Distance from Phoenix, AZ to Bakersfield, CA

Distance

480 mi

Time

8 hours 45 mins

Gas Cost

$34 - $67

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There are 417.51 miles from Phoenix to Bakersfield in northwest direction and 480 miles (772.49 kilometers) by car, following the I-10 route.

Phoenix and Bakersfield are 8 hours 45 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Phoenix, AZ to Bakersfield, CA. The halfway point is Mecca, CA.

Phoenix, AZ and Bakersfield, CA are in the same time zone (Mountain Standard Time). Current time in both locations is 6:26 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 22.25 gallons of gas to cover the route between Phoenix, AZ and Bakersfield, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Phoenix to Bakersfield is $55.61.

During the route, an average car will release 435.83 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Phoenix, AZ and Bakersfield, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Phoenix, AZ 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 33.679146 and -115.968706, or 33º 40' 44.9256" N, 115º 58' 7.3416" W. This location is 240.25 miles away from Phoenix, AZ and Bakersfield, CA and it would take approximately 4 hours 22 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Mecca, CA, situated 255.8 miles from Phoenix, AZ and 250.27 miles from Bakersfield, CA. It would take 4 hours 34 mins to go from Phoenix to Mecca and 4 hours 45 mins to go from Bakersfield to Mecca.

Major Cities Along the Route

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


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Phoenix, AZ

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From $18

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Weather in Phoenix and Bakersfield

Phoenix

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 98°F on Tuesday.

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2 175 degrees 7 223 degrees 0 196 degrees 4 30 degrees 3 27 degrees

Bakersfield

Light rain tomorrow, with temperatures bottoming out at 70°F on Saturday.

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7% Rain probability 56% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
1 170 degrees 5 310 degrees 1 248 degrees 2 285 degrees 2 304 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 417.51 mi 671.92 km 362.81 nautical mi
Driving distance 480 mi 772.48 km 417.11 nautical mi

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