There are 4 ways to get from Bakersfield to Midland by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Bakersfield (BFL) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) BFL - MAF

$191 - $711

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Night bus, bus  •  30 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from San Diego to Odessa, TX Tijuana-Monterrey 1

$130 - $194

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot
  3. Take the bus from El Paso, Tx to Van Horn
  4. Take the bus from Van Horn to Odessa, Tx

$186 - $460

Drive  •  19 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Midland 1223.5 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bakersfield and Midland is 1006 miles. The road distance is 1223.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Midland without a car is to bus and train which takes 25 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 17 min to get from Bakersfield to Midland, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bakersfield Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Midland is 2 h ahead of Bakersfield. It is currently 6:37 AM in Bakersfield and 8:37 AM in Midland.

Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Midland is 1223 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 44 min to drive from Bakersfield to Midland.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Bakersfield Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Midland. Prices start at $89 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 .

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Map of how to get from Bakersfield to Midland.
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  • Distance: 1006 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 17 min

What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Midland, TX, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Bakersfield to Midland hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Bakersfield to Midland/Odessa via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Bakersfield to Midland/Odessa via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Bakersfield to Midland/Odessa via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Bakersfield to Midland/Odessa via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bakersfield to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Bakersfield to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 El Paso, Tx to Van Horn
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Van Horn to Odessa, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Odessa, TX
Ave. Duration
24 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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