How far is Bakersfield, CA from Sacramento, CA?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Bakersfield and Sacramento is 260.38 miles (419.04 km).

Flight distance from Bakersfield, CA to Sacramento, CA is 260.38 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 35 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 31 minutes to travel from Bakersfield to Sacramento with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Bakersfield, California to Sacramento, California is: 291.73 miles (469.49 km) by car.

Driving from Bakersfield to Sacramento will take approximately 04 hours 37 minutes.

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#1 Bakersfield

The fifth most populous city in California and the center of the Bakersfield metropolitan area. It is located in the southern San Joaquin Valley in central California. Bakersfield is known for its oil industry, its agriculture, and its many attractions, such as the Kern County Museum and the California Living Museum.

Population 385725
GPS Coordinates 35°22'24"N 119°1'7"W
Latitude 35.3732900
Longitude -119.0187100
Altitude 123
Country United States
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#2 Sacramento

The sixth most populous city in California and the center of the Sacramento metropolitan area. It is located in the Sacramento Valley in central California. Sacramento is the capital of California and is known for its government and its many attractions, such as the California State Capitol and the California State Railroad Museum.

Population 512838
GPS Coordinates 38°34'54"N 121°29'40"W
Latitude 38.5815700
Longitude -121.4944000
Altitude 9
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Bakersfield and Sacramento

The distance between Bakersfield and Sacramento is 469 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 05 hours 12 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Bakersfield and Sacramento. The current time is 07:44:46.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 09 hours 43 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 07 hours 17 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 05 hours 50 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 04 hours 51 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 10 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 03 hours 53 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 03 hours 38 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 38.97 liters (10.29 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Bakersfield and Sacramento.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Bakersfield to Sacramento is $55.13 (diesel $63.78).

California gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $5.36 $5.59 $5.74 $6.2
Total $55.13 $57.56 $59.12 $63.78

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price (in California ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $5.355 (Diesel $6.196) /gallon. Last changed prices on April 19, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Bakersfield and Sacramento (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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