There are 3 ways to get from Pasadena to Big Bear Lake by train, taxi, bus or car
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Train, taxi • 3 h 52 min
$132 - $165
Bus • 6 h 26 min
$18 - $42
1 alternative option
Drive • 1 h 44 min
$8 - $13
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Pasadena to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 44 min.
The quickest way to get from Pasadena to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 44 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Pasadena to Big Bear Lake. However, there are services departing from Los Robles / Union and arriving at Big Bear Blvd & Knickerbocker Rd via El Monte, Ca, E St & Court St and Sandalwood Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.
The distance between Pasadena and Big Bear Lake is 71 miles. The road distance is 90.6 miles.
The best way to get from Pasadena to Big Bear Lake without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $130 - $170.
It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Pasadena to Big Bear Lake, including transfers.
Pasadena to Big Bear Lake bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from El Monte, Ca station.
Pasadena to Big Bear Lake bus services, operated by Mountain Transit, arrive at Sandalwood Dr station.
Yes, the driving distance between Pasadena to Big Bear Lake is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Pasadena to Big Bear Lake.
There are 1132+ hotels available in Big Bear Lake. Prices start at $115 USD per night.
What companies run services between Pasadena, CA, USA and Big Bear Lake, CA, USA?
You can take a bus from Pasadena to Big Bear Lake via El Monte Station - Lower Level, El Monte, Ca, San Bernardino, Ca, E St & Court St, and Sandalwood Dr in around 6 h 26 min.
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino Depot station
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 42 min
- Estimated price
- $10 - $13
- Schedules at
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.
Bus from El Monte, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 10 min
- Estimated price
- $11 - $25
- $11 - $16
- $19 - $25
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