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There are 5 ways to get from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 9 bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Riverside-Downtown station
  2. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Perris Downtown station
  3. Take the line 9 bus from Perris Transit Center to Hwy 74 FS Conard 9

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 200 bus, line 208 bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 200 bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Vine St Layover 200
  2. Take the line 208 bus from Vine St Layover to Perris Transit Center 208 / ...

$4 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus, line 22 bus, line 9 bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to University @ Lemon Eb Ns 215 / ...
  2. Take the line 22 bus from East University + Lemon to Perris Transit Center 22 / ...
  3. Take the line 9 bus from Perris Transit Center to Hwy 74 NS Dexter 9

$4 - $9

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore 38.6 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore 38.6 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore is to taxi which costs $150 - $180 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore. However, there are services departing from San Bernardino Transit Center and arriving at Hwy 74 NS Dexter via Vine St Layover and Perris Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between San Bernardino and Lake Elsinore is 31 miles. The road distance is 38.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore without a car is to train and line 9 bus which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $8 - $13.

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore, including transfers.

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San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, depart from San Bernardino Transit Center station.

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San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, arrive at Perris Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore is 39 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Lake Elsinore. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore.
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  • Distance: 30.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

What companies run services between San Bernardino, CA, USA and Lake Elsinore, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore via Vine St Layover and Perris Transit Center in around 3 h 2 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Perris Downtown station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Perris Transit Center to Hwy 74 FS Conard
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Vine St Layover
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Vine St Layover to Perris Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Lemon + University
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from East University + Lemon to Perris Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Perris Transit Center to Hwy 74 NS Dexter
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to University @ Lemon Eb Ns
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Other operators
Taxi from San Bernardino to Lake Elsinore
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
San Bernardino Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 909 884-1111
Website
sbycab.com

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