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.
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.
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.
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.