There are 3 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. LAX to Union Station
  2. 6834 / ...

$28 - $56

2 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 24 min

  1. LAX to Union Station
  2. 5702 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. 117.3 miles

$11 - $17

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Bakersfield, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Spring & 7th, 6th / Broadway, 7th / Decatur, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 3 h 33 min.

Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Bakersfield is 168 km. The road distance is 188 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $11 - $17.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Bakersfield, Ca via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, 6th / Broadway and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield, including transfers.