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Driving Directions

Because of its centralized location, CSUB is easy accessible via California’s two main north-south corridors — Freeway 99 and Interstate 5. See detailed driving directions below, or find us on Google maps.

Arriving at CSU Bakersfield from NORTH of Bakersfield:

  • Take Interstate 99 SOUTH toward Bakersfield
  • Exit 99 at California Avenue
  • At the traffic light, turn right onto California Avenue
  • Continue on California Avenue for about 1.5 miles
  • Turn right at Stockdale Highway
  • Continue on Stockdale Highway for about 2.6 miles
  • Turn left into campus on Don Hart Drive West

Arriving at CSU Bakersfield from SOUTH of Bakersfield:

  • Take Interstate 99 NORTH toward Bakersfield
  • Exit 99 at Stockdale Highway
  • Bear to the LEFT on the transition road when you exit the freeway
  • At the traffic light, turn left onto Wible Road
  • Immediately turn left at Stockdale Highway
  • Continue on Stockdale Highway for about 3.9 miles
  • Turn left into campus on Don Hart Drive West

Arriving at CSU Bakersfield from WEST via Interstate 5

  • Take the Stockdale Highway exit east toward Bakersfield for about 13 miles
  • Turn right onto campus on Don Hart Drive West

Arriving at CSU Bakersfield from EAST of Bakersfield:

  • Take State Route 58 WEST toward Bakersfield
  • Turn right onto S. Real Road - prepare to make a quick left turn
  • Turn left onto Stockdale Highway
  • Continue on Stockdale Highway for about 3.5 miles
  • Turn left into campus on Don Hart Drive West