There are 6 ways to get from Bakersfield to Monterey by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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

Train, bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Tyler / Franklin 55

$51 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Tyler / Franklin 55

$37 - $95

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Monterey 224.2 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Bakersfield to San Francisco  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Bakersfield (BFL) to San Francisco (SFO) BFL - SFO

$283 - $503

Night bus to Burbank, fly to San Jose  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC

$101 - $343

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to Monterey  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Monterey (MRY) LAX - MRY

$93 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Monterey is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Monterey is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Monterey is 183 miles. The road distance is 224.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Bakersfield to Monterey, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Monterey. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield, Ca and arriving at Tyler / Franklin via Fresno, Ca and Monterey / Gilroy Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Monterey, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Bakersfield to Monterey via Fresno, Ca, Gilroy, Ca, and Monterey / Gilroy Train Station in around 7 h 2 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Bakersfield to Monterey twice daily.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Bakersfield to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Tyler / Franklin
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Burbank Bob Hope Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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

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