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

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station 91/Pvl

$14 - $19

5 alternative options

Bus, line 208 bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Riverside, CA
  3. Take the line 208 bus from Riverside-Downtown station to Perris Transit Center 208

$18 - $33

Line 50 bus, bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the line 50 bus from 7Th-Channel to Canal-Meats 50
  2. Take the bus from Canal FS Meats to LE Outlet Center @ Park N Ride 205

$15 - $25

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore 75.6 miles

$7 - $11

Shuttle  •  1h 29m

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  1h 29m

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Lake Elsinore 75.6 miles

$240 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Hwy 74 NS Dexter via Los Angeles, CA, Riverside-Downtown station and Perris Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Lake Elsinore is 65 miles. The road distance is 75.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore without a car is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs $13 - $20.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs $13 - $20. Alternatively, you can bus and line 208 bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 5h 46m.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, arrive at Perris Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore.
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  • Distance: 65.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

Metrolink Trains operates a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Lake Elsinore via Los Angeles, CA, Riverside-Downtown station, and Perris Transit Center in around 5h 46m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Perris Downtown station
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Riverside-Downtown station to Perris Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Canal FS Meats to LE Outlet Center @ Park N Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Canal-Meats
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Lake Elsinore
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Lake Elsinore
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$240 - $330
Private
$240 - $330

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There are 24+ hotels available in Lake Elsinore. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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