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Route Information for Flights from Bakersfield to Phoenix

Origin Airport IATA Code BFL
Destination Airport IATA Code PHX
Distance 423 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 3:41PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:06AM UTC

Cheap Flights from Bakersfield to Phoenix

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.

Phoenix Airport Information

Travelers to the Phoenix-Scottsdale area fly into the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. When you purchase tickets on cheap flights to Phoenix via Orbitz.com, you will be able to choose from all of the major domestic and international airlines that service the airport. The airport is located less than six miles east of the downtown area, so it's just a quick trip down Highway 10.

Ground Transportation in Phoenix

The most economical way to get into the city is via the Phoenix Airport Shuttle, which will drop you off by the Washington Metro Light Rail stop. There are three cab companies that can take you to downtown Phoenix or wherever you need to go, and rates are standard across all companies. Expect to pay $5 for the first mile, $2.30 for each additional mile and $23 for each hour you are delayed in traffic. If you use Orbitz.com to purchase your air tickets, consider adding on a rental car for ultimate mobility while you are in the area.

Phoenix Area Weather Information

Phoenix winters are mild, with temperatures in the 40s, 50s and 60s, but you will find that summers there can be brutal. While nights may be as low as the mid-70s, daytime temperatures often exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Pack plenty of light-colored, lightweight clothing, and schedule your outdoor activities for early morning or late afternoon.

What to Do in Phoenix

Phoenix and the nearby city of Scottsdale are centers of arts and culture, and they also offer plenty of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. While you are in the Phoenix area, be sure to visit Camelback Mountain, take the Thursday evening art walk in Scottsdale, visit one of more than 100 art galleries, visit the Phoenix Zoo or drive along the Apache Trail. No matter what you choose to do during your stay in Phoenix, remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you want to purchase cheap flights to Phoenix.

Flights from Bakersfield to Phoenix - Frequently Asked Questions

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

If you're baffled about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Bakersfield to Phoenix, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Bakersfield to Phoenix?

Work out your ideal travel dates, because there is. You can jet from Meadows Field Airport to Sky Harbor Intl. Airport (PHX) in one simple trip with American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Bakersfield to Phoenix?

It can be as a short and sweet as 1 hour and 34 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the flight from BFL to PHX.

What airlines fly from Bakersfield to Phoenix most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from Bakersfield to Phoenix, American Airlines is the top pick. This trusted carrier operates 99 flights along this route per month.

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

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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Phoenix 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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