There are 4 ways to get from Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield by bus or car

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Line 233 bus, bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 233 bus from Van Nuys / Orange Line to Van Nuys / Laurel Canyon 233 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Fernando, CA to Bakersfield, CA

$20 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 1420 / ...

$20 - $46

Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Van Nuys, CA – Amtrak to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak 5902 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield 100.7 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield. However, there are services departing from Van Nuys / Orange Line and arriving at Bakersfield, CA via San Fernando, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Sherman Oaks and Bakersfield is 91 miles. The road distance is 100.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield without a car is to line 233 bus and bus which takes 3 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield, including transfers.

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Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Van Nuys, CA – Amtrak station.

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Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Bakersfield. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield.
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  • Distance: 90.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Sherman Oaks, CA, USA and Bakersfield, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sherman Oaks to Bakersfield via Van Nuys / Laurel Canyon and San Fernando, CA in around 3 h 6 min.

Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Van Nuys / Orange Line to Van Nuys / Laurel Canyon
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Fernando, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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GotoBus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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 Van Nuys, CA – Amtrak to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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