There are 10 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.

Recommended option

Fly Austin to Los Angeles  •  5 h 19 min

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

$147 - $612

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  33 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to San Antonio, TX
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles Matamoros-Tijuana Airport / ...

$110 - $199

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Fly Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  6 h 49 min

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

$144 - $610

Fly Austin to Long Beach  •  6 h 29 min

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

$127 - $610

Fly Austin to Burbank  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Burbank (BUR) AUS - BUR

$156 - $560

Bus to San Antonio, fly to Los Angeles  •  7 h 19 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, train  •  31 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9403 / ...
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$197 - $584

Bus Greyhound USA  •  31 h 34 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 - $358

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 22 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs $140 - $650.

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The distance between Austin and Los Angeles is 1972 km. The road distance is 2216 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Austin to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Lavaca/4th and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via Austin, Tx and San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 34 min.

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

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Austin to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Los Angeles via Speedway/44th, Austin, Tx, and San Antonio, Tx in around 31 h 34 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
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 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Austin to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Austin to Long Beach via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Austin to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Austin to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Burbank via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 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 Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Austin to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Austin to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Austin to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
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 Grand Ave and 2nd St W
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 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.

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 30 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
Megabus
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
$100 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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