How to travel from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA

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Travel Information from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA

distanceDistance156 miles (251 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $26
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€18) • 2 h 22 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€24) • 3 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 156 miles (251 km) to Merced, CA from Bakersfield, CA. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Bakersfield, CA and Merced, CA. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA is by taking a bus with an average price of $20 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Merced, CA:

A bus is $6 (€6) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA costing on average $26 (€24).

The quickest way to travel between Bakersfield, CA and Merced, CA is by train, which takes on average 3 h 1 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Merced, CA by bus can take on average 2 h 22 min.

The distance from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA is approximately 156 miles (251 km).

The average frequency per day from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bakersfield, CA and Merced, CA as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA:

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    • You can go to Merced, CA from Bakersfield, CA by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $26 (€24) with Amtrak from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA on Omio.
    Many of our customers traveling from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA don't make Merced, CA their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Merced, CA are San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles or San Jose, CA, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Merced, CA to any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $20 (€18) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing $26 (€24) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Bakersfield, CA to Merced, CA online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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