There are 3 ways to get from Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Ana station to San Bernardino Depot station Inland Empire - OC
  2. Take the bus from Metrolink Station to Sandalwood Dr 5

$66 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 6002 / ...
  2. Take the bus from E St & Court St to Sandalwood Dr 5

$21 - $56

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake 102.9 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake. However, there are services departing from Orange-Main and arriving at The Village at Bartlett Rd via Locust-Main, Santa Ana, Ca, E St & Court St and Sandalwood Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between Huntington Beach and Big Bear Lake is 75 miles. The road distance is 102.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake, including transfers.

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Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake bus services, operated by Mountain Transit, arrive at Sandalwood Dr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake is 103 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake.

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There are 1019+ hotels available in Big Bear Lake. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake.
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  • Distance: 74.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Huntington Beach, CA, USA and Big Bear Lake, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Huntington Beach to Big Bear Lake via Golden West-Main, Locust-Main, The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9, Santa Ana, Ca, San Bernardino, Ca, E St & Court St, and Sandalwood Dr in around 7 h 23 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Santa Ana station to San Bernardino Depot station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Mountain Transit
Phone
+1 909-878-5200
Website
mountaintransit.org
Bus from Metrolink Station to Sandalwood Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
mountaintransit.org
Bus from E St & Court St to Sandalwood Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
mountaintransit.org
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 Santa Ana, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26

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