The cheapest times to fly from BFL to PHX are
- August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 29th and November 5th)
- December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 12th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BFL to PHX is early January. Prices can be as high as $497 for Friday flights during early April, or as low as $202 for Saturday flights around early January.
When to Fly to Phoenix
Flying from Bakersfield, CA (BFL) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $222 to $302 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $224. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $350. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $125 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $235 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BFL to PHX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BFL to PHX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BFL to PHX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Bakersfield. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BFL. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $17 (7%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $237. Return trip prices are from the PHX to BFL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from BFL to PHX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BFL to PHX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Meadows Field Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 424 miles or 682 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BFL to PHX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BFL to PHX flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between Bakersfield, CA and Phoenix, AZ?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from BFL to PHX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Meadows Field Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from BFL to PHX tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 11% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 62% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHX heading for BFL about 1 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Phoenix, AZ is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 6 minutes early
- Mesa: 5 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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