There are 8 ways to get from Reno to Bakersfield by plane, bus, train 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

Fly to Bakersfield  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Bakersfield (BFL) RNO - BFL

$249 - $1,140

Cheapest option

Bus Flixbus USA  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Reno to Bakersfield FlixBus

$20 - $33

6 alternative options

Fly to Los Angeles, bus  •  5 h 14 min

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

$117 - $380

Fly to Burbank, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Burbank (BUR) RNO - BUR
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Burbank - Bob Hope Airport, CA to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 1429 / ...

$49 - $123

Bus, train  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins

$72 - $176

Train  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Reno Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins

$86 - $212

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Reno to Bakersfield 408.7 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reno to Bakersfield is to bus which costs $20 - $35 and takes 10 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reno to Bakersfield is to fly which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reno to Bakersfield. However, there are services departing from Reno, Nv and arriving at Bakersfield, Ca via Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reno to Bakersfield. However, there are services departing from Reno Amtrak and arriving at Bakersfield Amtrak via Sacramento Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 2 min.

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The distance between Reno and Bakersfield is 292 miles. The road distance is 408.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Reno to Bakersfield without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 51 min and costs $45 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Reno to Bakersfield, including transfers.

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Reno to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Reno, Nv station.

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Map of how to get from Reno to Bakersfield.
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  • Distance: 292.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Reno, NV, USA and Bakersfield, CA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Reno to Bakersfield every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reno to Bakersfield via Sacramento, Ca in around 8 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Reno to Los Angeles via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Reno to Los Angeles via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Reno to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Reno to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Reno to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Reno to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Reno to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reno to Bakersfield via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Reno to Bakersfield via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Reno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Reno to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reno to Bakersfield via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Reno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reno to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Sacramento Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Reno Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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
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
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 Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Reno to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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