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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Hanford to Bakersfield. Traveling by train from Hanford to Bakersfield usually takes around one hour and 33 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance75 mi (120 km)
Fastest train1h 33m
Lowest price$13.75
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak San Joaquins
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Hanford, CA to Bakersfield, CA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




June 6, 2021 - Solo travel

Amtrak San Joaquins

Pros: Comfort and staff prompt and very nice. Cons: N/A. Tips: You have to try it, the scenery is amazing and no stress of driving and arrive full of energy.

Pros: Comfort and staff prompt and very nice. Cons: N/A. Tips: You have to try it, the scenery is amazing and no stress of driving and arrive full of energy.

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

In the last month, $13.75 was the average price of a train ticket from Hanford, CA to Bakersfield, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $3.71 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Bakersfield from Hanford is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about $14 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Hanford to Bakersfield by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around $15 whenever you decide to board the train to Bakersfield.

Prices as travel date approaches


Since the average price of train trips from Hanford to Bakersfield remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Hanford to Bakersfield?

Amtrak San Joaquins is the one and only train line which connects Hanford, California to Bakersfield, California. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak San Joaquins51h 33m$14.59

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Hanford to Bakersfield 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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.

How long is the train journey from Hanford to Bakersfield?

The distance between Hanford and Bakersfield is approximately 75 miles, or 120 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 33 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 Hanford to Bakersfield are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Thursday 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 Hanford at 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Hanford to Bakersfield?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Hanford to Bakersfield.

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Hanford?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Hanford.

Where is the train station in Bakersfield?

Arrival stations

Bakersfield has one train station.

Need a return trip from Bakersfield to Hanford?

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