Cheap Bakersfield to Merced  train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Bakersfield to Merced ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Bakersfield to Merced is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Bakersfield to Merced was $27.75. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Bakersfield to Merced ? How far is Bakersfield to Merced ?

The distance between Bakersfield to Merced is 156.30 miles or 251.47 km. A train trip from Bakersfield to Merced typically takes 3 hours, If you are looking to get to Merced faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 45 minutes to get from Bakersfield to Merced.

A train getaway to Merced clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Merced before you have to hop on the train back to Bakersfield. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Merced. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Sunday trains from Bakersfield to Merced are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak San Joaquins has the most connections between Bakersfield to Merced

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Merced. On the route to Merced 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak San Joaquins offers the most scheduled departures between Bakersfield to Merced, usually offering 5 trips per day. 6 train trips per day are direct connections to Merced, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Bakersfield to Merced, which start at $37.00.

Bakersfield to Merced is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Bakersfield to Merced start from $27.75, and on average cost $28.78. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Merced. Amtrak in Bakersfield leaves from 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street, And in Merced trains arrive at 324 W 24th St,

From Bakersfield to Merced train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Merced faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Merced on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $28.91 for a one-way weekend reservation from Bakersfield.

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Avg. Time
3h 27m
Avg. Price
$28.78

Amtrak San Joaquins

Amtrak San Joaquins train tickets from Bakersfield to Merced start from $27.75, and on average cost $29.04. Daily there are 5 Amtrak San Joaquins schedules to Merced. Amtrak San Joaquins in Bakersfield leaves from 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street, And in Merced trains arrive at 324 W 24th St,

From Bakersfield to Merced train travel on Amtrak San Joaquins takes 2 hours and 57 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak San Joaquins offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $28.91 for a one-way train ticket to Merced.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 57m
Avg. Price
$29.04

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Bakersfield on their way to Merced. The busiest departure station in Bakersfield serving this route is 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street.
  • 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street
There is one train station where trains arrive in Merced from Bakersfield., The busiest departure station in Bakersfield serving this route is 324 W 24th St.
  • 324 W 24th St