How far is San Luis Obispo from Bakersfield?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield is 92.71 miles (149.2 km).

Flight distance from San Luis Obispo, CA to Bakersfield, CA is 92.71 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 16 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 14 minutes to travel from San Luis Obispo to Bakersfield with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from San Luis Obispo, California to Bakersfield, California is: 136.39 miles (219.49 km) by car.

Driving from San Luis Obispo to Bakersfield will take approximately 02 hours 17 minutes.

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#1 San Luis Obispo

County seat of San Luis Obispo County, California, United States

Population 47590
GPS Coordinates 35°16'58"N 120°39'35"W
Latitude 35.2827500
Longitude -120.6596200
Altitude 71
Country United States
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#2 Bakersfield

County seat of Kern County, California, United States

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

Estimated Travel Time Between San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield

The distance between San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield is 219 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 26 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 San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield. The current time is 02:33:47.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 32 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 24 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 43 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 16 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 56 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 49 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 42 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 18.22 liters (4.81 gallon) of gas to cover the route between San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield.
The estimated cost of gas to go from San Luis Obispo to Bakersfield is $19.74 (diesel $23.34).

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 per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on December 08, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Chula Vista, CA to San Luis Obispo 319.65 miles (514 km)

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Driving distance from Fremont, CA to San Luis Obispo 200.27 miles (322 km)

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Driving distance from Fresno, CA to San Luis Obispo 138.06 miles (222 km)

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Driving distance from Irvine, CA to San Luis Obispo 231.58 miles (373 km)

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Driving distance from Laguna, CA to San Luis Obispo 283.96 miles (457 km)

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Driving distance from Long Beach, CA to San Luis Obispo 209.97 miles (338 km)

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Driving distance from Los Angeles, CA to San Luis Obispo 189.31 miles (305 km)

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Driving distance from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo 223.69 miles (360 km)

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Driving distance from Riverside, CA to San Luis Obispo 246.55 miles (397 km)

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Driving distance from Sacramento, CA to San Luis Obispo 293.67 miles (473 km)

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