San Bernardino travel guide

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You're Going to Love San Bernardino

With a population of 209,924, San Bernardino is a must-see destination in California, United States.

Where to Eat in San Bernardino

If you’re looking for affordable options, Black Angus Steakhouse - San Bernardino (290 E. Hospitality Lane) and BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - San Bernadino (1045 Harriman Pl) are great picks.

When to visit San Bernardino

San Bernardino in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 178
1 night at 3-star hotel
San Bernardino in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 178
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to San Bernardino in July, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 36 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 4 °C, with an average temperature of 11 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in February, when precipitation is around 83 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in San Bernardino, with an average rainfall of 1 mm.

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How to Get to San Bernardino


When flying to San Bernardino, you’ll arrive at San Bernardino Int (SBD), which is located 3 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to San Bernardino from Canada departs from Edmonton and takes around 3h 25m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to San Bernardino. The train journey from San Bernardino to Burbank takes 0h 27m and costs around C$ 15 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Fullerton, expect to pay about C$ 19 for a 0h 36m trip. The train station in San Bernardino is called San Bernardino, and is located 1.2 miles from the city centre.


Another option to get to San Bernardino is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 59 miles from San Bernardino. You’ll find branches of Turo and Fox, among others, in Los Angeles.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to San Bernardino, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Amtrak. From Ontario, the bus ride to San Bernardino takes 40 miles and will cost you around C$ 27. From Santa Ana, the ticket costs about C$ 25 for a journey of 60 miles. The most popular bus station is San Bernardino 596 N G St, located 0.6 miles from downtown San Bernardino. San Bernardino Transit Center is also a commonly used station, and is 0.6 miles from the city centre.

Airports near San Bernardino

Airlines serving San Bernardino

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British Airways
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Air Canada
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Alaska Airlines
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Where to stay in San Bernardino

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Bernardino and Hampton Inn & Suites San Bernardino.

Where to stay in popular areas of San Bernardino

Most booked hotels in San Bernardino

Ayres Hotel Redlands
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 170+
Hilton Garden Inn San Bernardino
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 192+
Dynasty Suites Redlands
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 141+
DoubleTree by Hilton San Bernardino
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 212+
Comfort Suites Redlands
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 185+
Hospitality Inn
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
C$ 168+
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Renting a car in San Bernardino

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 59% more expensive than at Los Angeles.

Expect to pay C$ 1.37 per litre in San Bernardino (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.44 and C$ 21.91. The most frequently booked car type in San Bernardino is Full-size (Ford Mustang Convertible or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Buick Encore or similar) are, on average, 65% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.