There are 7 ways to get from Bakersfield to Mexicali by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$50 - $104

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Calexico, Ca 9601

$47 - $134

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$66 - $143

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Mexicali 338.6 miles

$30 - $50

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to El Centro  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL) LAX - IPL

$65 - $178

Fly Bakersfield to Yuma, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Bakersfield (BFL) to Yuma (YUM) BFL - YUM
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal

$158 - $650

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to San Diego, bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Mexicali

$147 - $421

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The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Mexicali is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Mexicali is to drive which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $30 - $50.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Mexicali is 448 km. The road distance is 542 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to get from Bakersfield to Mexicali, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Mexicali. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield, Ca and arriving at Mexicali via Los Angeles, Ca and Tijuana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Mexicali, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Bakersfield to Mexicali via Los Angeles, Ca, San Ysidro, Ca, and Tijuana in around 8 h 51 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bakersfield to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Ysidro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Night bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
ABC
Website
abc.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Bus from San Luis Rio Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
reservamos.mx
Book at
reservamos.mx
Aguacaliente
Phone
6646212955
Email
atencionaclientes@autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Website
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Mexicali
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
autobusesaguacaliente.com.mx
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Río Colorado to Mexicali Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$6 - $9
Platinum
$10 - $13
Ejecutivo
$9 - $13

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