Trains from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose

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Bakersfield - La Crescenta-Montrose Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 8 daily trains from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose. Traveling by train from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose usually takes around 8 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 50 minutes.

Distance91 mi (146 km)
Fastest train1h 50m
Lowest price$13.75
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose?

In the last month, $45.67 was the average price of a train ticket from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose. 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 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $17.82 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20AugAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose will vary between $35 and $52. Planning a train trip to La Crescenta-Montrose within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Bakersfield over the next 7 days is $44. 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

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $19 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose in September, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $94 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 22 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to La Crescenta-Montrose from Bakersfield will be about $17.82 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose. However, there are 8 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak88h 9m$50.30
  • 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 8 Amtrak trains from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose every day, as well as 12 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $14.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose, 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 Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose?

The distance between Bakersfield and La Crescenta-Montrose is approximately 91 miles, or 146 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 50 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 La Crescenta-Montrose 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 Saturday 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 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 La Crescenta-Montrose?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Bakersfield to La Crescenta-Montrose. 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 La Crescenta-Montrose to Bakersfield.

City Information

Bakersfield

Bakersfield, California, is just north of LA on the Kern River. The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, one of the city’s biggest attractions, displays fossils, dinosaur models, Native American artifacts, and a changing array of temporary exhibitions. Meanwhile, the Bakersfield Museum of Art features multiple rotating galleries of modern and historical art.

As the sun sets in Bakersfield, locals and visitors alike flock to Buck Owens Crystal Palace for food, drinks, and the biggest live music venue in the area. The Belvedere Cocktail lounge offers a more intimate live music experience– plus some amazing drinks and arcade games. For a truly unique experience, check out the family-friendly Gaslight Melodrama Theatre, where audiences are encouraged to cheer, boo, and get in on the fun of the live performances.

On the quieter side, Bakersfield has a number of beautiful parks across the city. The Park at RiverWalk is a fan favorite, with 32 sprawling acres along the Kern River dotted with picnic areas, public grills, and fishing spots. The Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area provides more outdoor activities with swimming, boating, sailing, cycling, and more.

To get to Bakersfield, fly into the Meadows Field Airport just north of the town. Several bus lines also service the area, connecting the city to Phoenix, Sacramento, Los Angeles, and Ontario. For train service, Amtrak offers routes to San Diego, San Francisco, and even New York City.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Bakersfield?

Main departure station: Salesforce Plaza

Behind a modern curved façade lies San Francisco’s commuter hub, the Salesforce Transit Center. This gateway to downtown San Francisco and the entire Bay Area welcomes tens of thousands of passengers every day. Finding your way around is easy thanks to more than 270 digital displays with transit information. The Salesforce Transit Center serves as a bus station for Greyhound and Amtrak Thruway buses, as well as several public transit options for convenient connections. A standout feature of the Salesforce Transit Center is a public five-acre rooftop park which gives travelers an open space to relax. Rotating food trucks, cafés, carts, and pop-up retail make this a dynamic and vibrant destination in itself.

All train stations in Bakersfield:

  • Salesforce Plaza

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

  • Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St

  • 200 Santa Fe Ave

  • Amtrak Station - 840 Second St

  • 700 G Street

  • 1700 Held Dr

  • 601 Truxtun Ave - Transit Station

  • 9180 Harbour Point Dr

  • Cabral Station - 949 E Channel St

  • 5885 Horton St

  • 735 S San Joaquin St

  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St

  • 245 Second St

  • 24 S Sacramento St

Where is the train station in La Crescenta-Montrose?

Main arrival station: Honolulu and Lowell Ave

La Crescenta-Montrose has one train station.

All train stations in La Crescenta-Montrose:

  • Honolulu and Lowell Ave

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