There are 4 ways to get from Northridge to Bakersfield by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train, line 233 bus, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Northridge station to Van Nuys station
  2. Take the line 233 bus from Van Nuys / Keswick to Van Nuys / Laurel Canyon 233 / ...
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando, CA to Bakersfield, CA

$15 - $30

3 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Burbank - Bob Hope Airport, CA to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak 5902 / ...

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Devonshire & Reseda to Hill & 7th Commuter Express 419
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 1420 / ...

$19 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Northridge to Bakersfield 97.9 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Northridge to Bakersfield is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 41 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Northridge to Bakersfield is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 41 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Northridge to Bakersfield. However, there are services departing from Devonshire & Reseda and arriving at Bakersfield, Ca via 7th / Broadway and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

More details

The distance between Northridge and Bakersfield is 84 miles. The road distance is 97.9 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Northridge to Bakersfield without a car is to train and line 233 bus and bus which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $14 - $30.

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Northridge to Bakersfield, including transfers.

More details

Northridge to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Ladot, depart from Devonshire & Reseda station.

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Northridge to Bakersfield is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Northridge to Bakersfield.

Get driving directions

There are 55+ hotels available in Bakersfield. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Northridge to Bakersfield.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 84.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Northridge to Bakersfield 4 times a day, and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Northridge station to Van Nuys station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Van Nuys / Keswick to Van Nuys / Laurel Canyon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Fernando, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$9 - $14
Platinum
$14 - $19
Ejecutivo
$15 - $21
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
Bus from Burbank - Bob Hope Airport, CA to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Devonshire & Reseda to Hill & 7th
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
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

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.