How to get to Los Angeles, CA from Washington, DC

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Travel Information from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA

distanceDistance2289 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£93 - £250
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £93 • 61 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £102 • 5 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 2289 miles between Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA.

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from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA

How to get to Los Angeles, CA from Washington, DC by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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

Greyhound
12:0065h00
Washington, DC
05:00Los Angeles, CA
£1771One-way
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Greyhound
12:0065h00
Washington, DC
05:00Los Angeles, CA
£1771One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Greyhound
12:0065h00
Washington, DC
05:00Los Angeles, CA
£1771One-way
0 changes
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Greyhound
13:0573h15
Washington, DC
14:20Los Angeles, CA
£3111One-way
0 changes

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Find the best journey from Washington to Los Angeles with American Airlines, Amtrak and Greyhound. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Amtrak is the main travel provider in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak travel running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by travel across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next travel journey from Washington to Los Angeles.

    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 to Los Angeles from Washington.

        FAQs: Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA.
        FAQs

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

        The cheapest way to travel to Los Angeles, CA from Washington, DC is a coach with an average price of £93.

        This is compared to other travel options from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA:

        A coach is £9 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA costing on average £102.

        Taking a coach costs £157 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £250.

        The fastest way from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA is by flight with an average journey time of 5 h 35 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Los Angeles, CA that take longer:

        Coach takes on average 61 h 40 min.

        Train takes 66 h 55 min on average.

        Los Angeles, CA is approximately 2289 miles away from Washington, DC.

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

        • 1 train per day.

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA:

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

          • You can take a coach from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA with Greyhound or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for £93 with FlixBus from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA.
          • You can travel by plane from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA with United, Alaska Airlines or American Airlines, and you can find American Airlines Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA tickets for £102 on Omio.
          • You can travel by train from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA tickets for £250 on Omio.

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

          • You'll find direct coaches with.
          • You can take a direct flight with United or Alaska Airlines.
          • You can take a direct train with.

          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 trip.

          Omio customers who travel from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA often also extend their holiday to go to San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Tijuana or Santa Barbara, CA. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Los Angeles, CA and these popular destinations at a great price.

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