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There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles to Miami by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Los Angeles to Miami  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Miami (MIA) LAX - MIA

$130 - $597

Cheapest option

Fly Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) LAX - FLL

$127 - $560

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Train to San Diego, fly to Miami  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Miami (MIA) SAN - MIA

$168 - $780

Fly Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) LGB - FLL

$176 - $621

Fly Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, train  •  11 h

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) LAX - PBI
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Miami

$161 - $625

Bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Miami, Fl

$264 - $678

Train, bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Miami, Fl 1262

$336 - $955

Train  •  3 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Miami Amtrak Station

$529 - $1,571

Drive  •  44 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Miami 2746.5 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Miami is to fly which costs $120 - $600 and takes 8 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Miami is to fly which costs $130 - $600 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Miami. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Nw 2 Av & Nw 2 St via San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx and Airport Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Miami. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Southbound via Chicago Union Station, Washington Union Station and Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 14 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Miami is 2349 miles. The road distance is 2746.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Miami without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 17 h and costs $260 - $700.

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It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to get from Los Angeles to Miami, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Miami bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles to Miami train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Miami is to fly which takes 6 h 50 min and costs $130 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $700 and takes 2 days 17 h, you could also train, which costs $500 - $1,600 and takes 3 days 14 h.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Miami.
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  • Distance: 2348.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 50 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Miami, FL, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Miami hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Miami via San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx, Miami, Fl, and Airport Station in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Miami Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$600 - $850
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$16 - $23
Smart
$12 - $17
Select
$36 - $42
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Houston, Tx to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
31 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
Bus from New Orleans, La to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 49 min.

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Los Angeles to Miami bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Miami, Fl station.

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Miami is 3 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 10:55 AM in Los Angeles and 1:55 PM in Miami.

Los Angeles to Miami train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Miami Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Miami is 2747 miles. It takes approximately 44 h 4 min to drive from Los Angeles to Miami.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Miami Airport.

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There are 1667+ hotels available in Miami. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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