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

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Train, bus  •  4 h 19 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

$14 - $19

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Bus  •  4 h 39 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 / ...

$2 - $3

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Tehachapi 116.3 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Tehachapi is to bus which costs $2 - $3 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Tehachapi is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles station to Tehachapi. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at K-Mart/Mulberry St. via Bakersfield Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Tehachapi is 76 miles. The road distance is 116.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Tehachapi without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $14 - $19.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Los Angeles to Tehachapi, including transfers.

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

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Los Angeles to Tehachapi bus services, operated by Kern Transit, arrive at K-Mart/Mulberry St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Tehachapi is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Los Angeles to Tehachapi.

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  • Distance: 76 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Tehachapi via Bakersfield Amtrak in around 4 h 39 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
Hourly
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

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 Bakersfield, CA to Tehachapi, CA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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