Travel from San-Diego to Bakersfield

Bus or fly from San Diego to Bakersfield?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Bakersfield every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Greyhound USA also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and 2 other airlines fly from San Diego to Bakersfield hourly.

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How to get from San Diego to Bakersfield

From San Diego, CA bus to Los Angeles, CA then bus to Bakersfield. 6 h 12 min $48. From San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, walk to Los Angeles, CA, then Amtrak Thruway to Bakersfield, CA. 6 h 45 min. From San Diego bus to East Los Angeles then bus to Bakersfield, CA. 7 h 42 min $42. From San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, walk to L. A. Union Station station, train to Santa Clarita-Newhall, CA, then Amtrak Thruway to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak. 7 h 43 min. From San Diego drive to Bakersfield. 3 h 59 min $27. From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Bakersfield airport, then taxi to Bakersfield. 5 h 2 min $586. From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, bus to Los Angeles, CA, then Amtrak Thruway to Bakersfield. 6 h 49 min.

Operators from San Diego to Bakersfield

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    San Diego to Bakersfield:

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      1 Bus Greyhound USA
      • One-Way approx: USD $35 - $82
      • Duration: 6 h 12 min
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      • Duration: 6 h 45 min
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      3 Bus Tufesa
      • One-Way approx: USD $22 - $50
      • Duration: 7 h 42 min
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        • Duration: 7 h 42 min
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      4 Train, Amtrak Thruway via Santa Clarita-Newhall, CA
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      • Duration: 7 h 43 min
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      5 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $22 - $35
      • Duration: 3 h 59 min
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      6 Fly to Bakersfield
      • One-Way approx: USD $229 - $1,037
      • Duration: 5 h 2 min
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        6 Fly to Bakersfield
        • One-Way approx: USD $229 - $1,037
        • Duration: 5 h 2 min
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      7 Fly to Los Angeles, Amtrak Thruway
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      • Duration: 6 h 49 min
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        • Duration: 6 h 49 min
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