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Routes156
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train lines2
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What train companies travel to Bakersfield, California?

Located in California, Bakersfield is accessible by train from 156 other cities. You can choose from 418 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Bakersfield on Wanderu. Amtrak San Joaquins usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Bakersfield

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14812h 45m€70.72
Amtrak San Joaquins163h 59m€28.21
  • 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.

  • Amtrak San Joaquins

    Amtrak San Joaquins

    After becoming a permanent Amtrak rail route in 1974, the San Joaquins has offered train services throughout California and the San Joaquin Valley. The line runs daily from the San Francisco Bay Area to Bakersfield, with many stops in between, including Martinez and Modesto. Although Amtrak San Joaquins is one of the nation's busiest routes, it is renowned for being impeccably clean and safe, with passenger comfort remaining the carrier's highest priority. Most of the trains on this line are equipped with lavatories, onboard WiFi, disabled access, and personal power outlets, ensuring a comfortable journey for every passenger.

Which train service has the best service to Bakersfield?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Bakersfield by train with Amtrak San Joaquins giving them a 4.9 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak San Joaquins had the most comfortable train service to Bakersfield taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak San Joaquins offers. They rate Amtrak San Joaquins a 4.5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Bakersfield punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak San Joaquins has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Bakersfield, rating them a 4.7 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Bakersfield?

€5.87 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Bakersfield, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Bakersfield. In the last month, trains from Wasco to Bakersfield had the lowest average price at €5.87.

Where is the train station in Bakersfield, CA?

The main train station in Bakersfield is 601 Truxtun Ave - Transit Station. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Bakersfield.

What is the closest airport to Bakersfield, CA?

The closest airport to Bakersfield is Meadows Field (BFL), it is located 4.7 miles from the city center of Bakersfield.

Is Bakersfield a popular train travel destination?

Bakersfield ranks number 26 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 192 in United States. Bakersfield ranks number 19 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Bakersfield via train service. On average 94 direct daily train trips serve Bakersfield.

What is the population of Bakersfield?

The population of Bakersfield is 373640. Bakersfield ranks number 16 in terms of population in California and number 122 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Bakersfield cost?

Train tickets to Bakersfield range from €6 for a short trip to Bakersfield, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Bakersfield starts at , and a longer trip by train to Bakersfield can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as €52 .

What type of traveler does Bakersfield attract?

People who take the train to Bakersfield are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Bakersfield easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Bakersfield?

The closest train station to the city center of Bakersfield is 601 Truxtun Ave - Transit Station, located just 0.5 miles away. Select 601 Truxtun Ave - Transit Station as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Bakersfield. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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