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San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA by bus

The journey from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA by bus is 212.3 mi and takes 5 h. There are 18 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:25am and the last at 10:25pm. It is possible to travel from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA by bus for as little as $33.97 or as much as $100.52. The best price for this journey is $33.97.

Best Price $33.97
Journey Duration 5 h
Connection per Day 18
Lowest Price $33.97
Highest Price $100.52
First Departure 3:25am
Last Departure 10:25pm
Distance 212.3 mi
Departure San Diego, CA
Arrival Bakersfield, CA
Carriers Tufesa, Greyhound,

San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA Bus Times

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Departure date
Wednesday,Oct 04 2023
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Your journey from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA with Virail

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How much do bus tickets from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $67.90 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $28.99, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

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Cheap tickets from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA

The cheapest San Diego, CA - Bakersfield, CA bus tickets can be found for as low as $3 if you’re lucky, or $24 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $43.

Find the best day to travel to Bakersfield, CA by bus

When travelling to Bakersfield, CA by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

Services on board Tufesa, Greyhound and FlixBus from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Compare services on board when travelling from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA by bus.
Facilities Tufesa Greyhound FlixBus
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San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
2.3kg
Bus
15.1kg
Flight
605.3kg
Car
58.4kg

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
A bus ticket from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA is $68.49. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $33.97.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA is $33.97. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between San Diego, CA and Bakersfield, CA by bus?
San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA is 212.3 mi.
How long does the bus between San Diego, CA and Bakersfield, CA take?
San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA is on average 6 h 43 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 h.
Which companies operate from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
The bus journey from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Tufesa, Greyhound, FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA has 18 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA leave?
The earliest bus from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA departs at 3:25am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA depart?
The latest bus from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA departs at 10:25pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $33.97 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
There are 7 station(s) that you can depart from San Diego, CA to go to Bakersfield, CA. You can go from San Diego, Ca, La Jolla (utc), San Ysidro Mcdonald's, Greyhound Station, Old Town San Diego, San Diego Bus Station and San Diego (old Town Transit Center-greyhound) and you can arrive at Bakersfield, Ca, Downtown Bakersfield, Mckee Park & Ride (bakersfield), Tufesa Bus Station, Greyhound Station and 16th St (bakersfield).
How many direct connections depart from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
There are on average 11 direct connection(s) from San Diego, CA to go to Bakersfield, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between San Diego, CA and Bakersfield, CA is 5 h.
Is there a direct bus from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between San Diego, CA and Bakersfield, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA by bus?
The bus journey from San Diego, CA to Bakersfield, CA creates 15.1kg of CO2 emissions.

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