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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.

Recommended option

Fly to Los Angeles  •  6h 53m

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

$112 - $392

11 alternative options

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  7h 44m

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

$206 - $860

Fly to Burbank  •  7h 26m

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

$188 - $460

Fly to Long Beach  •  10h 53m

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

$186 - $456

Fly to Santa Ana, train  •  9h 21m

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

$156 - $646

Fly to San Diego, train  •  10h 18m

  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

$164 - $780

Bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Dallas, Tx 1547 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1403 / ...

$211 - $541

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles

Bus, train  •  2 days 8h

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

$284 - $808

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

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

$315 - $956

Bus, train via Longview Amtrak Station  •  2 days 15h

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

$299 - $870

Drive  •  34h 8m

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Los Angeles 2186.6 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $110 - $400 and takes 6h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $110 - $400 and takes 6h 53m.

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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 0h.

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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 0h and costs $210 - $550.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m 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 6h 53m and costs $110 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $550 and takes 2 days 0h.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 50m.

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

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 1944 miles
  • Duration: 6h 53m

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 0h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Kansas City, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Nashville, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via San Antonio, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Dallas, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via New Orleans, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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 Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
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
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
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
Ave. Duration
46h 35m
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 Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
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 Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
47h 7m
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 1st St and Broadway W
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
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
18h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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Los Angeles is 3h behind Atlanta. It is currently 11:02 AM in Atlanta and 8:02 AM in Los Angeles.

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

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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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Book your Atlanta to Los Angeles bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 2635+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17m and costs $3.

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