There are 8 ways to get from Bakersfield to Stanford University by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Bakersfield to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  3 h 14 min

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

$246 - $466

Cheapest option

Bus via San Jose, Ca  •  7 h

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

$34 - $77

6 alternative options

Bus to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC

$98 - $302

Amtrak Thruway to Burbank, fly to San Jose  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak to Burbank - Bob Hope Airport, CA
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC

$61 - $300

Train via Skt Stockton Station  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the train from Skt Stockton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station Ace / ...

$62 - $134

Bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Hayward, Ca 6834 / ...

$37 - $80

Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak San Joaquins

$62 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Stanford University 261.9 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Stanford University is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Stanford University is to fly and Caltrain which takes 3 h 14 min and costs $240 - $470.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Stanford University is 363 km. The road distance is 419 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Bakersfield to Stanford University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield, Ca and arriving at Stanford Oval via Hayward BART Station and Union City BART. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bakersfield to Stanford University. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield Amtrak and arriving at Palo Alto Caltrain via Skt Stockton Station and Santa Clara Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Stanford University, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Bakersfield to Stanford University hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bakersfield to Stanford University via Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak, Skt Stockton Station, Scc Santa Clara Station, Santa Clara Caltrain, and Palo Alto Caltrain in around 7 h 59 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Bakersfield to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Palo Alto Caltrain
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
acerail.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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