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There are 5 ways to get from Bakersfield to Redwood City by plane, train, bus, subway or car

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Fly, Caltrain  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Bakersfield (BFL) to San Francisco (SFO) BFL - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Redwood City Caltrain

$244 - $462

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield to Millbrae FlixBus

$14 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6774

$36 - $79

Train, BART  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the BART from Richmond BART Station to Millbrae BART Station Red

$66 - $154

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Redwood City 265.3 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Redwood City is to bus which costs $14 - $28 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Redwood City is to fly and Caltrain which costs $240 - $470 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Redwood City. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield and arriving at Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B via Millbrae BART-Bay 12 West Busway and SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Redwood City is 232 miles. The road distance is 265.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Redwood City without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 48 min and costs $14 - $28.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Bakersfield to Redwood City, including transfers.

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Bakersfield to Redwood City bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Bakersfield station.

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The quickest flight from Bakersfield Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Bakersfield to Redwood City bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Millbrae station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Redwood City is 265 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Bakersfield to Redwood City.

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  • Distance: 232.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Redwood City, CA, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Bakersfield to Redwood City once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $21 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Bakersfield to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.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 Bakersfield, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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United Airlines offers flights from Bakersfield Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 358+ hotels available in Redwood City. Prices start at $101 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 $28 - $35.

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