You can get from New York City to Los Angeles by train, bus or flight.
To get from New York City to Los Angeles on 21 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||2440 miles (3935 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£39 - £219|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • £39 • 6 h 26 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £39 • 6 h 26 min|
|Popular travel companies||Greyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak|
Travel 2440 miles (3935 km) by coach, flight or train to Los Angeles from New York City. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £39. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Greyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from New York City to Los Angeles.
You can travel from New York City to Los Angeles 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.
The cheapest way from New York City to Los Angeles is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £39 compared to other travel options to Los Angeles:
A flight is £180 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from New York City to Los Angeles costing on average £219.
A flight journey is usually £155 less than a journey to Los Angeles by train, which costs on average £194 for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel between New York City and Los Angeles is by flight, which takes on average 6 h 26 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Los Angeles by coach can take on average 64 h 35 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 67 h 20 min of travel time.
The distance from New York City to Los Angeles is approximately 2440 miles (3935 km).
The average frequency per day from New York City to Los Angeles is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Los Angeles from New York City as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from New York City to Los Angeles:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from New York City to Los Angeles, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from New York City to Los Angeles with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Los Angeles tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.
When planning your trip to Los Angeles from New York City, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Los Angeles from New York City online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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