There are 6 ways to get from Fontana to Bakersfield by train, bus, night bus 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.

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Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Fontana station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 1420 / ...

$29 - $57

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Night bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 9602

$24 - $57

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Bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 1420 / ...

$31 - $70

Line 61 bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 61 bus from Sierra @ Merrill Sb Fs to Holt @ Lemon Wb Ns 61
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Ontario, CA to Bakersfield, CA 5402 / ...

Train, bus Airport Valet Express  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Fontana station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Bakersfield Bak-Lax

$55 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Fontana to Bakersfield 158.4 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fontana to Bakersfield. However, there are services departing from Fontana Metrolink and arriving at Bakersfield, Ca via San Bernardino, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Fontana and Bakersfield is 127 miles. The road distance is 158.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fontana to Bakersfield without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Fontana to Bakersfield, including transfers.

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Fontana to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Bernardino, Ca station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fontana to Bakersfield is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Fontana to Bakersfield.

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

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Map of how to get from Fontana to Bakersfield.
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  • Distance: 126.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Fontana to Bakersfield via E @ Court Sb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 4 h 8 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Fontana station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Night bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Sierra @ Merrill Sb Fs to Holt @ Lemon Wb Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Ontario, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Airport Valet Express
Website
airportvaletexpress.com
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
airportvaletexpress.com
2 weeks in advance
$44
1-6 days in advance
$64
Last minute reservation
$74
7-13 days in advance
$54

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