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Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train

The journey from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train is 260.67 mi and takes 6 hr 26 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:13 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train for as little as $34.02 or as much as $90.01. The best price for this journey is $34.02.

Lowest Price$34.02
Journey Duration6 hr 26 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$34.02
Highest Price$90.01
First Departure12:13 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance260.67 mi
DepartureSacramento, CA
ArrivalBakersfield, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA?

When you're traveling from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $50.82. You might be able to find prices as low as $34.02, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $50.82. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA take by train?

The journey between Sacramento, CA and Bakersfield, CA by train is approximately 260.67 mi. It will take you more or less 6 hr 26 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 Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA covers a distance of 260.67 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 6 hr 26 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 5 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 Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations can I use to travel from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Sacramento, CA from the following stations: Sacramento (Midtown - 29th/K),Sacramento, Underpass Bus Loading Zone (2351 6th St),3333 Fruitridge Road. Arriving at Bakersfield, CA, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Bakersfield Chambela,Downtown Bakersfield. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Bakersfield, CA.

How many times a day do journeys run from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA?

The exact number of journeys from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 4 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA varies, but in general, you can expect to find 2 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, 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.

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The cheapest Sacramento, CA - Bakersfield, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $33.20 if you’re lucky, or $70.42 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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Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
29.37kg
Bus
31.46kg
Flight
83.9kg
Car
67.12kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Sacramento, CA and Bakersfield, CA are 29.37kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Sacramento, CA and Bakersfield, CA? By taking the train between Sacramento, CA and Bakersfield, CA you will save 54.53kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.09kg compared to a bus and 37.75kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
A train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA is $50.82. 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 $34.02.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA is $34.02. 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 Sacramento, CA and Bakersfield, CA by train?
Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA is 260.67 mi.
How long does the train between Sacramento, CA and Bakersfield, CA take?
Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA is on average 6 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 15 min.
How many train connections per day go from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA leave?
The earliest train from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA departs at 12:13 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 Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA depart?
The latest train from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA departs at 11:59 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 Sacramento, 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 $34.02 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 Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Sacramento, CA to go to Bakersfield, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Sacramento, CA and Bakersfield, CA is 5 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct train from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Sacramento, CA and Bakersfield, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train?
The train journey from Sacramento, CA to Bakersfield, CA creates 29.37kg of CO2 emissions.

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