The distance between Santa Maria to Bakersfield is 85.19 miles or 137.07 km. A train trip from Santa Maria to Bakersfield typically takes 6 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bakersfield faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 2 minutes to get from Santa Maria to Bakersfield.
Going from Santa Maria to Bakersfield by train takes over 6 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 Thursday trains from Santa Maria 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.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Santa Maria to Bakersfield route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Maria to Bakersfield, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Santa Maria to Bakersfield, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Santa Maria to Bakersfield, which start at $74.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Santa Maria to Bakersfield start from $30.00, and on average cost $30.00. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Bakersfield. Amtrak in Santa Maria leaves from IHOP - 205 S Nicholson Ave, And in Bakersfield trains arrive at 601 Truxtun Ave at S Street,
From Santa Maria to Bakersfield train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bakersfield faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 2 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Bakersfield on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $30.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Santa Maria.