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There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo by plane, bus, train, tram or car

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Fly, bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  2. Take the bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Rancho Bernardo Transit Station

$111 - $344

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to San Diego, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Rancho Bernardo Transit Station 235 / ...

$31 - $58

4 alternative options

Train, tram  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center Sprinter

$38 - $73

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA 5818
  2. Take the bus from Santa Fe Depot Transit Center to Rancho Bernardo Transit Station 235 / ...

Bus, train, line 308 bus, line 235 bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Solana Beach Amtrak
  3. Take the line 308 bus from Plaza St & Highway 101 to Escondido Transit Center 308 / ...
  4. Take the line 235 bus from Escondido Transit Center to Rancho Bernardo Transit Station 235

$45 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo 115.7 miles

$11 - $17

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Pomerado Rd & Espola Rd via Los Angeles, CA, Santa Fe Depot Transit Center and Rancho Bernardo Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Rancho Bernardo is 101 miles. The road distance is 115.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo without a car is to train and tram which takes 5 h 4 min and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo, including transfers.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Los Angeles, CA station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 44 min.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Rancho Bernardo Transit Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo.
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  • Distance: 101.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Rancho Bernardo via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA, Santa Fe Depot Transit Center, and Rancho Bernardo Transit Station in around 6 h 22 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Solana Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Rancho Bernardo Transit Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Santa Fe Depot Transit Center to Rancho Bernardo Transit Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Escondido Transit Center to Rancho Bernardo Transit Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Plaza St & Highway 101 to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Long Beach, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Rancho Bernardo. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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