Cheap bus tickets from San Jose, CA to Bakersfield, CA

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San Jose, CA - Bakersfield, CA : Quick information
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Yes

Distance

209 miles

Direct connection

Yes

Environmentally-friendly travel?

Yes

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to get from San Jose to Bakersfield by bus?
The quickest bus trip from San Jose to Bakersfield takes as little as 4 hours 30 minutes.
What is the distance between San Jose and Bakersfield?
The bus route from San Jose to Bakersfield covers 245 miles. FlixBus can bring you from San Jose to Bakersfield in as little as 4 hours 30 minutes.
How much is the bus ticket between San Jose and Bakersfield?
You can get from San Jose to Bakersfield for as little as $38.99.
What route does the bus from San Jose to Bakersfield take?
There are direct connections from San Jose to Bakersfield. Among them up to 1 buses running daily from San Jose to Bakersfield, 1 are direct connections. The fastest bus on this connection has 3 stop(s).
How can I pay for the bus from San Jose to Bakersfield?
You can buy your bus ticket from San Jose to Bakersfield choosing your preferred payment method among card, Paypal, Google Pay, and more!
Where can I see if my bus from San Jose to Bakersfield is on time?
You can track your bus location on our Real-Time Info Tool. Just select the relevant bus stop and check the time of arrival. Find out where your bus is and check if there are delays on the route.

Find the cheapest buses from San Jose to Bakersfield

Getting from San Jose to Bakersfield is cheap and easy when you travel with FlixBus. The two cities are 245 miles apart and traveling between the two takes as fast as 4 hours 30 minutes.
FlixBus tickets are always good value, but you can save even more money by booking online in advance. Book on the website or our FlixBus App in minutes, then simply use your phone as your ticket to board the bus.
You can get bus tickets to travel between San Jose and Bakersfield for as little as $38.99 if you book in advance and/or outside of busy travel times, like weekends and holidays.

For a quick, easy and environmentally-conscious choice, travel with FlixBus.
We have a large network of 200 destinations, so you can trust us to take you from your desired departure city to your destination in comfort and style - all for great value.

Traveling from San Jose to Bakersfield

It's easy to get from San Jose to Bakersfield with FlixBus, with 1 direct buses per day.
You can expect a minimum of 3 stops on your journey. It can take a minimum time of 4 hours 30 minutes.
Bus travel is the most environmentally friendly way to travel long distances and we're working to make it even greener with high environmental standards across our fleet of buses, the use of alternative drive and fuel technologies, and the option for all passengers to offset their carbon emissions at the point of buying a ticket.
The average cost of bus travel between San Jose and Bakersfield is $38.99, which makes bus travel far cheaper than any other method.

Taking the bus from San Jose

Traveling from San Jose and not familiar with it? Here's everything you need to know.
San Jose is a transport hub with 2 bus station(s); the 15 connections departing from San Jose every day take travelers both within the state and further afield.

Arriving in Bakersfield

Traveling to Bakersfield for the first time? Here's what you need to know:
Bakersfield is very well connected to other destinations on the FlixBus network, with 23 connections arriving in one of the 3 bus station(s) of the city, giving you easy access to all corners of the country.

What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from San Jose to Bakersfield

Getting from San Jose to Bakersfield aboard a FlixBus bus means traveling in comfort and style, with all the services you need to keep you occupied. Most of our buses include free Wi-Fi onboard, an entertainment system, toilets and power outlets.
You can bring one carry-on and one check-in piece of luggage per passenger, so even if you're taking a long trip, you don't need to worry about traveling light.
All ticket holders are guaranteed a seat on our buses but if you want to reserve a seat, you can do so at the time of booking. Choose from a classic seat, table seat, panorama seat or extra seat.
Just book online or on our FlixBus App when purchasing your ticket using any of our available payment methods.


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