There are 11 ways to get from Fresno to Riverside by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, CA to Anaheim, CA
  2. Take the train from Orange station to Riverside-Downtown station Inland Empire - OC

$27 - $70

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Bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 9612 / ...

$43 - $99

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 41 min

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

Train, bus  •  9 h 8 min

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

Bus via Harbor Blvd at Disneyland  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harbor Blvd at Disneyland to Galleria @ Tyler 200

$31 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Fresno to Riverside 272 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Fresno to Los Angeles, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$197 - $723

Fly Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) FAT - ONT
  2. Take the train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station

$119 - $382

Bus to Merced, fly to Los Angeles, train  •  8 h 45 min

  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 Riverside-Downtown station

$94 - $191

Bus to San Jose, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SJC - ONT
  3. Take the train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station

$123 - $461

Fly Fresno to San Diego, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to San Diego (SAN) FAT - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Santa Ana station to Riverside-Downtown station

$125 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fresno to Riverside is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno to Riverside is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Fresno and Riverside is 236 miles. The road distance is 272 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Fresno to Riverside, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fresno to Riverside. However, there are services departing from Fresno, Ca and arriving at Magnolia + Beatty via Los Angeles, Ca, Sbx- E St @ Court Sb Fs, San Bernardino Transit Center and West University + Lemon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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

You can take a bus from Fresno to Riverside via Los Angeles, Ca, San Bernardino, Ca, Sbx- E St @ Court Sb Fs, Sbx- E St @ Rialto Sb Fs, San Bernardino Transit Center, University @ Lemon Eb Ns, and West University + Lemon in around 6 h 53 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Fresno to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Fresno to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Merced to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fresno to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Orange station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Santa Ana station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak
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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
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Fresno, CA to Anaheim, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$17 - $25
Platinum
$26 - $35
Ejecutivo
$28 - $40
Greyhound USA
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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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Riverside, CA
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Harbor Blvd at Disneyland to Galleria @ Tyler
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com

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