Cheap Oakland to Bakersfield  train tickets

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How much are Oakland to Bakersfield train tickets?

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How to find cheap train tickets from Oakland to Bakersfield ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Oakland to Bakersfield 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 Oakland to Bakersfield was $48.75. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $19.75 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 Oakland to Bakersfield ? How far is Oakland to Bakersfield ?

The distance between Oakland to Bakersfield is 246.62 miles or 396.80 km. A train trip from Oakland to Bakersfield typically takes 7 hours, If you are looking to get to Bakersfield faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak San Joaquins. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 21 minutes to get from Oakland to Bakersfield.

Going from Oakland to Bakersfield by train takes over 7 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Wednesday trains from Oakland to Bakersfield 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Oakland to Bakersfield

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Bakersfield. On the route to Bakersfield 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oakland to Bakersfield, usually offering 4 trips per day. 5 train trips per day are direct connections to Bakersfield, 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 Oakland to Bakersfield, which start at $37.00.

Oakland to Bakersfield is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to Bakersfield start from $55.50, and on average cost $63.66. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Bakersfield. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave and one other station. And in Bakersfield trains arrive at 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street,

From Oakland to Bakersfield train travel on Amtrak takes 8 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bakersfield faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $65.13 for a one-way train ticket to Bakersfield.

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Avg. Time
8h 20m
Avg. Price
$63.66

Amtrak San Joaquins

Amtrak San Joaquins train tickets from Oakland to Bakersfield start from $48.75, and on average cost $48.97. Daily there are 5 Amtrak San Joaquins schedules to Bakersfield. Amtrak San Joaquins in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St, And in Bakersfield trains arrive at 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street,

From Oakland to Bakersfield train travel on Amtrak San Joaquins takes 6 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bakersfield faster, Amtrak San Joaquins offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak San Joaquins offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $49.66 for a one-way train ticket to Bakersfield.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 21m
Avg. Price
$48.97

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Bakersfield that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Oakland serving this route is 245 Second St, Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave.
  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Bakersfield from Oakland., The busiest departure station in Oakland serving this route is 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street.
  • 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street