There are 5 ways to get from Fresno to Pasadena by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or tram

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Pasadena, CA - Hilton 5402 / ...

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Night bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Fresno Amtrak to Glendale Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

$2 - $5

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Bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...

$29 - $69

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Fresno to Pasadena 221.7 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, tram  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Los Angeles (LAX) FAT - LAX
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station

$189 - $711

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fresno to Pasadena. However, there are services departing from Fresno, Ca and arriving at Fair Oaks / Colorado via 7th / Decatur and Atlantic / Whittier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between Fresno and Pasadena is 203 miles. The road distance is 221.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fresno to Pasadena without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Fresno to Pasadena, including transfers.

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Fresno to Pasadena 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 1 h 10 min.

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Fresno to Pasadena bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fresno to Pasadena is 222 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Fresno to Pasadena.

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

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There are 1785+ hotels available in Pasadena. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fresno to Pasadena.
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  • Distance: 202.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Fresno, CA, USA and Pasadena, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fresno to Pasadena every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Pasadena, CA - Hilton
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Fresno Amtrak to Glendale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65

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

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