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There are 4 ways to get from Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest 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.

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Train, bus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 250 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. 230

$22 - $40

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Bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Fullerton Transportation Center to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 100
  3. Take the bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. 230

Night bus, bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Fullerton Transportation Center to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. 150
  3. Take the night bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. 227

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest 167.9 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest. However, there are services departing from Brookhurst-Slater and arriving at Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. via Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 5, Fullerton Transportation Center, Bakersfield Amtrak and Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 7 min.

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The distance between Fountain Valley and Ridgecrest is 134 miles. The road distance is 167.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 18 min and costs $22 - $40.

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It takes approximately 10 h 18 min to get from Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest, including transfers.

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Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fullerton Transportation Center station.

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Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest bus services, operated by Kern Transit, arrive at Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest is 168 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Ridgecrest. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest.
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  • Distance: 133.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 18 min

What companies run services between Fountain Valley, CA, USA and Ridgecrest, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fountain Valley to Ridgecrest via Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 10, Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 5, Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 4, Fullerton Transportation Center, Bakersfield Amtrak, and Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. in around 11 h 7 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave.
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Night bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave.
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
estransit.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fullerton Transportation Center to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Mojave, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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