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There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake by plane, car, train, taxi, shuttle or towncar

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Fly, drive  •  2 h 36 min

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

$161 - $416

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Los Angeles Airport to Big Bear Lake

$16 - $75

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino Depot station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take a taxi from San Bernardino Depot station to Big Bear Lake

$130 - $163

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake 116.2 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Big Bear Lake 116.2 miles

$330 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Big Bear Lake is 89 miles. The road distance is 116.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake.

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

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There are 1158+ hotels available in Big Bear Lake. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake.
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  • Distance: 88.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

There is no direct connection from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake. However, you can fly to Indio/Palm Springs then take the drive to Big Bear Lake. Alternatively, you can take the train to L. A. Union Station station, take the train to San Bernardino Depot station, then take the taxi to Big Bear Lake.

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
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
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Big Bear Lake
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Big Bear Lake
Estimated price
$330 - $450

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