The are 8 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Bakersfield to Valencia. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Bakersfield towards San Fernando, as it is the cheapest to Valencia. It's common to find tickets for as low as $13. Greyhound operates from Bakersfield to Valencia, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.
The trip to Valencia is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Bakersfield. The cheapest way to get from Bakersfield to Valencia is $14 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 40 minutes with the bus. Greyhound offers limited service between Valencia and Bakersfield.We recommend booking the trip to Valencia about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from Bakersfield the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to Valencia.
While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Valencia is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Bakersfield/Valencia buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Bakersfield is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Bakersfield CA and Valencia during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!
The plus side of taking the train from Bakersfield to Valencia? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Valencia traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Valencia is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.
|Cheapest Way||Bus — $14|
|Fastest Way||Bus — 1h 40min|
|Eco-Friendly Way||Bus — 10 lb CO2|
|Available Modes||3 modes — train, bus and by car|
|Travel Companies||Greyhound, Amtrak|