Distance from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA

Distance

272 mi

Time

5 hours 5 mins

Gas Cost

$20 - $39

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There are 246.47 miles from Oakland to Bakersfield in southeast direction and 272 miles (437.74 kilometers) by car, following the I-5 route.

Oakland and Bakersfield are 5 hours 5 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA. The halfway point is Mendota, CA.

Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA are in the same time zone (Pacific Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 4:10 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 12.58 gallons of gas to cover the route between Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Oakland to Bakersfield is $32.21.

During the route, an average car will release 246.49 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Oakland, CA 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 36.675808 and -120.648216, or 36º 40' 32.9088" N, 120º 38' 53.5776" W. This location is 135.87 miles away from Oakland, CA and Bakersfield, CA and it would take approximately 2 hours 32 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 Mendota, CA, situated 148.18 miles from Oakland, CA and 136.83 miles from Bakersfield, CA. It would take 2 hours 59 mins to go from Oakland to Mendota and 2 hours 43 mins to go from Bakersfield to Mendota.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Hayward, CA, and Berkeley, CA.

Best Hotels In or Near Bakersfield, CA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Oakland, CA

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From $14

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From $18

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From $24

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From $28

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Weather in Oakland and Bakersfield

Oakland

Light rain on Monday, with temperatures rising to 71°F on Friday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
63° 45° 60° 45° 62° 51° 67° 53° 69° 54°
8% Rain probability 19% Rain probability 68% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 6% Rain probability
3 30 degrees 1 259 degrees 4 118 degrees 5 61 degrees 4 45 degrees

Bakersfield

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 84°F on Thursday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
75° 46° 71° 46° 72° 47° 78° 53° 83° 52°
8% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 3% Rain probability
2 20 degrees 2 35 degrees 1 92 degrees 2 15 degrees 2 352 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 246.47 mi 396.65 km 214.18 nautical mi
Driving distance 272 mi 437.74 km 236.36 nautical mi

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