Distance between Bakersfield CA and Palmdale CA
The distance from Bakersfield to Palmdale is 95 miles by road including 84 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes and goes through Lancaster, Tehachapi, Rosamond and Mojave.
|Shortest distance by air||75 mi ✈️|
|Car route length||95.1 mi 🚗|
|Driving time||1 h 30 min|
|Fuel amount||3.2 gal|
|Fuel cost||12.1 USD|
|Bakersfield||0 mi||00 min||0.0 gal|
CA 58 30 mi, 28 min
|Keene||30 mi||28 min||1.0 gal|
CA 58 13 mi, 11 min
|Tehachapi||43 mi||40 min||1.3 gal|
CA 58 17 mi, 16 min
|Mojave||60 mi||57 min||2.0 gal|
CA 14 10 mi, 09 min
|Rosamond||71 mi||1 h 06 min||2.2 gal|
CA 14 16 mi, 13 min
|Lancaster||86 mi||1 h 20 min||2.7 gal|
CA 14 9 mi, 09 min
|Palmdale||95 mi||1 h 30 min||3.1 gal|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Bakersfield to Palmdale?
Fuel cost: 12.1 USD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 95.1 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.75 USD / gal)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Bakersfield to Palmdale?
Driving time: 1 h 30 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 21 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 18 min
- 59 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 54 min
- 7 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 7 min
- 7 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 8 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Bakersfield to Palmdale by land?
The distance between Bakersfield and Palmdale is 95.1 mi by road including 83.9 mi on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Bakersfield and Palmdale respectively.
How far is Bakersfield to Palmdale by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Bakersfield and Palmdale is 75.2 mi.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Bakersfield and Palmdale respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Bakersfield from Palmdale by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 9 min to cover the distance of 75 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 33 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Bakersfield to Palmdale?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 30 min to cover the distance of 75 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 34 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Bakersfield and Palmdale?
The halfway point between Bakersfield and Palmdale is Tehachapi. It is located about 4 mi from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Tehachapi to Bakersfield is 43 mi and driving will take about 40 min. The road between Tehachapi and Palmdale has length 52 mi and will take approximately 49 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Bakersfield in relation to Palmdale?
Bakersfield is located 75 mi north-west of Palmdale.
Bakersfield has geographic coordinates: latitude 35.37386, longitude -119.01946. Click here to see Bakersfield on map.
Palmdale has geographic coordinates: latitude 34.57931, longitude -118.11711. Click here to see Palmdale on map.
Which highway goes from Bakersfield to Palmdale?
The route from Bakersfield to Palmdale follows CA 58, CA 14.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- CA 138: 15 mi
- CA 58 BUS: 3 mi
- CA 58 Business: 1 mi