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There are 5 ways to get from Ontario to Ridgecrest by bus, night bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway, bus, night bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Ontario, CA to Bakersfield, CA
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. 150
  3. Take the night bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. 227

$4 - $6

4 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Ontario, CA to Bakersfield, CA
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 100
  3. Take the bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. 230

$4 - $6

Bus, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from MetroLink/Sierra Hwy. to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. 250 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. 230

$19 - $34

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from Ontario Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. 150
  3. Take the night bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. 227

$4 - $6

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Ontario to Ridgecrest 127.8 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ontario to Ridgecrest is to Amtrak Thruway and bus and night bus which costs $4 - $6 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ontario to Ridgecrest is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ontario to Ridgecrest. However, there are services departing from Ontario, CA and arriving at Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave. via Bakersfield Amtrak and Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

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The distance between Ontario and Ridgecrest is 108 miles. The road distance is 127.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ontario to Ridgecrest without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus and night bus which takes 7 h 57 min and costs $4 - $6.

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Ontario to Ridgecrest, including transfers.

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Ontario to Ridgecrest bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Ontario, CA station.

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Ontario 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 Ontario to Ridgecrest is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Ontario to Ridgecrest.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Ridgecrest. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ontario to Ridgecrest.
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  • Distance: 108.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 57 min

What companies run services between Ontario, CA, USA and Ridgecrest, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Ontario to Ridgecrest via Bakersfield, CA, Bakersfield Amtrak, and Carl's Jr. - Inyo St. in around 8 h 27 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Ontario, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Mojave, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Ontario Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Night bus from Senior Center/Lake Isabella Blvd. to Ridgecrest City Hall/W California Ave.
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kerntransit.org
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Carl's Jr. - Inyo St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 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
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.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

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