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Cheapest one-way trip

$ 37

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$ 82

Cheapest round-trip

$ 82

Average round-trip

$ 209

Most popular airline

American Airlines

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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf, or San Francisco, CA Train Station when they travel from San Francisco to Bakersfield. Book your trip to arrive at Meadows Field, Bakersfield, CA - Greyhound Station, Bakersfield, CA Train Station, or Bakersfield, CA -Tufesa. The distance between San Francisco and Bakersfield is 384 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, WN, and Alaska Airlines. San Francisco and Bakersfield have 121 direct flights per week.

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Number of flights17232018-2815

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United Airlines on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to Bakersfield

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoUnknownNo
WNSWAWNNoUnknownNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Francisco to Bakersfield?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and Bakersfield takes around 1.1 hours.

What is the flight distance between San Francisco and Bakersfield?

The flight distance between San Francisco and Bakersfield is 384 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Francisco and Bakersfield?

Several carriers operate flights between San Francisco and Bakersfield. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and McCarran International, Los Angeles International, Denver International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, O Hare International, Baltimore–Washington International, Detroit Metropolitan, Indianapolis International, Ontario International, Memphis International, Long Beach.

What are the most popular routes to and from Bakersfield?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Bakersfield and McCarran International, Denver International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, San Diego International, Seattle–Tacoma International, San Antonio International, St. Louis Lambert International, Ontario International, Tucson International, El Paso International, Boise.

What airports are near San Francisco?

The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Monterey Regional, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.

What airports are near Bakersfield?

The main airport in Bakersfield is Meadows Field. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Fresno Yosemite International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Long Beach, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, San Luis Obispo County Regional, Meadows Field.

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A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.

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