There are 5 ways to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 19 min

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

$18 - $50

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins

$32 - $80

Night bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield 111.4 miles

$10 - $16

Fly, bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Los Angeles (LAX) FAT - LAX
  2. Take the bus from LAX Terminal #4 to Bakersfield

$220 - $749

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The cheapest way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield. However, there are services departing from Airport and arriving at Bakersfield, Ca via Fresno, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Fresno Airport (FAT) and Bakersfield is 105 miles. The road distance is 111.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $17 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield, including transfers.

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Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Fresno, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield is to bus which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $17 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $80 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield.
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  • Distance: 104.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Fresno Airport (FAT), USA and Bakersfield, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Bakersfield every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
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 Fresno Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Fresno Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Airport Valet Express
Website
airportvaletexpress.com
Bus from LAX Terminal #4 to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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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