Travel from Bakersfield to Valencia

13h 12min
150 lb of CO2
1h 40min
10 lb of CO2
1h 28min
17 lb of CO2

Drive from Bakersfield to Valencia

It's 69 miles between Bakersfield to Valencia. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 28min and 1h 32min from Bakersfield to Valencia under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Valencia 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 $9.

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

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.

When to book trip from Bakersfield to Valencia?

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.

Bakersfield to Valencia CA - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Bakersfield to Valencia. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

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.

What's the cheapest way from Bakersfield to Valencia?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Bakersfield to Valencia is by bus. The bus costs $14 roughly and will take 1 hour 40 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Bakersfield to Valencia?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Bakersfield area and Valencia, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 13 hours 43 minutes. We recommend catching the train at BFD Bakersfield Amtrak, which is about 1 miles from Bakersfield. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at SAC Sacramento.

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

The total distance between Bakersfield and Valencia is 69 miles and will take you about 1 hour 28 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $9.

Bakersfield to Valencia Travel Information

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
Distance 68 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Bakersfield to Valencia
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Amtrak from Bakersfield to Valencia
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