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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
  2. Take the bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center 230

$16 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound/18th St. to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. 150
  3. Take the bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center 227

$21 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Ridgecrest 153.5 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Ridgecrest is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Ridgecrest is to drive which takes 2 h 43 min and costs $15 - $22.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Ridgecrest is 182 km. The road distance is 246 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Los Angeles to Ridgecrest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Ridgecrest. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center via Greyhound/18th St. and Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Ridgecrest via Bakersfield, Ca, Greyhound/18th St., and Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. in around 6 h 48 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Kern Transit
Website
kerntransit.org
Bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Greyhound/18th St. to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Kern County Superior Court - Desert Sport Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
estransit.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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