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Fares from $113 One Way, $298 Round Trip from Bakersfield to Austin

Prices starting at $298 for return flights and $113 for one-way flights to Austin 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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Cheap Flights from Bakersfield to Austin

Bakersfield Airport Information

Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Bakersfield, California by searching many airlines at once to find bargain tickets. Meadow Field, also known as Kern County Airport #1, is the primary airport serving Bakersfield. It is about eight miles north of downtown Bakersfield. Two airlines, United Continental and US Airways, offer flights to both international and domestic locations. The William M. Thomas terminal was constructed in 2006, and it includes a rotunda with a compass-point floor design and a scaled model of Spaceship One.

Airport Parking Information

The Meadow Field Airport has both short-term and long-term parking available. Fees are $2.00 per hour, with a daily maximum of $11.00 in the short-term lot. The first half hour is free. Parking is $9.00 per day in the long-term lots.

Ground Transportation Information

Taxis are available to transport you if you would prefer not to leave your car at the airport. Two companies, American Cab and Yellow Cab, provide service to the airport. You can call ahead for pickup. There is a bus stop at the airport. The fare is $2.00. Not only can we find you a great deal on an air ticket, we can find ground transportation, too.

Meadow Field Airport Restaurants

Meadow Field Airport contains a Blimpie restaurant if you want to get a bite to eat while you are waiting for your flight. There is also an Omni Goods gift shop for any last-minute purchases. Orbitz.com can help you find great deals on flights from Bakersfield.

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is the major airport that serves visitors and residents of the capital city of Texas. The airport offers nonstop service to 39 locations, including Chicago, New York City, and San Francisco. For more information on Austin-Bergstrom International, or to find cheap flights to Austin, travelers should visit Orbitz.com.

Transportation at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Austin-Bergstrom International offers a wide selection of limousine services, charters, shuttles, and taxis for busy air travelers. Visitors should know that there is a minimum taxi fare of $12.85, which includes an airport surcharge of $1.00. People can also rent their own car at one of nine car-rental agencies. To find a good deal on a rental car, visitors should make reservations on Orbitz.com before traveling. For visitors interested in taking public transportation, there is also a bus route that travels to the airport.

Austin Weather Conditions

Weather in Austin is usually temperate, with an average temperature around 68°F. Winters are often mild, with an average high of 62°F in January. However, summers in Austin are warmer than most areas of the country, with an average high of 97°F in August.

Major Attractions in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas, is known as the live music capital of the world, so there are many restaurants, bars, and clubs that offer a variety of music, ranging from the blues to electronica. Austin also hosts several music festivals each year, including Austin City Limits, SXSW, and the Texas Rock Fest. Hotels fill early when a music festival is in town, so visitors should make hotel reservations while they book cheap flights to Austin on Orbitz.com.

Flights from Bakersfield to Austin - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Bakersfield to Austin?

As you can't fly direct from Bakersfield, CA (BFL-Meadows Field) to Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.) at the moment, a flight with just one stop is the next best thing. American Airlines, United Airlines and Qatar Airways are reputable airlines that operate on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Bakersfield to Austin?

Getting from Bakersfield, CA (BFL-Meadows Field) to Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.) will take a minimum of 3 hours and 42 minutes. Savor a wine and get stuck into that book — here's your chance to relax.

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

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 Austin 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 Austin with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Austin 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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

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 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.