There are 3 ways to get from Bakersfield to Porterville by bus, taxi or car

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Bus Kern Transit, taxi  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from DMV - F St. to 9th Ave. & Jefferson St. 110
  2. Take a taxi from 9th Ave. & Jefferson St. to Porterville

$97 - $123

2 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, CA to Delano
  2. Take a taxi from Delano to Porterville

$121 - $155

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Porterville 51.8 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bakersfield and Porterville is 48 miles. The road distance is 51.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Porterville without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Bakersfield to Porterville, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Porterville is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Bakersfield to Porterville.

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There are four+ hotels available in Porterville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bakersfield to Porterville.
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  • Distance: 48.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

There is no direct connection from Bakersfield to Porterville. However, you can take the bus to 9th Ave. & Jefferson St. then take the taxi to Porterville. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Delano then take the taxi to Porterville.

Bus operators
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from DMV - F St. to 9th Ave. & Jefferson St.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Delano
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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GotoBus
Other operators
Taxi from 9th Ave. & Jefferson St. to Porterville
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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