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

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

Train, bus  •  6 h 8 min

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

$23 - $39

Bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Disneyland Hotel
  2. Take the bus from Harbor Blvd at Disneyland to San Bernardino Transit Center 200
  3. Take the bus from Rialto & F St. to Sandalwood Dr 5

$33 - $59

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

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 Disneyland Hotel, Walnut-Calle De Las Estrellas, Harbor-East Shuttle Area, Harbor Blvd at Disneyland, San Bernardino Transit Center, Rialto & F St., and Sandalwood Dr in around 7 h 44 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
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 Rialto & F St. to Sandalwood Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
mountaintransit.org
Gray Line AH
Phone
(714) 978-8855
Website
dre.coachusa.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Disneyland Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
dre.coachusa.com
Book at
dre.coachusa.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Harbor Blvd at Disneyland to San Bernardino Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Big Bear Lake
Estimated price
$330 - $450
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Big Bear Lake
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake?

The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Big Bear Lake is 142 km. The road distance is 186 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake?

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

Is there a direct bus between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Big Bear Lake?

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Airport, CA and arriving at The Village at Bartlett Rd via Walnut-Calle De Las Estrellas, Harbor Blvd at Disneyland, Rialto & F St. and Sandalwood Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Big Bear Lake?

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