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San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train

The journey from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train is 210.14 mi and takes 7 hr 11 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:35 AM and the last at 9:40 PM. It is possible to travel from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train for as little as $41.27 or as much as $58.32. The best price for this journey is $41.27.

Lowest Price$41.27
Journey Duration7 hr 11 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$41.27
Highest Price$58.32
First Departure6:35 AM
Last Departure9:40 PM
Distance210.14 mi
DepartureSan Jose, CA
ArrivalBakersfield, CA
CarriersAmtrak

San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $42.96 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $41.27, 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 San Jose, 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. The average train ticket price is approximately $42.96. 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 San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train?

The distance between San Jose, CA and Bakersfield, CA is approximately 210.14 mi. In general, it will take you about 7 hr 11 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between San Jose, CA and Bakersfield, CA runs for about 210.14 mi and usually takes approximately 7 hr 11 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 6 hr 50 min. If you are trying to get from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do departures from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA leaving at 6:35 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 9:40 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. The first journey of the night departs from San Jose, CA at 6:35 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 9:40 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between San Jose, CA and Bakersfield, CA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

What are the stations on the San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA route?

In San Jose, CA, departure stations include San Jose Diridon Station. When you arrive in Bakersfield, CA, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Bakersfield Chambela,Downtown Bakersfield. 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 times a day do departures from San Jose, CA leave for Bakersfield, CA?

The route from San Jose, 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 San Jose, CA 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from San Jose, 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 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 San Jose, 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 San Jose, 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 San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA.

Book in advance and save

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

The cheapest San Jose, CA - Bakersfield, 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 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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San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
23.67kg
Bus
25.36kg
Flight
67.64kg
Car
54.11kg
What are the CO2 emissions from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between San Jose, CA and Bakersfield, CA are 23.67kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between San Jose, CA and Bakersfield, CA? By taking the train between San Jose, CA and Bakersfield, CA you will save 43.97kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.69kg compared to a bus and 30.44kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
A train ticket from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA is $42.96. 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 $41.27.
What's the cheapest train ticket from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA is $41.27. 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 San Jose, CA and Bakersfield, CA by train?
San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA is 210.14 mi.
How long does the train between San Jose, CA and Bakersfield, CA take?
San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA is on average 7 hr 11 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 50 min.
How many train connections per day go from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA leave?
The earliest train from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA departs at 6:35 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 San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA depart?
The latest train from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA departs at 9:40 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 San Jose, 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 $41.27 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 San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between San Jose, CA and Bakersfield, CA is 6 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct train from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between San Jose, CA and Bakersfield, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA by train?
The train journey from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA creates 23.67kg of CO2 emissions.

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