There are 6 ways to get from Bakersfield to Irvine by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Artic - Dock 1 to Main-Paseo Westpark 53 / ...

$28 - $67

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield to Anaheim FlixBus

$10 - $22

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Bus, train  •  5 h 33 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 Tustin station

$11 - $15

Night bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6813 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9487 / ...

$31 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Irvine 155.3 miles

$15 - $22

Fly  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Bakersfield (BFL) to Santa Ana (SNA) BFL - SNA

$130 - $527

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The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Irvine is to bus and train which costs $11 - $16 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Irvine is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Irvine. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield, Ca and arriving at Main-Paseo Westpark via Los Angeles, Ca and Artic - Dock 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Irvine is 137 miles. The road distance is 155.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Irvine without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $28 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Bakersfield to Irvine, including transfers.

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Bakersfield to Irvine bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Bakersfield station.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Irvine is to bus which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $28 - $70. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $130 - $550 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bakersfield Airport to Santa Ana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Bakersfield to Irvine bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Anaheim station.

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Map of how to get from Bakersfield to Irvine.
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  • Distance: 136.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from Bakersfield to Irvine via Los Angeles, Ca, Anaheim, Ca, and Artic - Dock 1 in around 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Bakersfield to Irvine every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Bakersfield to Santa Ana via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Bakersfield to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bakersfield to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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 Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Artic - Dock 1 to Main-Paseo Westpark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
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 Amtrak to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Irvine is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Bakersfield to Irvine.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Bakersfield Airport to Santa Ana Airport.

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There are 668+ hotels available in Irvine. Prices start at $80 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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