There are 4 ways to get from Bakersfield to Fontana by bus or car

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Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Claremont, CA 5402 / ...

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 9612 / ...

$31 - $69

Bus Tufesa  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, CA to Fontana

$29 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Fontana 158.8 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bakersfield, CA and arriving at Fontana. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Fontana is 127 miles. The road distance is 158.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Fontana without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Bakersfield to Fontana, including transfers.

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Bakersfield to Fontana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Bakersfield, Ca station.

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Bakersfield to Fontana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Bernardino, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Fontana is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Bakersfield to Fontana.

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There are 151+ hotels available in Fontana. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bakersfield to Fontana.
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  • Distance: 126.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Bakersfield to Fontana 4 times a day, and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Bus 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Claremont, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Fontana
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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