Distance from Kansas City, MO to Bakersfield, CA

Distance

1,640 mi

Time

1 day 4 hours

Gas Cost

$117 - $228

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There are 1,364.51 miles from Kansas City to Bakersfield in west direction and 1,640 miles (2,639.32 kilometers) by car, following the I-70 and US-40 and KS 4 route.

Kansas City and Bakersfield are 1 day 4 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Kansas City, MO to Bakersfield, CA. The halfway point is Rifle, CO.

Please note the time difference between Kansas City, MO and Bakersfield, CA is 2 hours. The current time in Kansas City is 8:37 am and the current time in Bakersfield is 6:37 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 75.90 gallons of gas to cover the route between Kansas City, MO and Bakersfield, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Kansas City to Bakersfield is $189.76.

During the route, an average car will release 1,487.13 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Kansas City, MO and Bakersfield, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Kansas City, MO and Bakersfield, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 39.527636 and -107.725114, or 39º 31' 39.4896" N, 107º 43' 30.4104" W. This location is 819.77 miles away from Kansas City, MO and Bakersfield, CA and it would take approximately 14 hours 15 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Rifle, CO, situated 790.44 miles from Kansas City, MO and 850.76 miles from Bakersfield, CA. It would take 13 hours 47 mins to go from Kansas City to Rifle and 14 hours 47 mins to go from Bakersfield to Rifle.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Aurora, CO, Denver, CO, Westminster, CO, Lakewood, CO, Arvada, CO, North Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Enterprise, NV and Topeka, KS.


Best Hotels In or Near Bakersfield, CA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Kansas City, MO

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Small cars

From $14

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Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

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From $28

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Weather in Kansas City and Bakersfield

Kansas City

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 70°F on Wednesday.

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9 303 degrees 18 320 degrees 9 265 degrees 7 283 degrees 11 330 degrees

Bakersfield

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 83°F next Monday.

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88° 50° 96° 58° 95° 58° 93° 59° 92° 58°
7% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
2 347 degrees 2 37 degrees 2 65 degrees 2 87 degrees 1 79 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Kansas City, MO and Bakersfield, CA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 1,364.51 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,640 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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