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

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Fly, bus  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) LAX - MMH
  2. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
  3. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street

$167 - $454

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Train, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station Antelope Valley Line
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street 395-Mammoth Lakes-Lancaster

$69 - $104

2 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Bakersfield
  2. Take the bus from GET Downtown Transit Center to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 100
  3. Take the bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street

$95 - $155

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mount Whitney 230.6 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Mount Whitney is 183 miles. The road distance is 230.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mount Whitney without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mount Whitney, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mount Whitney is 231 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mount Whitney.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Mount Whitney. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mount Whitney.
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  • Distance: 183.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Mount Whitney via Bakersfield, Stockdale Hwy. at New Stine Rd., GET Downtown Transit Center, Carl's Jr. - Inyo St., Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy, and Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street in around 9 h 12 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Lone Pine - McDonald's 601 S. Main Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
estransit.com
Airport Valet Express
Website
airportvaletexpress.com
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
airportvaletexpress.com
2 weeks in advance
$44
1-6 days in advance
$64
Last minute reservation
$74
7-13 days in advance
$54
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from GET Downtown Transit Center to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org

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