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Los Angeles to Bakersfield bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$13.19
Fastest time0h 45m
Trips per day21
bus carriers2
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How much does a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Bakersfield cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Los Angeles to Bakersfield were $23.51.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Los Angeles to Bakersfield is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average $3.73 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Los Angeles to Bakersfield?

The distance between Los Angeles and Bakersfield is approximately 101.39 miles, or 163.13 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Bakersfield?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to Bakersfield by bus is on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Saturday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Bakersfield?

On average there are 21 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to Bakersfield, with an average of 18 trips per day and 289 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Los Angeles to Bakersfield. Of the 21 trips there are 18 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Los Angeles to Bakersfield start at $60.00.

2 carriers offer Los Angeles to Bakersfield bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Los Angeles to Bakersfield from $13.19. There are 18 Greyhound schedules from Los Angeles to Bakersfield and you can expect on average to pay $19.61 for a Greyhound ticket to Bakersfield. In Los Angeles, Greyhound departs to Bakersfield from Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St and 2 other stations. In Bakersfield, Greyhound arrives at 1820 18th St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Los Angeles to Bakersfield takes 2 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Bakersfield in 0 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 16 trips per day and you could expect to pay $21.19 for a weekend getaway trip to Bakersfield.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 25m
Avg. Price
$19.61

Tufesa Internacional

Book Tufesa Internacional from Los Angeles to Bakersfield from $36.92. There are 6 Tufesa Internacional schedules from Los Angeles to Bakersfield and you can expect on average to pay $36.92 for a Tufesa Internacional ticket to Bakersfield. In Los Angeles, Tufesa Internacional departs to Bakersfield from 611 Maple Ave and 3 other stations. In Bakersfield, Tufesa Internacional arrives at 1401 Chamberlain Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Tufesa Internacional from Los Angeles to Bakersfield takes 2 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Tufesa Internacional trip will get you to Bakersfield in 0 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Tufesa Internacional offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $36.92 for a weekend getaway trip to Bakersfield.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 17m
Avg. Price
$36.92

Plan your next adventure

There are 7 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Bakersfield will depart from these stations in Los Angeles:
  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • North Hollywood Bus Station
  • Union Station
  • 611 Maple Ave
  • 10413 Laurel Canyon Blvd Pacoima
  • E Olympic Blvd 4425
  • 4555 E 3rd St & S McDonnell Ave E
Buses arrive in Bakersfield at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Bakersfield for trips arriving from Los Angeles:
  • 1820 18th St
  • 1401 Chamberlain Ave