How far is Santa Barbara from Bakersfield?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Santa Barbara and Bakersfield is 76.25 miles (122.71 km).

Flight distance from Santa Barbara, CA to Bakersfield, CA is 76.25 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 17 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 16 minutes to travel from Santa Barbara to Bakersfield with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Santa Barbara, California to Bakersfield, California is: 147.1 miles (236.74 km) by car.

Driving from Santa Barbara to Bakersfield will take approximately 02 hours 30 minutes.

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#1 Santa Barbara

City in California, United States

Population 90254
GPS Coordinates 34°25'15"N 119°41'53"W
Latitude 34.4208300
Longitude -119.6981900
Altitude 15
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 Santa Barbara and Bakersfield

The distance between Santa Barbara and Bakersfield is 237 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 37 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 Santa Barbara and Bakersfield. The current time is 03:33:21.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 54 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 40 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 56 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 27 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 06 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 57 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 50 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 19.65 liters (5.19 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Santa Barbara and Bakersfield.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Santa Barbara to Bakersfield is $17.55 (diesel $19.31).

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 $3.38 (Diesel $3.72) /gallon. Last changed prices on December 07, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Santa Barbara and Bakersfield (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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