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There are 11 ways to get from Fresno to Lake Elsinore by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train, bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Bakersfield Amtrak Station San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Perris Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Bus ACN Autobuses  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Fresno to Santa Ana 498 Sacramento / ...
  2. Take the bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to LE Outlet Center @ Park N Ride 205

$5 - $20

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Train, bus via Los Angeles Union Station  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station

Bus Amtrak  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Perris Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train, bus via Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the train from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
  4. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station

Drive  •  4h 47m

  1. Drive from Fresno to Lake Elsinore 287.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Fresno to Los Angeles, train  •  7h 39m

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Los Angeles (LAX) FAT - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station

$194 - $721

Fly Fresno to San Diego, train, night bus, line 206 night bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to San Diego (SAN) FAT - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Amtrak Station
  3. Take the night bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Promenade Mall
  4. Take the line 206 night bus from Promenade Mall to LE Outlet Center @ Park N Ride

$91 - $365

Fly Fresno to Santa Ana, train  •  9h 40m

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Santa Ana (SNA) FAT - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to North Main Corona station

$191 - $918

Fly Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino, train, line 208 bus, line 9 bus  •  10h

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) FAT - ONT
  2. Take the train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station
  3. Take the line 208 bus from Riverside-Downtown station to Perris Transit Center
  4. Take the line 9 bus from Perris Transit Center to Hwy 74 NS Dexter

$121 - $388

Bus to Merced, fly to Los Angeles, train  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca
  2. Fly from Merced (MCE) to Los Angeles (LAX) MCE - LAX
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station

$91 - $189

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The cheapest way to get from Fresno to Lake Elsinore is to bus which costs $5 - $20 and takes 11h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno to Lake Elsinore is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fresno to Lake Elsinore. However, there are services departing from Fresno, Ca and arriving at Hwy 74 NS Dexter via Greyhound/18th St., Bakersfield Amtrak Station and Perris Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 44m.

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The distance between Fresno and Lake Elsinore is 255 miles. The road distance is 287.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Fresno to Lake Elsinore without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 53m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 53m to get from Fresno to Lake Elsinore, including transfers.

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Fresno to Lake Elsinore bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Fresno, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from Fresno Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Fresno to Lake Elsinore bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Perris Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fresno to Lake Elsinore is 288 miles. It takes approximately 4h 47m to drive from Fresno to Lake Elsinore.

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  • Distance: 255.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 53m

What companies run services between Fresno, CA, USA and Lake Elsinore, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fresno to Lake Elsinore via Bakersfield, Ca, Greyhound/18th St., Bakersfield Amtrak Station, and Perris Transit Center in around 9h 44m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Fresno to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Fresno to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Fresno to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fresno to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Merced to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to North Main Corona station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Oceanside Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Perris Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Merced
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to LE Outlet Center @ Park N Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Night bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Promenade Mall
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Night bus from Promenade Mall to LE Outlet Center @ Park N Ride
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Riverside-Downtown station to Perris Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Perris Transit Center to Hwy 74 NS Dexter
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Fresno Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Lake Elsinore. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fresno to Fresno Airport is to line 26 bus which takes 38m and costs $2.

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