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There are 2 ways to get from Los Angeles to Big Bear Lake by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino Depot station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take a taxi from San Bernardino Depot station to Big Bear Lake

$130 - $163

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Big Bear Lake 99.5 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Big Bear Lake is 78 miles. The road distance is 99.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Big Bear Lake without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 39 min and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Los Angeles to Big Bear Lake, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Big Bear Lake is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Los Angeles to Big Bear Lake.

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There are 1141+ hotels available in Big Bear Lake. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Big Bear Lake.
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  • Distance: 77.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Big Bear Lake, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Los Angeles to Big Bear Lake. However, you can take the train to San Bernardino Depot station then take the taxi to Big Bear Lake. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Big Bear Lake.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino Depot station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Other operators
Taxi from San Bernardino Depot station to Big Bear Lake
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
San Bernardino Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 909 884-1111
Website
sbycab.com

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