There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake by plane, car, bus, train, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, drive  •  2 h 41 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

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 1364 / ...
  2. Take the bus from E St & Court St to Sandalwood Dr 5

$26 - $55

Train, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino Depot station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from Metrolink Station to Sandalwood Dr 5

$21 - $36

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

Questions & Answers

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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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Knickerbocker at Pedder Rd via El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station, El Monte, Ca, E St & Court St and Sandalwood Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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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 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station, El Monte Station - Upper Level, El Monte, Ca, San Bernardino, Ca, E St & Court St, and Sandalwood Dr in around 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
55 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
Bus operators
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 El Monte, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
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
Other operators
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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