There are 3 ways to get from Barstow to Bakersfield by bus or car

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Barstow, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 6774 / ...

$20 - $48

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Bus Amtrak  •  4 h 10 min

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

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Barstow to Bakersfield 129.6 miles

$12 - $19

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barstow Amtrak and arriving at Bakersfield Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Barstow and Bakersfield is 118 miles. The road distance is 129.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Barstow to Bakersfield without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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

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Barstow to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Barstow, Ca station.

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Barstow to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bakersfield, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barstow to Bakersfield is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Barstow to Bakersfield.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Bakersfield. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 118.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Barstow to Bakersfield hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

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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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Barstow, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Estimated price
$19 - $45
$19 - $29
$35 - $45

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
+1 1-800-872-7245
Bus from Barstow Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Once daily

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