Los Angeles to ONT Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $15
Fastest Way Train — 38min
Eco-Friendly Way Train — 7 lb CO2
Available Modes 5 modes — train, bus, by car, rideshare and shuttle
Distance 37 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Lyft, Uber
Train
$25 · 38min · 9 lb of CO2
LAX to ONA
+4 more options
Bus
$16 · 1h 29min · 9 lb of CO2
Los Angeles to Ontario
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Drive
$5 · 55min · 11 lb of CO2
Los Angeles to ONT

Drive from Los Angeles airport

It's 37 miles between Los Angeles to ONT. On a typical day, it might take between 55min and 57min from Los Angeles to ONT under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 0min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to ONT by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $4.

Rideshare
$36 · 1h 13min · 13 lb of CO2
Los Angeles to ONT

Los Angeles airport rideshare

Rideshare is available at ONT Ontario Intl. Lyft and Uber will pick you up at Los Angeles and take you all the way to ONT. There are multiple options available. Unlike a shuttle at Los Angeles, these rideshares generally have a lower price per traveler and some airports have additional airport fees.
Shuttle
$72 · 1h 13min · 13 lb of CO2
Los Angeles to ONT

What is the best way to travel from Los Angeles to ONT?

The are 11 different ways across 5 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Los Angeles to ONT. The fastest way out of East Los Angeles towards Ontario is by bus, as it is the quickest to the ONT area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $14. Amtrak operates from Los Angeles to ONT, so you book your trip with them! Rideshares are always on demand but are subject to surge pricing. Book when you need them!

When to book trip from Los Angeles to ONT?

The trip to ONT is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Los Angeles. The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to ONT is $15 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 22 minutes with the bus. Need help getting to the airport from Los Angeles? Short trips to the airport do not usually require advance booking. Rideshares are generally ready for pickup when you are. If you need additionally transportation options, then you'll need at least 72 hours at the shortest to book other types of short airport connections, including shuttles, private vans, limousines, or private transfers to ONT. You're in luck because Lyft or Uber are available at ONT. They are usually available on demand and should be available within 15 minutes of ordering.

Is the train or the bus better from Los Angeles to ONT Ontario?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Los Angeles to ONT. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to ONT is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Los Angeles/ONT buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Los Angeles is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Los Angeles CA and ONT during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Los Angeles to ONT? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of ONT traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to ONT is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Los Angeles to ONT?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Los Angeles to ONT is by bus. The bus costs $15 roughly and will take 1 hour 22 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Los Angeles to ONT?

Amtrak costs about $26 between Los Angeles and ONT. In total, the train will take roughly 46 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at LAX Los Angeles Union Station, which is 1 miles from Los Angeles. Further, once you arrive at ONA Ontario Amtrak or you will still have 3 miles to ONT.

How long does it take from Los Angeles to ONT by car?

The total distance between Los Angeles and ONT is 37 miles and will take you about 55 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $5.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Los Angeles to ONT
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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