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Anaheim-Bakersfield Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Anaheim to Bakersfield. Traveling by train from Anaheim to Bakersfield usually takes around 4 hours and 21 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 3 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance123 mi (199 km)
Fastest train3h 25m
Lowest price$45.06
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Price trends for trains from Anaheim to Bakersfield

Average prices by travel date

$73$49$24JunJun

Monthly average prices

$61$49$37$24$12JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$61$49$37$24$123020100

Which train should you take from Anaheim to Bakersfield?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Anaheim, California to Bakersfield, California. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak64h 22m$46.27
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 6 Amtrak trains from Anaheim to Bakersfield every day, as well as 6 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $45.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Anaheim to Bakersfield during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Anaheim to Bakersfield?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Anaheim to Bakersfield, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Anaheim to Bakersfield?

The distance between Anaheim and Bakersfield is approximately 123 miles, or 199 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 25 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Anaheim to Bakersfield are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Anaheim at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Anaheim to Bakersfield?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Bakersfield to Anaheim. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Anaheim to Bakersfield for $12.17.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Anaheim?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Anaheim.

Where is the train station in Bakersfield?

Arrival stations

Bakersfield has one train station.

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