There are 2 ways to get from Santa Clarita to Bakersfield by bus or car

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Amtrak Thruway  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Clarita-Newhall, CA to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak 5902 / ...

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Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clarita to Bakersfield 82.2 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Clarita to Bakersfield is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clarita to Bakersfield is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Clarita-Newhall, CA and arriving at Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Santa Clarita and Bakersfield is 73 miles. The road distance is 82.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Clarita to Bakersfield without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 1 h 45 min and costs .

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The Amtrak Thruway from Santa Clarita-Newhall, CA to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Santa Clarita to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Clarita-Newhall, CA station.

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Santa Clarita to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Clarita to Bakersfield is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Santa Clarita to Bakersfield.

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  • Distance: 73.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Santa Clarita, CA, USA and Bakersfield, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Santa Clarita to Bakersfield 4 times a day, and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

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