxi fare: $21.44 USD

Stockton Metropolitan Airport sits on the southern boundary of the city, six miles from the downtown area, between two major north-south thoroughfares, I-5 and State Highway 99. The airport offers nonstop service to Las Vegas and Honolulu, as well as houses six gates and a cafe in its 44,355-square-foot terminal. Overnight parking is available.

Airline carrier serving Stockton Metropolitan Airport:

  • Allegiant Airlines

Sacramento International Airport (SMF)

Approximate taxi fare: $151.77 USD

Offering nonstop and direct air service throughout North America, Sacramento International Airport sits 12 miles from downtown Sacramento and 60 miles from Stockton. The Northern California air travel gateway serves 10 million passengers a year and more than 150 departures and arrivals a day, featuring direct service to such major markets as Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Ontario, San Francisco and Washington DC. The airport features free Wi-Fi and dining and shopping options, as well as hourly, daily and economy parking options for its more than 1,600 parking spots.

Airline carriers serving Sacramento International Airport:

  • Aeromexico
  • Alaska Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Horizon Air
  • JetBlue
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines/United Express
  • US Airways
  • Volaris Airlines

Stockton, CA Ground Transportation

San Joaquin Regional Transit District

San Joaquin Regional Transit District operates 56 routes throughout a 1,426-square-mile service area in San Joaquin County and the Stockton Metropolitan Area. Passengers can access downtown attractions and venues on the downtown hopper service, reach Stockton Metropolitan Airport via Routes 44 and 85 or connect with Sacramento Regional Transit via interregional commuter service. One-way fare is $1.50, while a day pass is $4. Children age 4 and under ride free.


Stockton’s Amtrak station, located at 735 South San Joaquin Street, is open daily from 7 AM to 8:30 PM. The station provides access to the San Joaquin route, which runs daily between the San Francisco Bay Area or Sacramento to Bakersfield, also stopping in Modesto, Merced, Martinez and Fresno. Amtrak also operates an Amtrak platform stop at 949 East Channel Street, which also provides service to the San Joaquin route.


Stockton’s Greyhound station is located at 121 South Center Street. Station hours are daily from 9 AM to 12:30 PM and 2:30 to 8:30 PM.

Rental Cars

Sacramento International Airport houses rental car counters for Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National, all located at the rental car terminal, which is accessible via shuttle.


Visitors to Stockton arriving via Stockton Metropolitan Airport should expect to pay approximately $20 in taxi fare, while those arriving via Sacramento International Airport should expect to pay about $150 in taxi fare to downtown Stockton.

Distance To...

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