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Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA by train

The journey from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA by train is 251.53 mi and takes 6 hr 39 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:00 AM and the last at 10:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA by train for as little as $42.55 or as much as $82.19. The best price for this journey is $42.55.

Lowest Price$42.55
Journey Duration6 hr 39 min
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$42.55
Highest Price$82.19
First Departure1:00 AM
Last Departure10:00 PM
Distance251.53 mi
DepartureBakersfield, CA
ArrivalSan Francisco, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Your journey from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA with Virail

What's the best way to get from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

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

On average, a train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA will cost you $50.61. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $42.55. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for train tickets from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, 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 $50.61. 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 long is the journey from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA by train?

The journey between Bakersfield, CA and San Francisco, CA by train is approximately 251.53 mi. It will take you more or less 6 hr 39 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA covers a distance of 251.53 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 6 hr 39 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 6 hr 15 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

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

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Bakersfield, CA and San Francisco, CA. You can start your journey in Bakersfield, CA at stations such as Downtown Bakersfield,Bakersfield Chambela. These connect to stations including San Francisco, CA, Union Square,San Francisco, Stonestown,San Francisco, Townsend Street / 5th Street in San Francisco, CA. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA.

How many daily journeys are there from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA?

If you want to get from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 9 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Bakersfield, CA and San Francisco, CA. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 9 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, 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 San Francisco, 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 San Francisco, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, 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 San Francisco, 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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA

The cheapest Bakersfield, CA - San Francisco, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $79.38 if you’re lucky, or $96.94 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $116.73.

Find the best day to travel to San Francisco, CA by train

When travelling to San Francisco, 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 San Francisco, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
28.34kg
Bus
30.36kg
Flight
80.96kg
Car
64.77kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bakersfield, CA and San Francisco, CA are 28.34kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bakersfield, CA and San Francisco, CA? By taking the train between Bakersfield, CA and San Francisco, CA you will save 52.62kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.02kg compared to a bus and 36.43kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA?
A train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA is $50.61. 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 $42.55.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA is $42.55. 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 San Francisco, CA by train?
Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA is 251.53 mi.
How long does the train between Bakersfield, CA and San Francisco, CA take?
Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA is on average 6 hr 39 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 15 min.
How many train connections per day go from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA?
Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA leave?
The earliest train from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA departs at 1:00 AM. 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 San Francisco, CA depart?
The latest train from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA departs at 10:00 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 San Francisco, 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 $42.55 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 San Francisco, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bakersfield, CA and San Francisco, CA is 6 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct train from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bakersfield, CA and San Francisco, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA by train?
The train journey from Bakersfield, CA to San Francisco, CA creates 28.34kg of CO2 emissions.

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