How to get to Los Angeles, CA from San Francisco, CA

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Travel Information to Los Angeles, CA from San Francisco, CA

distanceDistance347 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, train or flight
priceTicket price range£33 - £54
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £33 • 7 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 347 miles by coach, train or flight to Los Angeles, CA from San Francisco, CA. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA.

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from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA

How to get to Los Angeles, CA from San Francisco, CA by train, bus, flight or ferry.

Our recommendation
train

The best way to travel from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Amtrak
09:468h49
Emeryville station, Emeryville, CA
18:35Union Station, Los Angeles, CA
£581One-way
1 change
Cheapest
FlixBus
23:307h30
San Francisco, CA
07:00Los Angeles, CA
£541One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Alaska Airlines
09:421h22
San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO)
11:04Burbank, CA (BUR)
£2481One-way
0 changes
Other options
Amtrak
09:468h49
Emeryville station, Emeryville, CA
18:35Union Station, Los Angeles, CA
£581One-way
1 change
Amtrak
07:468h49
Emeryville station, Emeryville, CA
16:35Union Station, Los Angeles, CA
£581One-way
1 change
Amtrak
07:468h49
Emeryville station, Emeryville, CA
16:35Union Station, Los Angeles, CA
£581One-way
1 change
FlixBus
23:308h10
San Francisco, CA
07:40Los Angeles, CA
£541One-way
0 changes
Greyhound
22:409h15
San Francisco, CA
07:55Los Angeles, CA
£581One-way
0 changes
Greyhound
06:009h05
San Francisco, CA
15:05Los Angeles, CA
£851One-way
0 changes
United
18:301h45
San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO)
20:15Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX)
£1211One-way
0 changes
Alaska Airlines
18:591h40
San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO)
20:39Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX)
£1451One-way
0 changes
Alaska Airlines
21:051h32
San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO)
22:37Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX)
£1451One-way
0 changes

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American Airlines, FlixBus and Amtrak will get you between San Francisco and Los Angeles at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    American Airlines is one of the leading airlines in the USA and the world; they offer Main Cabin, Business and First Class tickets for your travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

      FAQs: San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA

      FAQs: Travel to Los Angeles, CA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA: coach, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £33 compared to other travel options to Los Angeles, CA:

      Taking a coach costs £5 less than taking a flight, which costs on average £38 for the same trip.

      Taking a coach costs £22 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £54.

      The quickest way to travel to Los Angeles, CA from San Francisco, CA is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 16 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Coach takes on average 7 h 15 min.

      Taking a train requires on average 9 h 35 min of travel time.

      Los Angeles, CA is approximately 347 miles away from San Francisco, CA.

      The average frequency per day from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA is:

      • Around 4 coaches per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Los Angeles, CA from San Francisco, CA as scheduled services by coach, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA:

        The following travel companies offer services from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA:

        • Travel with FlixBus, Greyhound or OurBus for coaches to Los Angeles, CA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA tickets on Omio for £33.
        • Travel with Alaska Airlines, United, American Airlines, Sky West Airlines or Spirit Airlines for flights to Los Angeles, CA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alaska Airlines San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA tickets on Omio for £38.
        • Travel with Amtrak to go to Los Angeles, CA by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA tickets on Omio for £41.

        Yes, there are direct routes from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA with the following travel companies:

        • You can find 4 direct coaches per day to Los Angeles, CA with FlixBus or Greyhound.

        Direct services to Los Angeles, CA tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

        Looking to extend your trip from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA? Many Omio customers who go from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like San Diego, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Tijuana or Santa Barbara, CA. If you're looking to explore San Diego, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Tijuana or Santa Barbara, CA from Los Angeles, CA, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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