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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Bakersfield to Hanford. Traveling by train from Bakersfield to Hanford usually takes around one hour and 21 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak San Joaquins train can make the trip in one hour and 19 minutes.

Distance75 mi (120 km)
Fastest train1h 19m
Lowest price$16.67
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak San Joaquins
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Bakersfield, CA to Hanford, CA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




May 6, 2021 - Business

Amtrak San Joaquins
Pros: The staff was very helpful and friendly. Cons: It could have been a little cleaner. There were crumbs on the seat next to me. Pros: The staff was very helpful and friendly. Cons: It could have been a little cleaner. There were crumbs on the seat next to me.

What is the price of a train ticket from Bakersfield to Hanford?

In the last month, C$17.29 was the average price of a train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to Hanford, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$4.10 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Bakersfield to Hanford will vary between C$17 and C$27. Planning a train trip to Hanford within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Bakersfield over the next 7 days is C$17. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Bakersfield to Hanford by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around C$18 whenever you decide to board the train to Hanford.

Prices as travel date approaches


Since the average price of train trips from Bakersfield to Hanford remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Bakersfield to Hanford?

Amtrak San Joaquins is the one and only train line which connects Bakersfield, California to Hanford, California. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak San Joaquins41h 22m$18.32

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Bakersfield to Hanford 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.

How long is the train journey from Bakersfield to Hanford?

The distance between Bakersfield and Hanford is approximately 75 miles, or 120 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 19 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Bakersfield to Hanford are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Friday 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 Bakersfield at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. 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 Bakersfield to Hanford?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Bakersfield to Hanford.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hanford to Bakersfield.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Bakersfield?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Bakersfield:

Other train stations in Bakersfield:

  • 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street

Where is the train station in Hanford?

Arrival stations

Hanford has one train station:

Other train stations in Hanford:

  • 200 Santa Fe Ave

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