There are 9 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.

Recommended option

Fly Baton Rouge to San Diego  •  6 h 14 min

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

$261 - $977

Cheapest option

Bus to New Orleans, fly to Los Angeles  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
  2. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Los Angeles (LAX) MSY - LAX

$150 - $410

7 alternative options

Fly Baton Rouge to Santa Ana  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Santa Ana (SNA) BTR - SNA

$272 - $1,010

Bus to New Orleans, fly to San Diego  •  7 h 57 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

$183 - $652

Bus to New Orleans, fly to Oakland  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
  2. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Oakland (OAK) MSY - OAK

$221 - $610

Bus to New Orleans, fly to San Francisco  •  8 h 53 min

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

$218 - $658

Bus  •  38 h 18 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

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

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

American Airlines, United 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 18 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 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
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Baton Rouge to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Baton Rouge to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Baton Rouge to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Baton Rouge to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Baton Rouge to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New Orleans to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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
6 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Baton Rouge to California?

The distance between Baton Rouge and California is 2640 km. The road distance is 2919 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Baton Rouge to California?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Baton Rouge to California?

The quickest way to get from Baton Rouge to California is to fly which takes 6 h 14 min and costs $260 - $1,000.

Is there a direct bus between Baton Rouge and California?

No, there is no direct bus from Baton Rouge to California. However, there are services departing from Baton Rouge, La and arriving at 5th / Main via Houston, Tx, San Antonio, Tx and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 18 min.

How long does it take to get from Baton Rouge to California?

It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Baton Rouge to California, including transfers.