There are 12 ways to get from Atlanta to California by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to San Diego  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to San Diego (SAN) ATL - SAN

$134 - $706

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Dallas, TX 1525 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, TX to Los Angeles 1454

$106 - $532

10 alternative options

Fly to Oakland  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Oakland (OAK) ATL - OAK

$192 - $814

Fly to Los Angeles  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Los Angeles (LAX) ATL - LAX

$120 - $402

Fly to San Jose  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to San Jose (SJC) ATL - SJC

$206 - $956

Fly to San Francisco  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to San Francisco (SFO) ATL - SFO

$118 - $662

Fly to Santa Ana  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Santa Ana (SNA) ATL - SNA

$154 - $638

Fly to Sacramento  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Sacramento (SMF) ATL - SMF

$224 - $904

Bus, train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Sunset Limited

$279 - $808

Bus, train via Birmingham Amtrak  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$311 - $936

Bus, train via Marshall Amtrak  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Marshall, TX 1547
  2. Take the train from Marshall Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$294 - $857

Drive  •  34 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Los Angeles 2186.6 miles

$210 - $310

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and California, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Atlanta to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Los Angeles via Dallas, TX and 7th / Decatur in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego
Avg. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Denver
Avg. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Avg. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Phoenix
Avg. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via St. Louis
Avg. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via San Antonio
Avg. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland
Avg. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland via Denver
Avg. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland via Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland via Phoenix
Avg. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt
Avg. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland via Los Angeles
Avg. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Avg. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose via St. Louis
Avg. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose via Denver
Avg. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose via San Diego
Avg. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose via Los Angeles
Avg. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose via Phoenix
Avg. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco via St. Louis
Avg. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco via Denver
Avg. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Dallas
Avg. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Denver
Avg. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt
Avg. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Sacramento via Denver
Avg. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego
Avg. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland
Avg. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland via Los Angeles
Avg. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Avg. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Avg. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose
Avg. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose via Los Angeles
Avg. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco
Avg. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Avg. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana
Avg. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Avg. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Sacramento
Avg. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Atlanta to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Avg. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Phoenix
Avg. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Oakland via Phoenix
Avg. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Avg. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Avg. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose via Denver
Avg. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco
Avg. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco via Denver
Avg. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Houston
Avg. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Sacramento via San Francisco
Avg. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Avg. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose
Avg. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to San Jose via Covington
Avg. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco
Avg. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Avg. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
46 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Avg. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Marshall Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
47 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Dallas, TX
Avg. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Dallas, TX to Los Angeles
Avg. Duration
31 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Marshall, TX
Avg. Duration
14 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Avg. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Atlanta to California?

The distance between Atlanta and California is 3122 km. The road distance is 3499 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Atlanta to California?

The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to California is to fly which costs $170 and takes 7 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Atlanta to California?

The quickest way to get from Atlanta to California is to fly which takes 6 h 33 min and costs $270.

Is there a direct bus between Atlanta and California?

No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to California. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, GA and arriving at 5th / San Pedro via Dallas, TX and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

How long does it take to get from Atlanta to California?

It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Atlanta to California, including transfers.