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

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Train, bus  •  6 h 31 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 Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. 230

$16 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 52 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 Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. 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 costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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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 Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. via Greyhound/18th St. and Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Ridgecrest is 114 miles. The road distance is 153.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Ridgecrest without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 31 min and costs $16 - $27.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Los Angeles to Ridgecrest, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Ridgecrest bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles to Ridgecrest bus services, operated by Kern Transit, arrive at Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Ridgecrest is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Los Angeles to Ridgecrest.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Ridgecrest. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Ridgecrest.
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  • Distance: 113.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

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 52 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 Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave.
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave.
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
estransit.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.

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Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com

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