Cheap bus tickets from San Francisco, CA to Bakersfield, CA

from 30,90 €

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How long does it take from San Francisco to Bakersfield by bus?
The quickest bus trip from San Francisco to Bakersfield takes as little as 5 hours 40 minutes.
What is the distance between San Francisco and Bakersfield?
The bus route from San Francisco to Bakersfield covers 472kms. FlixBus can bring you from San Francisco to Bakersfield in as little as 5 hours 40 minutes.
How much is the bus ticket between San Francisco and Bakersfield?
You can get from San Francisco to Bakersfield for as little as 30,90 €. On average, tickets for this connection cost 31,57 €.
What route does the bus from San Francisco to Bakersfield take?
There are direct connections from San Francisco to Bakersfield. The fastest bus on this connection has 3 stop(s).
How can I pay for the bus from San Francisco to Bakersfield?
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When is the cheapest time to book a bus ticket?
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Find the cheapest buses from San Francisco to Bakersfield

Getting from San Francisco to Bakersfield is cheap and easy when you travel with FlixBus. The two cities are 472kms apart and traveling between the two takes as little as 5 hours 40 minutes.

FlixBus tickets are always good value, but you can save even more money by booking online in advance. Book on the website or with our FlixBus App in minutes, then simply use your phone as your ticket to board the bus.

Bus tickets between San Franciscoand Bakersfield cost 31,57 € on average, but you can get tickets for as low as 30,90 € if you book in advance and/or outside of busy travel times, like weekends and holidays. For a quick, easy, and environmentally-conscious choice, travel with FlixBus.

We have a large network, so you can trust us to take you from your desired departure city to your destination in comfort and style - all for a great value.

Traveling from San Francisco to Bakersfield

It’s easy to get from San Francisco to Bakersfield with FlixBus.

You can expect a minimum of 3 stops on your journey and it can take a minimum time of 5 hours 40 minutes.

Bus travel is the most environmentally friendly way to travel long distances and we’re working to make it even greener with high environmental standards across our fleet of buses, the use of alternative drive and fuel technologies, and the option for all passengers to offset their carbon emissions at the point of buying a ticket.

The average cost of bus travel between San Francisco and Bakersfield is 31,57 €, which makes bus travel far cheaper than any other method.

Taking the bus from San Francisco

Traveling from San Francisco and not familiar with it? Here’s everything you need to know.

San Francisco is a transport hub with 4 bus stations; the 18 buses departing every day take travelers both within the state and further afield.

Arriving in Bakersfield

Traveling to Bakersfield for the first time? Here’s what you need to know:

Bakersfield is very well connected to other destinations on the FlixBus network. The city is connected to 23 other destinations that you can easily reach by bus. You can find 3 FlixBus stops in the city.

What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from San Francisco to Bakersfield

Getting from San Francisco to Bakersfield aboard a FlixBus bus means traveling in comfort and style, with all the services you need to keep you occupied. Most of our buses include free Wi-Fi onboard, an entertainment system, toilets and power outlets.

You can bring one carry-on and one check-in piece of luggage per passenger, so even if you’re taking a long trip, you don’t need to worry about traveling light.

All ticket holders are guaranteed a seat on our buses but if you want to reserve a seat, you can do so at the time of booking. Choose from a classic seat, table seat, panorama seat or extra seat.

Just book online or on our FlixBus App when purchasing your ticket using any of our available payment methods.

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