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There are 5 ways to get from Van Nuys to Fresno by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Tufesa  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Fernando, CA to Fresno, CA

$32 - $48

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Fresno, Ca 1420 / ...

$29 - $70

3 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Van Nuys, CA – Amtrak to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak 5902 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot San Joaquins

$30 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Van Nuys to Fresno 206.6 miles

$20 - $30

Fly  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fresno (FAT) LAX - FAT

$191 - $712

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The cheapest way to get from Van Nuys to Fresno is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Van Nuys to Fresno is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Van Nuys to Fresno. However, there are services departing from Van Nuys / Victory and arriving at Fresno, CA via San Fernando, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Van Nuys and Fresno is 193 miles. The road distance is 206.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Van Nuys to Fresno without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Van Nuys to Fresno, including transfers.

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Van Nuys to Fresno bus services, operated by Tufesa, depart from San Fernando, CA station.

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The best way to get from Van Nuys to Fresno is to bus which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $30 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $190 - $750 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Van Nuys to Fresno bus services, operated by Tufesa, arrive at Fresno, CA station.

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Map of how to get from Van Nuys to Fresno.
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  • Distance: 193.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Van Nuys, CA, USA and Fresno, CA, USA?

Tufesa operates a bus from Van Nuys to Fresno once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Van Nuys to Fresno every 3 hours.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Fernando, CA to Fresno, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Van Nuys, CA – Amtrak to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Van Nuys to Fresno is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Van Nuys to Fresno.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Fresno Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Fresno. Prices start at $58 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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