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There are 3 ways to get from Apple Valley to Bakersfield by bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Amtrak  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Victorville Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Victorville, Ca to Barstow, Ca 6006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Barstow, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 6774 / ...

$30 - $44

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from Apple Valley to Bakersfield 142.5 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Apple Valley to Bakersfield is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Apple Valley to Bakersfield is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Apple Valley to Bakersfield station. However, there are services departing from Outer Hwy 18 North & Navajo Rd and arriving at Bakersfield Amtrak Station via Victorville Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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The distance between Apple Valley and Bakersfield is 121 miles. The road distance is 142.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Apple Valley to Bakersfield without a car is to bus which takes 5h 16m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Apple Valley to Bakersfield, including transfers.

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Apple Valley to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Victorville Amtrak Station.

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Apple Valley to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Bakersfield Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Apple Valley to Bakersfield is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Apple Valley to Bakersfield.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Bakersfield. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 120.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Apple Valley, CA, USA and Bakersfield, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Apple Valley to Bakersfield twice daily, and the journey takes 3h 40m.

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Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Victorville Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Victorville, Ca to Barstow, Ca
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Barstow, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$40 - $60

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