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Trains from Bakersfield to Oxnard

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Bakersfield - Oxnard Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Bakersfield to Oxnard. Traveling by train from Bakersfield to Oxnard usually takes around 14 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance82 mi (132 km)
Fastest train3h 5m
Lowest price$32.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Bakersfield to Oxnard

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




February 18, 2021- Solo travel


Pros: I like going on this bus it stop close to my mom house and plus I don’t have to drive. Cons: Nothing everyone is doing well. Tips: You won’t regret traveling with this company.

Pros: I like going on this bus it stop close to my mom house and plus I don’t have to drive. Cons: Nothing everyone is doing well. Tips: You won’t regret traveling with this company.

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

In the last month, $72.97 was the average price of a train ticket from Bakersfield to Oxnard. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $17.02 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Bakersfield to Oxnard will vary between $71 and $79. Planning a train trip to Oxnard within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Bakersfield over the next 7 days is $72. 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


If you are trying to decide when to travel from Bakersfield to Oxnard by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for December. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $31 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Bakersfield to Oxnard in August, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $100 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


If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 25 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Oxnard from Bakersfield will be about $17.02 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Bakersfield to Oxnard?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Bakersfield to Oxnard. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak614h 46m$77.30
  • 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 6 Amtrak trains from Bakersfield to Oxnard every day, as well as 20 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $32.


Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

The distance between Bakersfield and Oxnard is approximately 82 miles, or 132 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Bakersfield to Oxnard. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Wednesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Bakersfield at 2:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Oxnard?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Oxnard to Bakersfield.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Bakersfield?

Valley Station - 401 I St  - SACAMT-0

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Valley Station - 401 I St  - SACAMT-1

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Main departure station: Valley Station - 401 I St

Sacramento Valley Station is the second busiest transport hub in California and is used by more than one million people every year. Originally constructed in 1926, it now serves as a major center for Amtrak trains traveling within California, northwards along the West Coast, and eastwards into the American Southwest. The station also falls along four Amtrak Thruway bus routes and operates as the western terminus for the Sacramento Light Rail network. Located between Old Sacramento and Downtown, the station is within walking distance of several Gold-Rush era historical monuments as well as an ultra-modern retail district filled with shops and restaurants.

All train stations in Bakersfield:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

  • 450 Orange St

  • Amtrak Station - 840 Second St

  • 200 Santa Fe Ave

  • Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St

  • 601 Marina Vista Ave

  • Union Station

  • 5885 Horton St

  • Salesforce Plaza

  • 1301 W 11th St

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

  • 245 Second St

  • 433 Willamette St

  • BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave

  • 500 13th St SE

Where is the train station in Oxnard?

Main arrival station: Transportation Center

Oxnard has one train station.

All train stations in Oxnard:

  • Transportation Center

Need a return trip from Oxnard to Bakersfield?

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