There are 9 ways to get from Austin 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 Austin to Los Angeles  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Los Angeles (LAX) AUS - LAX

$147 - $612

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Fly Austin to Long Beach  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Long Beach (LGB) AUS - LGB

$127 - $610

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Fly Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  6 h 38 min

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

$144 - $610

Fly Austin to Santa Ana, train  •  7 h 36 min

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

$165 - $698

Bus to San Antonio, fly to Los Angeles  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAT - LAX

$183 - $452

Bus Greyhound USA  •  30 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1419

$135 - $352

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  34 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin to San Antonio Turimex Internacional
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles Matamoros-Tijuana Airport / ...

$127 - $216

Train  •  37 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$190 - $600

Drive  •  22 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Los Angeles 1385.2 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Austin Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 37 h 5 min.

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The distance between Austin and Los Angeles is 1232 miles. The road distance is 1385.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Austin to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Austin to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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Austin to Los Angeles train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Austin Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 5 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 37 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Austin 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 Austin to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 1232.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Austin to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Los Angeles via San Antonio, Tx in around 30 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles via El Paso
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Austin to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Austin to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Austin to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Austin to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Austin to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Austin to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Austin to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Austin to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Austin to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $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 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 Austin Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $480
Business Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,000
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 Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Austin to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$14 - $21
Ejecutivo
$14 - $16
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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Los Angeles is 2 h behind Austin. It is currently 7:53 PM in Austin and 5:53 PM in Los Angeles.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Los Angeles is 1385 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 51 min to drive from Austin to Los Angeles.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Austin Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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

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There are 2548+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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