Cheap flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield (PHX - BFL)

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The best prices from Phoenix to Bakersfield Meadows Field are usually found in April or May, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Phoenix (PHX) to Bakersfield (BFL)

All the information you need to plan the best PHX to BFL flight in 2021: compare Phoenix to Bakersfield flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Bakersfield.
PH1 - BFL
Price
$173 - $277
BFL
Temperature
48.2 - 84.2 °F
BFL
Precipitation
0 - 1.2 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$173

From Phoenix to Bakersfield Meadows Field

One-way from

$79

One-way flight from Phoenix to Bakersfield Meadows Field

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to Bakersfield (PH1 - BFL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Phoenix to Bakersfield in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 39% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Phoenix to Bakersfield?

Flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield are found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Bakersfield.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Phoenix to Bakersfield?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Bakersfield from Phoenix average $235. You can even find prices in April for less than $235, as users have found deals to Bakersfield from as low as $121. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Bakersfield from Phoenix. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 17%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Phoenix to Bakersfield?

To save on the cost of your flight from Phoenix to Bakersfield, book at least 44 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 70% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $304 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $397.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PHX to BFL flights for October, November
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$157pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
11 Nov - 13 Nov
$166pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
30 Oct - 31 Oct
$167pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to Bakersfield 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Bakersfield from Phoenix found for this year
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$157pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
11 Nov - 13 Nov
$166pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
30 Oct - 31 Oct
$167pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to Bakersfield from Phoenix

Save time with Phoenix to Bakersfield direct flight deals
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$157pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
30 Oct - 31 Oct
$167pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19 Nov - 21 Nov
$177pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield

Late deals on round-trip flights to Bakersfield from Phoenix, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$283pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$292pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$301pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to Meadows Field from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield
3:30 am - 4:08 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 38m
PHX - BFL
American Airlines
12:40 pm - 1:13 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 33m
PHX - BFL
American Airlines
4:47 pm - 5:19 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 32m
PHX - BFL
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Phoenix</span> to <span class="emphasized">Bakersfield</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to Bakersfield

What airport do you fly into for flights to Bakersfield from Phoenix?

Most people fly into Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL) if they book a flight to Bakersfield from Phoenix. On average, Meadows Field has 3 inbound flights from Phoenix per day from 2 airlines. Bakersfield Meadows Field is conveniently located just 4.7 mi from Bakersfield’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Phoenix to Bakersfield Meadows Field have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Phoenix to Bakersfield Meadows Field have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $157, but on average you can expect to pay $217.

Are there nonstop flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 12 direct flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Phoenix to Bakersfield is less than $283.

Are there last-minute flights available from Phoenix to Bakersfield for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Phoenix to Bakersfield flight route?

This flight path from Phoenix to Bakersfield Meadows Field was viewed by 11 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Phoenix to Bakersfield round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Phoenix to Bakersfield is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $157 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $175. American Airlines is priced at 33% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from Phoenix to Bakersfield?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $104. While the most popular route (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - Bakersfield Meadows Field) can be booked for $166 on average our data indicates $401 when flying from Phoenix to Bakersfield

What are the most reliable airlines from Phoenix to Bakersfield?

Before booking your flight to Bakersfield from Phoenix, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Envoy Air (83%), Mesa Airlines (82%), American Airlines( 73%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Bakersfield, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Bakersfield from Phoenix?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Bakersfield Meadows Field within the United States

Most visitors from Phoenix need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Bakersfield Meadows Field.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Phoenix must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Bakersfield Meadows Field.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Phoenix are not required to quarantine after entering Bakersfield Meadows Field.

Do I need a test to fly back to Phoenix from Bakersfield?

Returning to Phoenix from Bakersfield Meadows Field

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Bakersfield Meadows Field must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Phoenix.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Bakersfield Meadows Field are not required to quarantine after entering Phoenix.

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Alternative routes for Phoenix to Bakersfield

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Bakersfield

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Phoenix to Bakersfield.
Flight duration from Phoenix to BFL
1h 31m
Average temperature for October in Bakersfield
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Bakersfield
0.3 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

Airports servicing Bakersfield

Hourly flight availability from Phoenix to Bakersfield

See what time of day planes typically take off from Phoenix towards Bakersfield.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 66% of PHX to BFL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of PHX to BFL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHX to BFL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of PHX to BFL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Phoenix to Bakersfield
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Phoenix to Bakersfield.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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