There are 2 ways to get from Bakersfield to Bishop by bus or car

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Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Kern County Superior Court - Truxtun Ave. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street 395-Mammoth Lakes-Lancaster

$28 - $53

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Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Bishop 228.3 miles

$22 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Bishop. However, there are services departing from Kern County Superior Court - Truxtun Ave. and arriving at Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street via Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Bishop is 143 miles. The road distance is 228.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Bishop without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Bakersfield to Bishop, including transfers.

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Bakersfield to Bishop bus services, operated by Kern Transit, depart from Kern County Superior Court - Truxtun Ave. station.

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Bakersfield to Bishop bus services, operated by ESTA, arrive at Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Bishop is 228 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to drive from Bakersfield to Bishop.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Bishop. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 142.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Bishop, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Bakersfield to Bishop via Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. and Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy in around 6 h 27 min.

Bus operators
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from Kern County Superior Court - Truxtun Ave. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Mojave, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
estransit.com

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