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There are 4 ways to get from Long Beach to Big Bear Lake by tram, train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Tram, train, taxi  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino Depot station
  3. Take a taxi from San Bernardino Depot station to Big Bear Lake

$134 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

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

$19 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Long Beach to Big Bear Lake 108.4 miles

$10 - $16

Fly, drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP
  2. Drive from Indio/Palm Springs to Big Bear Lake

$167 - $433

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The cheapest way to get from Long Beach to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Beach to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Beach to Big Bear Lake. However, there are services departing from Long Beach, Ca and arriving at Big Bear Blvd & Knickerbocker Rd via E St & Court St and Sandalwood Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Long Beach and Big Bear Lake is 81 miles. The road distance is 108.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Beach to Big Bear Lake without a car is to tram and train and taxi which takes 4 h 37 min and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Long Beach to Big Bear Lake, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Long 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 Long Beach to Big Bear Lake is 108 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Long Beach to Big Bear Lake.

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  • Distance: 80.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Long Beach to Big Bear Lake via San Bernardino, Ca, E St & Court St, and Sandalwood Dr in around 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino Depot station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
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 Long Beach, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Mountain Transit
Phone
+1 909-878-5200
Website
mountaintransit.org
Bus from E St & Court St to Sandalwood Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
mountaintransit.org
Other operators
Taxi from San Bernardino Depot station to Big Bear Lake
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
San Bernardino Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 909 884-1111
Website
sbycab.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 1156+ hotels available in Big Bear Lake. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Long Beach to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 52 min and costs $8 - $11.

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