There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield by plane, bus, train or car

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What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Bakersfield, CA, USA?

United Airlines flies from San Francisco to Bakersfield once daily. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to Bakersfield twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Avg. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield
Avg. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Avg. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Avg. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Avg. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Hayward, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Avg. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to Bakersfield?

The distance between San Francisco and Bakersfield is 404 km. The road distance is 455 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield?

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield is to bus which costs $35 and takes 6 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield?

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield is to fly which takes 2 h 53 min and costs $440.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Bakersfield?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Bakersfield, CA. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield?

It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield, including transfers.