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

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Bus Airport Valet Express  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from LAX Terminal #4 to Bakersfield Bak-Lax

$40 - $75

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 1420 / ...

$25 - $54

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield 117.3 miles

$11 - $17

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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.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield is to bus which costs $40 - $75 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from LAX Terminal #4 and arriving at Bakersfield. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Bakersfield is 105 miles. The road distance is 117.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $40 - $75.

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The bus from LAX Terminal #4 to Bakersfield takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Airport Valet Express, depart from LAX Terminal #4 station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Airport Valet Express, arrive at Bakersfield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield.

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The nearest airport to Bakersfield is Bakersfield (BFL) Airport which is 4.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Burbank (BUR) (90.2 miles), Los Angeles (LAX) (105.3 miles) and Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) (122.1 miles).

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield.
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  • Distance: 105.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

Airport Valet Express operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Bakersfield 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Bus operators
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
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 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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