Distance from Bakersfield, CA to Tempe, AZ

Distance

489 mi

Time

8 hours 56 mins

Gas Cost

$36 - $70

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There are 425.30 miles from Bakersfield to Tempe in southeast direction and 489 miles (786.97 kilometers) by car, following the I-10 and US-95 route.

Bakersfield and Tempe are 8 hours 56 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Bakersfield, CA to Tempe, AZ. The halfway point is Chiriaco Summit, CA.

Please note the time difference between Bakersfield, CA and Tempe, AZ is 1 hour. The current time in Bakersfield is 1:20 am and the current time in Tempe is 2:20 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 22.66 gallons of gas to cover the route between Bakersfield, CA and Tempe, AZ.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Bakersfield to Tempe is $58.

During the route, an average car will release 443.87 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Bakersfield, CA and Tempe, AZ

If you want to meet halfway between Bakersfield, CA and Tempe, AZ or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 33.667171 and -115.899658, or 33º 40' 1.8156" N, 115º 53' 58.7688" W. This location is 244.68 miles away from Bakersfield, CA and Tempe, AZ and it would take approximately 4 hours 28 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Chiriaco Summit, CA, situated 265.19 miles from Bakersfield, CA and 224.8 miles from Tempe, AZ. It would take 5 hours to go from Bakersfield to Chiriaco Summit and 3 hours 59 mins to go from Tempe to Chiriaco Summit.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Scottsdale, AZ,Phoenix, AZ,Glendale, AZ,Moreno Valley, CA,Riverside, CA,Fontana, CA,Ontario, CA,Pomona, CA,West Covina, CA,El Monte, CA,Pasadena, CA,Glendale, CA,Burbank, CA, and Santa Clarita, CA.

Best Hotels In or Near Tempe, AZ

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Bakersfield, CA

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

SUVs

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From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Bakersfield and Tempe

Bakersfield

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 87°F on Wednesday.

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71° 45° 80° 53° 87° 54° 77° 53° 74° 49°
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1 90 degrees 2 29 degrees 3 48 degrees 1 18 degrees 2 349 degrees

Tempe

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 89°F on Saturday.

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80° 49° 83° 53° 88° 56° 87° 58° 87° 53°
7% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
2 46 degrees 2 24 degrees 4 63 degrees 2 50 degrees 2 61 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Bakersfield, CA and Tempe, AZ in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 425.30 mi 684.45 km 369.58 nautical mi
Driving distance 489 mi 786.97 km 424.93 nautical mi

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