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Airfares from $152 One Way, $303 Round Trip from Chicago to Bakersfield

Prices starting at $303 for return flights and $152 for one-way flights to Bakersfield were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Finding Flights from Chicago to Bakersfield

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Bakersfield, CA, Airport Information

Use Orbitz.com for fast and convenient service when you are searching for cheap flights to Bakersfield. Orbitz.com compares airline rates simultaneously, allowing you to book the best rate for your budget. When you arrive in Bakersfield, you will land at the Meadows Field Airport located at 3701 Wings Way, which is about seven miles from downtown. United, Continental and US Airways offer flights to the airport. Orbitz.com will find these airlines' best available rates.

Bakersfield Ground Transportation

Ground transportation to your hotel is available by car rental and taxi. Two taxi companies, American Cab and Yellow Cab, provide 24-hour service. Their rates are metered and vary by the company. If you prefer the freedom of a rental car, Avis, Budget, Hertz, and National have rental offices located in the airport. Orbitz.com will prearrange your rental when you book your airline tickets.

Bakersfield Weather Information

The weather in Bakersfield ranges from mild to hot. Summer temperatures easily approach the 100 degree mark with lows around 70 degrees. Winter temperatures average near 60 degrees with lows around 40 degrees. Bakersfield doesn't receive much precipitation; February has the highest average, around 1.28 inches.

Bakersfield Attractions Information

Bakersfield offers plenty of entertainment for everyone, including the Kern County Museum, Fox Theater, River's End Rafting, and The Links at Riverlakes Ranch golf club. Check with Orbitz.com for a complete list of attractions and activities to enjoy while you are in Bakersfield.

When you are searching for flights to Bakersfield, use Orbitz.com for discounts on air and ground transportation.

Flights from Chicago to Bakersfield - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Bakersfield now?

If you're concerned about quarantine and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Chicago to Bakersfield, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Bakersfield?

The quickest flight from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to Bakersfield, CA Airport (BFL-Meadows Field) is 4 hours and 56 minutes. Pack a few things in your carry-on to keep you amused, like a gripping read or a portable board game.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Bakersfield?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Bakersfield have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Bakersfield with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Bakersfield without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

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