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There are 5 ways to get from Bakersfield to Montclair by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Montclair

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

Bus via Central @ San Bernardino Sb Fs

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center

Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Bakersfield to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

Drive

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Montclair

Bakersfield to Montclair by bus

The bus journey time between Bakersfield and Montclair is around 4h 10m and covers a distance of around 148 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 5m. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 10m. Services are operated by FlixBus-us. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
3h 5m
Layover time:
1h 5m
Total time:
4h 10m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
4h 10m
Bus distance:
148 miles
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
10:00
Last bus departs at:
10:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bakersfield to Montclair bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Montclair is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Montclair is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield and arriving at Montclair via Los Angeles Downtown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Montclair is 118 miles. The road distance is 144.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Montclair without a car is to bus which takes 4h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Bakersfield to Montclair, including transfers.

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Bakersfield to Montclair bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, depart from Bakersfield station.

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Bakersfield to Montclair bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, arrive at Montclair station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Montclair is 144 miles. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Bakersfield to Montclair.

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  • Distance: 117.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Bakersfield to Montclair via Los Angeles Downtown in around 4h 5m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$3 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$5 - $7
Train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $9
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$3 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$4 - $7
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Montclair
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Night bus from Bakersfield to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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