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Oxnard - Bakersfield Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Oxnard to Bakersfield. Traveling by train from Oxnard to Bakersfield usually takes around 7 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 27 minutes.

Distance82 mi (132 km)
Fastest train2h 27m
Lowest price$33.17
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

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

In the last month, $49.75 was the average price of a train ticket from Oxnard, CA to Bakersfield, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $30.40 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Oxnard to Bakersfield 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$33 whenever you decide to board the train to Bakersfield.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since the average price of train trips from Oxnard to Bakersfield 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 Oxnard to Bakersfield?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Oxnard, California to Bakersfield, California. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak37h 36m$68.56
  • 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 3 Amtrak trains from Oxnard to Bakersfield every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $33.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Oxnard 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 Oxnard to Bakersfield?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Oxnard 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 Oxnard to Bakersfield?

The distance between Oxnard and Bakersfield is approximately 82 miles, or 132 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 27 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Oxnard 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 Monday 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 Oxnard at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. 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 Oxnard to Bakersfield?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Oxnard to Bakersfield. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Bakersfield to Oxnard. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Oxnard to Bakersfield for $90.58.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Oxnard?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Oxnard.

Where is the train station in Bakersfield?

Arrival stations

Bakersfield has one train station.

Need a return trip from Bakersfield to Oxnard?

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