There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tehachapi by train, bus, car, 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

Train, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station Antelope Valley Line
  2. Take the bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to K-Mart/Mulberry St. 100

$20 - $27

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Los Angeles Airport to Tehachapi

$16 - $75

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to K-Mart/Mulberry St. 100 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tehachapi 121.2 miles

$11 - $18

Towncar  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Tehachapi 121.2 miles

$340 - $470

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tehachapi is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tehachapi is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Tehachapi is 83 miles. The road distance is 121.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tehachapi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tehachapi. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at K-Mart/Mulberry St. via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and Bakersfield Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tehachapi.
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  • Distance: 82.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Tehachapi via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, and Bakersfield Amtrak in around 6 h 30 min.

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
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to K-Mart/Mulberry St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to K-Mart/Mulberry St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Tehachapi, CA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Tehachapi
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Tehachapi
Estimated price
$340 - $470

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