The City of Lodi is centrally located in
northern California with easy access to U.S. western states. As the northern-most city in San Joaquin County, Lodi bridges the
areas of Northern and Central California - an ideal location for business and visitors touring the abundant winegrape growing region.
The City of Lodi is just 35 miles south of Sacramento, our State capital; and 90
miles east of San Francisco and San Jose. For the adventurous, Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park are each within a few hours drive. Lodi is easily accessible by Interstate 5 and Highways 99, 12 and 88.
Lodi is within 45 minutes of the Sacramento International Airport and 90 minutes of Oakland International. The San Francisco International Airport is also within convenient driving
distance. The Stockton Metropolitan Airport is
an easy 20-minute drive from Lodi and provides limited general aviation service to Las Vegas, Nevada and Phoenix-Mesa, Arizona and seasonal service to Honolulu, Hawaii with Allegiant Airlines.
Interstates and Highways
Lodi, like all of San Joaquin
County, has excellent transportation accessibility. It is located between two
primary north-south highways, Hwy 99 and Interstate 5, that respectively
connect major cities in Central California and provide direct access to major
markets from Canada to Mexico. It is well connected for east-west
transportation with Interstate 580 running to Oakland and the San
Francisco Bay Area. Interstate 80 links Lodi to Reno, Nevada and points
further east. Lodi's ground transportation includes 24 carriers and
other local trucking firms serving the Lodi area.
Lodi is served by two national rail
lines, Union Pacific Railroad and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe. It
is also served by a local railroad, Central California Traction that
runs contiguous to its industrial park areas. Daily passenger service
via Amtrak is available from Lodi to San Francisco, Los Angeles,
Sacramento and points in between. And for the commuter, the Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) runs daily passenger service from Stockton to San Jose Diridon Station.
The Port of Stockton is located on the Stockton Deepwater Ship Channel, 75 nautical miles (120 km) due east of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Port owns and operates a diversified and major transportation center that encompasses a 2000-acre (809 hectares) operating area. The Port has berthing space for 17 vessels, 1.1 million square feet (102,000 sq. meters) of dockside transit sheds and shipside rail trackage, 7.7 million square feet (715,000 sq. meters) of warehousing for both dry bulk and general cargoes, including steel. Each warehouse is also served by rail.