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There are 4 ways to get from Bakersfield to Venice by bus, tram or car

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

Bus, tram  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$5 - $6

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, line 733 bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Los Angeles, CA 5702 / ...
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Venice / Abbot Kinney 33 / ...

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...

$21 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Venice 114.5 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Venice is to Amtrak Thruway and line 733 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bakersfield to Venice is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bakersfield to Venice. However, there are services departing from Bakersfield, CA and arriving at Venice / Abbot Kinney via Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Venice is 101 miles. The road distance is 114.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Venice without a car is to bus and tram which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $4 - $6.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Bakersfield to Venice, including transfers.

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Bakersfield to Venice bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Bakersfield, CA station.

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Bakersfield to Venice bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Venice / Abbot Kinney station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Venice is 114 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Bakersfield to Venice.

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There are 2420+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bakersfield to Venice.
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  • Distance: 101.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Bakersfield to Venice every 2 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. ACN Autobuses also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Venice / Abbot Kinney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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