There are 3 ways to get from Irvine to Big Bear Lake by train, 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  •  4 h 19 min

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

$15 - $28

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1 53 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  3. Take the bus from E St & Court St to Sandalwood Dr 5

$18 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Big Bear Lake 93.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Irvine and Big Bear Lake is 66 miles. The road distance is 93.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Irvine to Big Bear Lake, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Big Bear Lake. However, there are services departing from Main-Harvard and arriving at Pine Knot Ave & Village Dr via Anaheim, Ca, E St & Court St and Sandalwood Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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

You can take a bus from Irvine to Big Bear Lake via Artic - Dock 1, Anaheim, Ca, San Bernardino, Ca, E St & Court St, and Sandalwood Dr in around 5 h 55 min.

Train operators
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
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
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 Anaheim, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25

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