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Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train

The journey from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train is 246.75 mi and takes 6 hr 51 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:35 AM and the last at 10:36 PM. It is possible to travel from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train for as little as $41.61 or as much as $84.97. The best price for this journey is $41.61.

Lowest Price$41.61
Journey Duration6 hr 51 min
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$41.61
Highest Price$84.97
First Departure12:35 AM
Last Departure10:36 PM
Distance246.75 mi
DepartureOakland, CA
ArrivalBakersfield, CA
CarriersAmtrak

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA?

The prices for train tickets from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA will cost $41.61. The average train ticket price is approximately $48.11. 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.
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On average, a train ticket from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA will cost you $48.11. 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.

How long will it take me to travel from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train?

The average journey time is 6 hr 51 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 246.75 mi from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA to take longer than 6 hr 51 min. The journey between Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA by train usually takes 6 hr 51 min to cover a distance of 246.75 mi. The shortest journey from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA will take you 6 hr 3 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Bakersfield, CA quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

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

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA. You can start your journey in Oakland, CA at stations such as Oakland International Airport (OAK),West Oakland BART. These connect to stations including Bakersfield Chambela,Downtown Bakersfield in Bakersfield, 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 Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA.

How many times a day do departures from Oakland, CA leave for Bakersfield, CA?

The route from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, 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 Oakland, CA 9 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 6 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 3 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 Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, 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 Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, 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 Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, 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.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA

The cheapest Oakland, CA - Bakersfield, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $37.42 if you’re lucky, or $66.21 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

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

When travelling to Bakersfield, 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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Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
27.8kg
Bus
29.78kg
Flight
79.42kg
Car
63.54kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA are 27.8kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA? By taking the train between Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA you will save 51.62kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.98kg compared to a bus and 35.74kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
A train ticket from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA is $48.11. 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 $41.61.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA is $41.61. 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 Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA by train?
Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA is 246.75 mi.
How long does the train between Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA take?
Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA is on average 6 hr 51 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 3 min.
How many train connections per day go from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA leave?
The earliest train from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA departs at 12:35 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 Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA depart?
The latest train from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA departs at 10:36 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 Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, 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 $41.61 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.
How many direct connections depart from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
There are on average 6 direct connection(s) from Oakland, CA to go to Bakersfield, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA is 6 hr 3 min.
Is there a direct train from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train?
The train journey from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA creates 27.8kg of CO2 emissions.

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