The cheapest times to fly from BFL to SCO are

  • February 12th to March 18th
  • July 23rd to December 31st

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 SCO is early October. Prices can be as high as $8211 for Wednesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $3783 for Thursday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Aktau

Flying from Bakersfield, CA (BFL) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $3913 to $8088 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $3791. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $8086. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4295 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6464 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BFL to SCO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BFL to SCO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BFL to SCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BFL to SCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Bakersfield. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.58, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SCO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BFL. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Aktau, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Bakersfield. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $4853 (54%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $4305. Return trip prices are from the SCO to BFL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BFL to SCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 26 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking BFL to SCO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BFL to SCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (BFL > LAX > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1739
  • Average savings: $4726 (73.11%)

See BFL to LAX flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (BFL > BKK > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $2433
  • Average savings: $4032 (62.37%)

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Hack #3: Washington, DC (BFL > DCA > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $2562
  • Average savings: $3903 (60.37%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BFL to SCO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shevchenko Airport to Meadows Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6922 miles or 11140 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BFL to SCO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BFL to SCO flight is about 13 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Bakersfield, CA and Aktau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from BFL to SCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BFL
Origination airport name Meadows Field Airport
City Bakersfield, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 35.4
Longitude -119.1

Return Airport

Destination code SCO
Destination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1


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