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Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA by train

The journey from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA by train is 172.91 mi and takes 21 hr 2 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:12 PM and the last at 6:12 PM. It is possible to travel from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA by train for as little as $64.30 or as much as $106.54. The best price for this journey is $64.30.

Lowest Price$64.30
Journey Duration21 hr 2 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$64.30
Highest Price$106.54
First Departure2:12 PM
Last Departure6:12 PM
Distance172.91 mi
DepartureBakersfield, CA
ArrivalSalinas, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA?

Prices will vary when you travel from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $88.06 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $64.30, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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The prices for train tickets from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $88.06. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How much time will it take to go from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA by train?

Traveling from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA by train will usually take 21 hr 2 min. This journey covers a distance of 172.91 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 21 hr 2 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Bakersfield, CA and Salinas, CA will complete the journey in 19 hr 54 min. On average, it will take you about 21 hr 2 min to travel the 172.91 mi between Bakersfield, CA and Salinas, CA.

When do departures from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Bakersfield, CA at 2:12 PM, and the last departure will leave at 6:12 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Bakersfield, CA at 2:12 PM, and the last departure will leave at 6:12 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations are used when traveling from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA?

In Bakersfield, CA, departure stations include Bakersfield Chambela,Downtown Bakersfield. When you arrive in Salinas, CA, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Salinas Station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA are there every day?

The route from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Bakersfield, CA 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 2 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Bakersfield, CA - Salinas, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $30.01 if you’re lucky, or $77.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to Salinas, CA by train

When travelling to Salinas, CA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
19.48kg
Bus
20.87kg
Flight
55.65kg
Car
44.52kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bakersfield, CA and Salinas, CA are 19.48kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bakersfield, CA and Salinas, CA? By taking the train between Bakersfield, CA and Salinas, CA you will save 36.17kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.39kg compared to a bus and 25.04kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA?
A train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA is $88.06. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $64.30.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA is $64.30. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bakersfield, CA and Salinas, CA by train?
Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA is 172.91 mi.
How long does the train between Bakersfield, CA and Salinas, CA take?
Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA is on average 21 hr 2 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 19 hr 54 min.
How many train connections per day go from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA?
Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA leave?
The earliest train from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA departs at 2:12 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA depart?
The latest train from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA departs at 6:12 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $64.30 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bakersfield, CA and Salinas, CA is 19 hr 54 min.
Is there a direct train from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bakersfield, CA and Salinas, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA by train?
The train journey from Bakersfield, CA to Salinas, CA creates 19.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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