There are 12 ways to get from Atlanta to Los Angeles 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.

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Fly to Los Angeles  •  6 h 44 min

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

$118 - $400

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Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) ATL - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St

$216 - $860

Fly to Burbank  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Burbank (BUR) ATL - BUR

$188 - $460

Fly to Santa Ana, train  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Santa Ana (SNA) ATL - SNA
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$156 - $646

Fly to Long Beach  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Long Beach (LGB) ATL - LGB

$188 - $458

Fly to San Diego, train  •  10 h 13 min

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

$164 - $780

Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Dallas, Tx 1547 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1437 / ...

$211 - $541

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans to San Antonio
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles

$203 - $317

Bus, train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La 1563 / ...
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Sunset Limited

$288 - $868

Bus, train via Birmingham, Al  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$315 - $956

Bus, train via Longview Amtrak  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Longview, Tx 1547 / ...
  2. Take the train from Longview Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$299 - $870

Drive  •  34 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Los Angeles 2186.6 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Atlanta and Los Angeles is 1944 miles. The road distance is 2186.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Atlanta to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Atlanta to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 6 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 41 min.

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Atlanta to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles is 3 h behind Atlanta. It is currently 6:03 AM in Atlanta and 3:03 AM in Los Angeles.

Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Los Angeles is 2187 miles. It takes approximately 34 h 8 min to drive from Atlanta to Los Angeles.

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  • Distance: 1944 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Delta, Spirit Airlines and four other airlines fly from Atlanta to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Los Angeles via Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Oakland
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 h 35 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 Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Longview Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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 Atlanta, Ga to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$260 - $340
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
megabus.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
30 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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