There are 2 ways to get from Bakersfield to Ventura by bus or car

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Ventura 120.8 miles

$11 - $18

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bakersfield Amtrak and arriving at Ventura Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bakersfield and Ventura is 78 miles. The road distance is 120.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Ventura without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Bakersfield to Ventura bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Ventura Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Ventura is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Bakersfield to Ventura.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Ventura. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Bakersfield to Ventura 3 times a day, and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

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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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Ventura Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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