There are 6 ways to get from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes by train, plane, bus, night 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, fly  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) LAX - MMH

$136 - $413

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
  3. Take the bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Shilo Inn

$54 - $120

4 alternative options

Train, bus Mammoth Luxury Express Bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station
  3. Take the bus from Palmdale, CA to Mammoth Mountain, CA

$88 - $296

Train, bus via Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
  4. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot

$58 - $89

Bus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Barstow, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Barstow, CA to Mojave
  3. Take the bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
  4. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot

$68 - $111

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes 304.4 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes via San Bernardino Transit Center, Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, Sbx- E St @ Court Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca, Barstow, Ca, Barstow, CA, Mojave, Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy, and Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street in around 11 h 19 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Mammoth Luxury Express Bus
Website
mammothexpressbus.com
Bus from Palmdale, CA to Mammoth Mountain, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Schedules at
mammothexpressbus.com
ESTA
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
estransit.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Barstow, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Night bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Orange Belt Stages
Website
orangebelt.com
Bus from Barstow, CA to Mojave
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
orangebelt.com
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Shilo Inn
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Summer schedules at
Yarts

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes?

The distance between Riverside and Mammoth Lakes is 434 km. The road distance is 487 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes?

The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes?

The quickest way to get from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes is to train and fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $130 - $420.

Is there a direct bus between Riverside and Mammoth Lakes?

No, there is no direct bus from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes. However, there are services departing from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat and arriving at Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot via Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca, Barstow, CA, Mojave - Carl's Jr 44812 Sierra Hwy and Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes?

It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Riverside to Mammoth Lakes, including transfers.