Bakersfield Amtrak Station

Meadows Field

Bakersfield California

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Getting Here

As the population centerpoint of California, Bakersfield is only four hours from 90 percent of the state's population.

Just 15 minutes east of Interstate 5 and positioned at the crossroads of State Highways 99 and 58, Bakersfield is easy to get to from any part of the state.

Bakersfield is serviced by Meadows Field Airport (BFL), located 8 miles north of downtown Bakersfield  and by Amtrak via the San Joaquin Route. For discounts on Amtrak travel to Bakersfield, click here.

Local city wide bus transportation is provided by Golden Empire Transit.

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