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Kern County

Transportation Foundation

TRavel by train

Bakersfield Train Station

601 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301-5319

Seven trains a day run from Bakersfield to Stockton at which point the track splits and passengers can travel on to either Oakland or Sacramento.

TRavel by bus

Bakersfield Bus Services

GET is the primary public transportation provider for the Bakersfield  Area. It is the largest public transit system within a 110-mile radius. GET has a fleet of 90 compressed natural gas buses equipped with wheelchair lifts and bike racks.

Travel by air

Meadows FieldAirport

3701 Wings Way
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Meadows Field Airport is owned by the County of Kern and is one of seven airports operated by the Department of Airports. “BFL” serves more than 700,000 people in or near the Southern San Joaquin Valley.

airport access

Bakersfield to LAX Shuttle

Airport Valet Express offer bus services to and from LAX airport. They provide direct transportation to all terminals and run comfortable, late model luxury coaches.


Bike Bakersfield & Arvin

1708 Chester Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301

1241 Bear Mountain Blvd
Arvin, CA 93203

Visit Bike Bakersfield/Bike Arvin for more information on using your bike as an everday means of transportation in and around Arvin, Bakersfield & Kern County.

Fast Travel

High Speed Rail

During the Station Area planning process, the City identified and analyzed opportunities and addressed challenges in order to develop a Vision Plan that focuses on walking, biking and transit as well as driving, establishing an urban design, and creating an economic development strategy that optimizes future growth in Downtown Bakersfield.

Walking and cycling Bakersfield

Walk Ride U.S.A.

Bakersfield is located in the southern part of the San Joaquin Valley in Central California. The city is a 2-hour drive from Downtown Los Angeles and a 4.5-hour drive form Sacramento. The Sierra Nevada mountains are located just east of Bakersfield

Learn more about cycling in Bakersfield CA

Kern Transportation Foundation

Your first stop information source for transportation in Kern County. 


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