There are 5 ways to get from Bakersfield to Fontana by bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 9 min

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

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus, line 10 bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  3. Take the line 10 bus from E St @ Court Nb Ns to Fontana Metrolink 10

$31 - $69

Bus, line 61 bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Olive Ave and 5th St E to Pomona Transit Center
  3. Take the line 61 bus from Pomona Trans Center to Sierra @ Merrill Nb Ns 61

$21 - $49

Bus, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fontana station

$12 - $16

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Fontana 158.8 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Fontana is to Amtrak Thruway which costs $5 - $8 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Fontana is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 41 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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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Bakersfield to Fontana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Fontana. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield, Ca and arriving at Fontana Metrolink via Los Angeles, Ca and E St @ Court Nb Ns. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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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.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fontana station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Amtrak
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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
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA
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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 30 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from E St @ Court Nb Ns to Fontana Metrolink
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Bus from Pomona Trans Center to Sierra @ Merrill Nb Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Olive Ave and 5th St E to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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