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There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Barstow Station FlixBus

$16 - $27

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Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Barstow Harvey House Railroad Depot Southwest Chief

$35 - $85

Bus, line 3 bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Barstow
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Lenwood Rd & Serrano to E Buena Vista St & MR Barney Keller Ct 3

$21 - $32

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow 132.1 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at E Main St & N 6th Ave via LA Downtown and E Main St & Cal Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow. However, there are services departing from LAX via FlyAway and arriving at Barstow Harvey House Railroad Depot via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Barstow is 104 miles. The road distance is 132.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow without a car is to bus which takes 4h 39m and costs $15 - $28.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow, including transfers.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow bus services, operated by LAX FlyAway, depart from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow is to bus which takes 4h 39m and costs $15 - $28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 5h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow.
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  • Distance: 103.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Barstow, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, LA Downtown, Barstow Station, and E Main St & Cal Ave in around 4h 39m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3h 38m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Barstow Harvey House Railroad Depot
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
LAX FlyAway
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Barstow Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Victor Valley Transit Authority
Phone
(760) 948-3030
Email
Info@VVTA.org
Website
vvta.org
Bus from Lenwood Rd & Serrano to E Buena Vista St & MR Barney Keller Ct
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
vvta.org

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Barstow Station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Barstow Harvey House Railroad Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Barstow.

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