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There are 5 ways to get from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Bakersfield (BFL) to San Jose Cabo (SJD) BFL - SJD

$154 - $893

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Bus  •  35 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield to San Ysidro 498 Sacramento / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$95 - $140

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Bus via Los Angeles, Ca  •  35 h

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$131 - $224

Bus, train  •  35 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas

$131 - $217

Drive  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas 1271.9 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas is to bus which costs $95 - $140 and takes 35 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which costs $150 - $900 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield, Ca and arriving at Cabo San Lucas via Los Angeles, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Cabo San Lucas is 1027 miles. The road distance is 1271.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas without a car is to bus which takes 35 h and costs $130 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas, including transfers.

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Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Bakersfield, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs $150 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $230 and takes 35 h.

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There is no direct flight from Bakersfield Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas bus services, operated by ABC, arrive at Cabo San Lucas station.

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Map of how to get from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas.
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  • Distance: 1027.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas via Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 35 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bakersfield to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Bakersfield to San Jose Cabo via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Bakersfield to San Jose Cabo via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Bakersfield to San Jose Cabo via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Train operators
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
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 Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Bakersfield to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to San Ysidro
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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More Questions & Answers

Cabo San Lucas is 1 h ahead of Bakersfield. It is currently 1:39 PM in Bakersfield and 2:39 PM in Cabo San Lucas.

Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas is 1272 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 15 min to drive from Bakersfield to Cabo San Lucas.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Bakersfield Airport to San Jose Cabo Airport.

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There are 485+ hotels available in Cabo San Lucas. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Bakersfield Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $28 - $35.

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