There are 5 ways to get from Foster City to Bakersfield by bus, plane, train, night bus or car

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Bus, fly  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd & Edgewater Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bakersfield (BFL) SFO - BFL

$241 - $460

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Bus, night bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Eastridge Transit Center 522 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from San Jose to Bakersfield FlixBus

$18 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Fresno, Ca 6781 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 1429 / ...

$41 - $97

Train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins

$60 - $146

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Foster City to Bakersfield 274.4 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Foster City to Bakersfield. However, there are services departing from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd and arriving at Bakersfield, Ca via Hayward, Ca and Fresno, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

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The distance between Foster City and Bakersfield is 237 miles. The road distance is 274.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Foster City to Bakersfield without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Foster City to Bakersfield, including transfers.

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Foster City to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hayward, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Foster City to Bakersfield is to bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Bakersfield Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Foster City to Bakersfield is 274 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to drive from Foster City to Bakersfield.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Bakersfield Airport.

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  • Distance: 236.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Foster City, CA, USA and Bakersfield, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Foster City to Bakersfield via Hayward BART Station, Hayward, Ca, and Fresno, Ca in around 7 h 17 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Foster City to Bakersfield 4 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $140 and the journey takes 6 h 17 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Train 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$250 - $340
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from E Hillsdale Blvd & Edgewater Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Edgewater Blvd to W Hillsdale Blvd:Edison St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Eastridge Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from San Jose to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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