There are 5 ways to get from Bakersfield to Irvine by bus, night 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

Bus, night bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9487 / ...

$33 - $69

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, train, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Anaheim Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Artic - Dock 1 to Main-Paseo Westpark 53 / ...

$24 - $46

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 21 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

Bus, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station Orange County Line

$28 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Irvine 155.3 miles

$15 - $22

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 21 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Anaheim Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
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
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
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Artic - Dock 1 to Main-Paseo Westpark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bakersfield and Irvine is 219 km. The road distance is 248 km.

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

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

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 21 min.

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