Bus Bakersfield, CA to Chicago and return

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Bus ticket prices from Bakersfield, CA to Chicago or from Chicago to Bakersfield, CA usually start from $134.50. This is hard to beat for the distance covered. But, when riding the bus, ticket prices are just the tip of the iceberg. With our smart bus search you'll find the perfect travel option. Just pick one of the offers by Greyhound US and Busbud. The fastest bus from Chicago to Bakersfield, CA only takes . Just click the "Find Now" button to see all available buses and pick the best option!

Bakersfield, CA to Chicago Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$134.50
Fastest Bus48h 50m
Distance1,742.3 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound US
  Bus Bakersfield, CA - Chicago    1742 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-42%

The cheapest bus routes from Bakersfield, CA to Chicago

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Bakersfield, CA
    Chicago
      4:35 AM
      6:30 AM
    3 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $134.50
  • Bakersfield, CA
    Chicago
      4:35 AM
      6:55 AM
    10 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $142.00
  • Bakersfield, CA
    Chicago
      4:35 AM
      6:30 AM
    16 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $170.00
  • Bakersfield, CA
    Chicago
      2:55 PM
      5:15 PM
    16 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $170.00
  • Bakersfield, CA
    Chicago
      4:35 AM
      5:35 AM
    25 Nov
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $189.00
  • Bakersfield, CA
    Chicago
      2:55 PM
      3:45 PM
    25 Nov
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $222.00
  • Bakersfield, CA
    Chicago
      4:35 AM
      5:35 AM
    13 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $230.50
  • Bakersfield, CA
    Chicago
      2:55 PM
      3:45 PM
    13 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $230.50


  Bus Chicago - Bakersfield, CA    1742 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-43%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Bakersfield, CA

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      12:20 AM
      8:20 AM
    3 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $111.50
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      1:00 PM
      8:10 PM
    10 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $119.00
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      11:30 AM
      12:10 PM
    3 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $119.50
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      9:20 PM
      2:45 AM
    3 Dec
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $119.50
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      11:30 AM
      12:10 PM
    16 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $141.00
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      3:00 PM
      8:10 PM
    16 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $141.00
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      9:20 PM
      2:45 AM
    16 Dec
    +3
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $141.00
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      1:30 AM
      2:45 AM
    25 Nov
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $171.00
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      1:30 AM
      2:45 AM
    26 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $176.00
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      1:30 AM
      2:45 AM
    26 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $178.50
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      11:00 AM
      12:10 PM
    25 Nov
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $180.00
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      1:30 AM
      2:45 AM
    13 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $194.50
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      11:00 AM
      12:10 PM
    13 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $194.50
  • Chicago
    Bakersfield, CA
      6:30 PM
      8:10 PM
    13 Dec
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $194.50


Current ticket prices

Traveling by bus is one of the cheapest options for visiting friends and family or simply discovering new countries. For your bus ride from Bakersfield, CA to Chicago, there's tickets available starting at only $134.50 But be quick: if you book too short notice, you might have to pay a bit more. Listen up, we've got an inside tip for you: compare prices for different departure times if you're flexible timewise. Taking an earlier bus can allow you to save some dollars on top.

Bus stops in Bakersfield, CA and Chicago

  Stations
West Harrison Street 630-670, 60607 Chicago (USA)
W. 95th St 14, 60620 Chicago (USA)
N Cumberland Ave 5800, 60631 Chicago (USA)

More on bus features and services

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Bakersfield, CA to Chicago can become quite a chore if you don’t know where to look. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. You can compare all the offers available and choose the perfect bus! Go for the fastest bus if you're pressed for time, choose the cheapest one if you want to travel without breaking the bank or select the one that offers the best on-board amenities.

While carry-on baggage, air conditioning and ample legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some carriers go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as power outlets (sometimes in every single row) or free wireless internet. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search engine help you find the cheapest bus tickets. For instance, when you take a bus from Chicago to Bakersfield, CA, free wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US.

We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Bakersfield, CA to Chicago and return is as, or even more convenient than taking the train or flying.

Bakersfield, CA and Chicago: Useful Info

Bakersfield, CA
347,483
Chicago
2.70 Million
Taxi
$4.63
$4.65
Bakersfield, CA
Chicago
A cab ride in Bakersfield, CA is 1% cheaper than in Chicago.
Local buses
$1.75
$2.25
Bakersfield, CA
Chicago
A bus fare in Bakersfield, CA is 23% cheaper than in Chicago.
Beer
$4.00
$5.00
Bakersfield, CA
Chicago
A large beer in Bakersfield, CA is 20% cheaper than in Chicago.
Water
$1.64
$1.90
Bakersfield, CA
Chicago
A bottle of water in Bakersfield, CA is 14% cheaper than in Chicago.
Meal
$10.10
$10.74
Bakersfield, CA
Chicago
A meal in Bakersfield, CA is 6% cheaper than in Chicago.
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