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from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

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26 Oct
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Wed
27 Oct
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£184Greyhound
£186United
Fri
29 Oct
£198Amtrak
£214Greyhound
£156American Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£155Amtrak
£203Greyhound
£81Alaska Airlines
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1 Nov
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£74Alaska Airlines

Travel Information from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

distanceDistance2289 miles (3692 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£81 - £203
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £81 • 5 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £81 • 5 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnited, Greyhound or Amtrak

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 2289 miles (3692 km) between Washington, DC and Los Angeles. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £81. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are United, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Washington, DC to Los Angeles.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Washington, DC to Los Angeles?

You can travel to Los Angeles from Washington, DC 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Washington, DC to Los Angeles?

The cheapest way from Washington, DC to Los Angeles is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £81 compared to other travel options to Los Angeles:

A flight is about £121 less than a coach, which costs on average £203 for this trip.

A flight is about £115 less than a train, which costs on average £196 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Washington, DC to Los Angeles?

The quickest way to travel between Washington, DC and Los Angeles is by flight, which takes on average 5 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 67 h.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 66 h 55 min.

How far is Los Angeles from Washington, DC?

Los Angeles is approximately 2289 miles (3692 km) away from Washington, DC.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Washington, DC to Los Angeles?

The average frequency per day from Washington, DC to Los Angeles is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

Where do I depart from Washington, DC? Where do I arrive in Los Angeles?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Washington, DC to Los Angeles:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Washington, DC to Los Angeles?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Washington, DC to Los Angeles:

    • You can travel from Washington, DC to Los Angeles by flight with United. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £81 with United from Washington, DC to Los Angeles.
    • You can go to Los Angeles from Washington, DC by coach with Greyhound. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £203 with Greyhound from Washington, DC to Los Angeles on Omio.
    • You can travel by train from Washington, DC to Los Angeles with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Washington, DC to Los Angeles tickets for £196 on Omio.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Washington, DC to Los Angeles?
    Your journey from Washington, DC to Los Angeles doesn't have to end in Los Angeles. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you’d like to add Paris, Madrid or London to your Washington, DC to Los Angeles trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Los Angeles today!
    How early should I book tickets from Washington, DC to Los Angeles online for the best deals?

    Before travelling from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a plane ticket is on average £81 one way for this journey.
    • The price of a coach ticket is £203 one way on average for this trip.
    • The price of a train ticket is £196 one way on average for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Washington, DC to Los Angeles tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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