There are 4 ways to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 9612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from E St & Court St to Sandalwood Dr 5

$117 - $161

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino Depot station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the bus from Metrolink Station to Sandalwood Dr 5

$17 - $31

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake 109.7 miles

$10 - $16

Fly, drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP
  2. Drive from Indio/Palm Springs to Big Bear Lake

$167 - $433

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The cheapest way to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Van Nuys and Big Bear Lake is 89 miles. The road distance is 109.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Van Nuys to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 37 min and costs $8 - $11.

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Map of how to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake.
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  • Distance: 88.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Van Nuys, CA, USA and Big Bear Lake, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake via Los Angeles, Ca, San Bernardino, Ca, E St & Court St, and Sandalwood Dr in around 4 h 43 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino Depot station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Mountain Transit
Phone
+1 909-878-5200
Website
mountaintransit.org
Bus from E St & Court St to Sandalwood Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
mountaintransit.org
Bus from Metrolink Station to Sandalwood Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
mountaintransit.org

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