There are 4 ways to get from Barstow to Riverside by train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Barstow Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak Southwest Chief

$29 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from E Buena Vista St & MR Barney Keller Ct to Lorene-7th Dock 9 15 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lorene-7th Dock 9 to SB Transit Center 15

$4 - $12

2 alternative options

Night bus, bus, line 15 bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rs Barstow Travel Ctr, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sb Transit Center #3 to University @ Lemon Eb Ns 215 / ...
  3. Take the line 15 bus from West University + Lemon to Magnolia + Beatty 1 / ...

$18 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Barstow to Riverside 83.5 miles

$8 - $12

What companies run services between Barstow, CA, USA and Riverside, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Barstow to Riverside twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barstow to Riverside via Lorene-7th Dock 9, SB Transit Center, Sb Transit Center #3, University @ Lemon Eb Ns, and West University + Lemon in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Barstow Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Victor Valley Transit Authority
Phone
(760) 948-3030
Email
Info@VVTA.org
Website
vvta.org
Bus from E Buena Vista St & MR Barney Keller Ct to Lorene-7th Dock 9
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
vvta.org
Bus from Lorene-7th Dock 9 to SB Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
vvta.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Rs Barstow Travel Ctr, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Sb Transit Center #3 to University @ Lemon Eb Ns
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Riverside Transit Agency
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Lemon + University
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from West University + Lemon to Magnolia + Beatty
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Barstow to Riverside?

The distance between Barstow and Riverside is 111 km. The road distance is 134 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barstow to Riverside?

The cheapest way to get from Barstow to Riverside is to bus which costs $4 - $12 and takes 3 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Barstow to Riverside?

The quickest way to get from Barstow to Riverside is to drive which takes 1 h 21 min and costs $8 - $12.

Is there a direct train between Barstow and Riverside?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barstow Amtrak and arriving at Riverside Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

Is there a direct bus between Barstow and Riverside?

No, there is no direct bus from Barstow to Riverside. However, there are services departing from E Buena Vista St & MR Barney Keller Ct and arriving at Magnolia + Beatty via Lorene-7th Dock 9, Sb Transit Center #3 and West University + Lemon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Barstow to Riverside?

The train from Barstow Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak takes 2 h 19 min including transfers and departs twice daily.