There are 5 ways to get from Baton Rouge to California 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 from Baton Rouge  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to San Diego (SAN) BTR - SAN

$262 - $977

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Bus  •  38 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca

$176 - $457

3 alternative options

Bus to New Orleans, fly  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
  2. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to San Diego (SAN) MSY - SAN

$177 - $652

Bus, train  •  45 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La 1563 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Sunset Limited

$242 - $726

Drive  •  29 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Baton Rouge to Los Angeles 1824.5 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Baton Rouge to California is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 29 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baton Rouge to California is to fly which costs $260 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Baton Rouge and California is 1650 miles. The road distance is 1824.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Baton Rouge to California, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baton Rouge to California. However, there are services departing from Baton Rouge, La and arriving at 5th / Wall via Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 19 min.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Baton Rouge Airport to San Diego Airport.

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Baton Rouge to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Baton Rouge to California.
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  • Distance: 1649.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Baton Rouge, LA, USA and California, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Baton Rouge to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baton Rouge to Los Angeles via Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, Los Angeles, Ca, and 7th / Decatur in around 38 h 19 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lafayette Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 11 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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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