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There are 3 ways to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to San Bernardino Depot station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take a taxi from San Bernardino Depot station to Big Bear Lake

$132 - $166

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 13 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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The best way to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 2 min and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake is 110 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 1156+ hotels available in Big Bear Lake. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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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 2 min

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

There is no direct connection from Van Nuys to Big Bear Lake. However, you can take the train to L. A. Union Station station, take the train to San Bernardino Depot station, then take the taxi to Big Bear Lake. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Big Bear Lake.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
50 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
Other operators
Taxi from San Bernardino Depot station to Big Bear Lake
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
San Bernardino Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 909 884-1111
Website
sbycab.com

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