Travel from San-Francisco to Bakersfield

Train, bus or fly from San Francisco to Bakersfield?

United Airlines flies from San Francisco to Bakersfield once daily. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to Bakersfield twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min.

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How to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield

ModeDurationPrice
From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Bakersfield airport, then taxi to Bakersfield.2 h 53 min$442
From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Coliseum, BART to Oakland airport, fly to Burbank airport, then Amtrak Thruway to Bakersfield.5 h 52 min
From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Burbank airport, then Amtrak Thruway to Bakersfield.5 h 49 min
From San Francisco, CA bus to Bakersfield, CA.6 h 20 min$32
From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak then train to Bakersfield Amtrak.7 h 52 min$104
From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Hayward, CA then bus to Bakersfield, CA.9 h 7 min$64
From San Francisco drive to Bakersfield.4 h 43 min$34

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield?

It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Bakersfield?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Bakersfield, CA. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

Operators from San Francisco to Bakersfield

OperatorPhoneWebsite
BARTBART
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
JetSuiteXJetSuiteX
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA