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Cheap bus tickets from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

$35

Average

$41

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego will cost around $ 41 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.

Greyhound
11:40AMBakersfield, CA6h35 06:15PMSan Diego
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$351One-way
Greyhound
03:20AMBakersfield, CA6h30 09:50AMSan Diego
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$351One-way
Amtrak
09:05PMBakersfield, CA5h14 02:19AMSan Diego
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$471One-way
Amtrak
04:35PMBakersfield, CA4h44 09:19PMSan Diego
0 changes
$481One-way

Bus schedule from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego

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Greyhound
03:20AMBakersfield, CA6h30 09:50AMSan Diego
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Greyhound
11:40AMBakersfield, CA6h35 06:15PMSan Diego
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Amtrak
04:35PMBakersfield, CA4h44 09:19PMSan Diego
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Amtrak
09:05PMBakersfield, CA5h14 02:19AMSan Diego
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May 24
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Wed
May 25
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Thu
May 26
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Fri
May 27
$66Amtrak
$58Amtrak
Sat
May 28
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Sun
May 29
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Mon
May 30
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Tue
May 31
$54Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Wed
Jun 1
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Fri
Jun 3
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Sat
Jun 4
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Sun
Jun 5
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Mon
Jun 6
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Tue
Jun 7
$53Amtrak
$47Amtrak
Fri
Jun 10
$53Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Sun
Jun 12
$54Amtrak
$48Amtrak

Bus times from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

4 h 44 m

Average

5 h 45 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

342 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Bakersfield, CA for San Diego every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 342 km distance in an average of 5 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 44 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 35 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Amtrak
04:35PMBakersfield, CA4h44 09:19PMSan Diego
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$481One-way
Amtrak
09:05PMBakersfield, CA5h14 02:19AMSan Diego
0 changes
$471One-way
Greyhound
03:20AMBakersfield, CA6h30 09:50AMSan Diego
0 changes
$351One-way
Greyhound
11:40AMBakersfield, CA6h35 06:15PMSan Diego
0 changes
$351One-way

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Overview: Bus from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego

distanceDistance211 miles (341 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 14 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$49 (€43)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesAmtrak or Greyhound

Buses from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego cover the 211 miles (341 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 14 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Greyhound. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $49 (€43), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $48 (€42).

Bus companies: Amtrak from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego

For as little as $48 (€42) you can travel by bus between Bakersfield, CA and San Diego with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak buses running daily, you can travel by bus across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela bus for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your bus journey from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego bus information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 13 min
  • Average Price: $48
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

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FAQs

How much does a cheap bus between Bakersfield, CA and San Diego cost?

Bus tickets between Bakersfield, CA and San Diego for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $48 (€42)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a bus ticket to San Diego from Bakersfield, CA?

The bus price to San Diego from Bakersfield, CA is on average $49 (€43)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

How far is San Diego from Bakersfield, CA by bus?

The distance to San Diego from Bakersfield, CA by bus is approximately 211 miles (341 km).

What is the Bakersfield, CA to San Diego bus travel time?

On average the Bakersfield, CA to San Diego bus time is 5 h 14 min  covering the 211 miles (341 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego?

If you're looking for buses from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego, you can rely on Amtrak or Greyhound to get you to San Diego. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Bakersfield, CA to San Diego trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many bus services per day are there from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego?

On average, there is 1 bus a day from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first bus depart from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego? When does the last bus depart from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego?

You can take the first bus from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego at 11: 40 AM. The last bus from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego that you can take departs at 11: 05 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How early should I buy Bakersfield, CA to San Diego bus tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy a bus ticket from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $49 (€43) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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