There are 3 ways to get from Riverside to Lake Havasu City by train, taxi, bus 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

Train, taxi  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside Amtrak to Needles Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take a taxi from Needles Amtrak to Lake Havasu City

$258 - $379

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from SB Transit Center to Lorene-7th Dock 9 15
  2. Take the bus from Lorene-7th Dock 9 to G St FS Quinn 200
  3. Take a taxi from G St FS Quinn to Lake Havasu City

$226 - $279

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Lake Havasu City 269.4 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Lake Havasu City, AZ, USA?

There is no direct connection from Riverside to Lake Havasu City. However, you can take the train to Needles Amtrak then take the taxi to Lake Havasu City. Alternatively, you can take the bus to San Bernardino Transit Center, take the walk to SB Transit Center, take the bus to Lorene-7th Dock 9, take the bus to G St FS Quinn, then take the taxi to Lake Havasu City.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Riverside Amtrak to Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Victor Valley Transit Authority
Phone
(760) 948-3030
Email
Info@VVTA.org
Website
vvta.org
Bus from SB Transit Center to Lorene-7th Dock 9
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
vvta.org
Bus from Lorene-7th Dock 9 to G St FS Quinn
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
vvta.org
Other operators
Taxi from Needles Amtrak to Lake Havasu City
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Riverside to Lake Havasu City?

The distance between Riverside and Lake Havasu City is 289 km. The road distance is 431 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Riverside to Lake Havasu City?

The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Lake Havasu City is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Riverside to Lake Havasu City?

The quickest way to get from Riverside to Lake Havasu City is to drive which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $26 - $40.

How long does it take to get from Riverside to Lake Havasu City?

It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Riverside to Lake Havasu City, including transfers.