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

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Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway  •  1 h 45 min

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

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clarita to Bakersfield 82.2 miles

$8 - $12

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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santa Clarita and Bakersfield is 117 km. The road distance is 131 km.

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

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

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

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.