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Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA by bus is 2,805.06 km and takes 54 hrs 19 mins. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:50 p.m. and the last at 11:00 p.m.. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA by bus for as little as $385.06 or as much as $499.19. The best price for this journey is $385.06.

Lowest Price$385.06
Journey Duration54 hrs 19 mins
Connection per Day10
Lowest Price$385.06
Highest Price$499.19
First Departure6:50 p.m.
Last Departure11:00 p.m.
Distance2,805.06 km
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalBakersfield, CA
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA Bus Times

Departure date
Friday, May 24, 2024

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Cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL 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 Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL 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 Chicago, IL 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 Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA

The cheapest Chicago, IL - Bakersfield, CA bus tickets can be found for as low as $103.75 if you’re lucky, or $119.68 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $152.82.

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

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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 Greyhound and FlixBus from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA
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Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
196.35kg
Bus
210.38kg
Flight
561.01kg
Car
448.81kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA is $455.46. 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 $385.06.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA is $385.06. 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 Chicago, IL and Bakersfield, CA by bus?
Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA is 2,805.06 km.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Bakersfield, CA take?
Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA is on average 54 hrs 19 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 50 hrs 50 mins.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA?
Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA departs at 6:50 p.m.. 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 Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA departs at 11:00 p.m.. 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 Chicago, IL 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 $385.06 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Bakersfield, CA is 50 hrs 50 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Bakersfield, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Bakersfield, CA creates 210.38kg of CO2 emissions.

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