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

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

Bus  •  4 h 49 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 53 min

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

$16 - $70

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 19 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

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 49 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
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Bernardino Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$6 - $10
Flexi Coach Seat
$11 - $17
Business Coach Seat
$14 - $20
Room
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake?

The distance between Van Nuys and Big Bear Lake is 142 km. The road distance is 176 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake?

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

How long does it take to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake?

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake, including transfers.