Bakersfield to Tucson Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $70
Fastest Way Flight — 6h 1min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 82 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, flight and by car
Distance 513 miles
$70 · 16h 31min · 92 lb of CO2
Bakersfield to Tucson
+2 more options
$292 · 6h 1min · 541 lb of CO2

Bakersfield to Tucson Flights

There are 1 airports — BFL — that make sense to fly out of from Bakersfield and 1 airports — TUS — to access Tucson. The best deals are usually found by flying out of BFL.

Out of the 3 total modes of travel to Tucson from Bakersfield, a flight is the quickest method.

$69 · 8h 52min · 101 lb of CO2
Bakersfield to Tucson

Drive from Bakersfield to Tucson

It's 513 miles between Bakersfield to Tucson. On a typical day, it might take between 8h 52min and 9h 19min from Bakersfield to Tucson under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 9h 45min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Tucson by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $69.

What is the best way to travel from Bakersfield to Tucson?

The are 4 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Bakersfield to Tucson. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Bakersfield to Tucson?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

What's the cheapest way from Bakersfield to Tucson?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Bakersfield to Tucson is by bus. The bus costs $70 roughly and will take 16 hours 31 minutes.

How long does it take from Bakersfield to Tucson by car?

The total distance between Bakersfield and Tucson is 513 miles and will take you about 8 hours 52 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $69.