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There are 3 ways to get from Santa Monica to Mammoth Mountain by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Van Nuys, CA - Park and Ride to Mammoth Mountain, CA

$151 - $359

Cheapest option

Bus, fly  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Wilshire Eb & 14Th Ns to Wilshire Eb & Veteran Ns
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) LAX - MMH

$139 - $422

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Mammoth Mountain 314.9 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Mammoth Mountain is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Mammoth Mountain is to bus and fly which costs $130 - $430 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Mammoth Mountain is 253 miles. The road distance is 314.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Mammoth Mountain without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 22 min and costs $150 - $360.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Santa Monica to Mammoth Mountain, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Mammoth Mountain is 315 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to drive from Santa Monica to Mammoth Mountain.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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There are 971+ hotels available in Mammoth Mountain. Prices start at $108 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Mammoth Mountain.
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  • Distance: 252.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Santa Monica, CA, USA and Mammoth Mountain, CA, USA?

Mammoth Luxury Express Bus operates a bus from Santa Monica to Mammoth Mountain once a week. Tickets cost $60 - $250 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Bus operators
Mammoth Luxury Express Bus
Website
mammothexpressbus.com
Bus from Van Nuys, CA - Park and Ride to Mammoth Mountain, CA
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Schedules at
mammothexpressbus.com
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Wilshire Eb & 14Th Ns to Wilshire Eb & Veteran Ns
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Wilshire / 14th to Wilshire / Veteran
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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