AIRPORT VALET EXPRESS
THE NEW Airport Bus of Bakersfield (Est. Dec. 2013)
Our airport bus service includes four round trips daily as follows:
Bakersfield to LAX:
(estimated 2.5 hour trip time barring weather and traffic problems)
LAX to Bakersfield:
(estimated 2.5 hour trip time)
- 6:30 a.m.
- 12:00 p.m.
- 7:00 p.m.
- 10:30 p.m.
- One way - Only $49
- Round-trip - Only $89.
- Credit or cash purchase at our office. Phone reservations with credit or debit card.
- Online Reservations can be made by clicking the link above!
- Cash Customers - Visit one of our Airport Bus of Bakersfield convenient locations to purchase your tickets with cash.
- IN HONOR OF OUR SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN, ACTIVE MILITARY RIDE FREE WITH PROPER ID
- Children 12 and under ride free with paid adult.
- Children under 13 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Reservations (Note: New Office Hours)
Reservations will be held until 15 minutes before bus departure and may be made online by clicking on link above, over the phone or by coming to our office M-Su: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Sat: Office closed between 11-2)
Due to limited seating, prepaid reservations receive guaranteed seating. 48 hour pre-registration recommended.
If you need assistance boarding the bus, notify us in advance so we can accommodate your special needs.
REFUNDS: Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance to receive a refund.
We are using full sized touring buses for all scheduled runs to and from LAX. Our buses are orange and white and read "Bakersfield LAX" or "Orange Belt Stages."
RETURNING PASSENGERS LOOK FOR ORANGE/WHITE BUSES WITH BAKERSFIELD LAX AND THE AVE LOGO!
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before departure. You may bring 2 bags weighing up to 50 lbs and one small carry-on. Over-weight and extra bags are $5 each.
LEAVING LAX FOR BAKERSFIELD - Please Read Carefully:
Cross the road to the pedestrian median island and you MUST stand under the GREEN FLYAWAY sign for Long Distance Vans, Shuttles and Buses. Our drivers begin their pick up at Terminal 1 at the designated pick up time. They continue to each terminal in order. This process could take as much as 30 minutes before they reach the last terminal, so it is important that you are at the designated pick-up zone and watch for our driver. To be safe, please be at the designated pick up area at least 15 minutes prior to the pick up time.
Limited long-term parking at $5/day.
Same day parking - Free