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There are 9 ways to get from Bakersfield to Laughlin by bus, shuttle, train, car, night bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Las Vegas Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Laughlin, NV

$35 - $61

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Bus, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Victorville Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center to Needles Amtrak Southwest Chief

$172 - $260

Bus via Barstow Amtrak  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Barstow Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Barstow, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Bullhead City

$36 - $88

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Laughlin 299.4 miles

$29 - $45

Night bus to Burbank, fly, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Las Vegas (LAS) BUR - LAS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Laughlin, NV

$142 - $548

Amtrak Thruway to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly, bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Ontario, CA
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Las Vegas (LAS) ONT - LAS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Laughlin, NV

$141 - $547

Bus to Los Angeles, fly, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Las Vegas (LAS) LAX - LAS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Laughlin, NV

$75 - $253

Bus to Santa Barbara, fly, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Las Vegas (LAS) SBA - LAS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Laughlin, NV

$70 - $377

Train to Fresno, fly, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  2. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Las Vegas (LAS) FAT - LAS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Laughlin, NV

$131 - $434

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The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Laughlin is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Laughlin is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Laughlin. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield Amtrak and arriving at Bullhead City via Barstow, Ca and Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Laughlin is 253 miles. The road distance is 299.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Laughlin without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 33 min and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Bakersfield to Laughlin, including transfers.

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Bakersfield to Laughlin bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Bakersfield Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Burbank Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Bakersfield to Laughlin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bullhead City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Laughlin is 299 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to drive from Bakersfield to Laughlin.

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  • Distance: 252.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Laughlin, NV, USA?

You can take a bus from Bakersfield to Laughlin via Barstow Amtrak, Barstow, Ca, and Las Vegas, Nv in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fresno to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center to Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Las Vegas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Victorville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Barstow Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Ontario, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Aloha Airport Express
Website
azaloha.com
Shuttle from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Laughlin, NV
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Barstow, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Bullhead City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40

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JetSuiteX and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Burbank Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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