There are 3 ways to get from Los Angeles to Lake Isabella by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 6 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 Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. 150

$2 - $3

2 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Newhall station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Clarita-Newhall, CA to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. 150

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Lake Isabella 154.6 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles station to Lake Isabella. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. via Bakersfield Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Lake Isabella is 109 miles. The road distance is 154.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Lake Isabella without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Los Angeles to Lake Isabella, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Lake Isabella bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Los Angeles to Lake Isabella bus services, operated by Kern Transit, arrive at Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Lake Isabella is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Los Angeles to Lake Isabella.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Lake Isabella. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Lake Isabella.
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  • Distance: 109.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Lake Isabella via Bakersfield Amtrak in around 5 h 6 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Newhall station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus 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 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 Santa Clarita-Newhall, CA to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org

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