There are 6 ways to get from Big Sur to Los Angeles by taxi, train, bus, car or plane

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

Taxi, train  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Big Sur to Salinas Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$204 - $336

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Highway 1 / River Inn to Del Monte / Conference Center 22
  2. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...

$43 - $102

4 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Big Sur to Los Angeles 310 miles

$30 - $45

Bus to Monterey, fly to Los Angeles  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Highway 1 / River Inn to Del Monte Center / Gate 1
  2. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Los Angeles (LAX) MRY - LAX

$100 - $301

Bus to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Highway 1 / River Inn to Del Monte / Conference Center
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR

$110 - $364

Bus to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Highway 1 / River Inn to Del Monte / Conference Center
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR

$120 - $514

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Big Sur to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Big Sur to Los Angeles is to bus and fly which takes 5 h 48 min and costs $100 - $310.

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The distance between Big Sur and Los Angeles is 407 km. The road distance is 496 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 17 min to get from Big Sur to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Big Sur to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Highway 1 / River Inn and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via Tyler / Franklin and Salinas, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Big Sur, CA, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Big Sur to Los Angeles via Del Monte / Conference Center, Tyler / Franklin, Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7, and Salinas, Ca in around 10 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Monterey to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
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 - $370
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Highway 1 / River Inn to Del Monte / Conference Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Highway 1 / River Inn to Del Monte Center / Gate 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Other operators
Taxi from Big Sur to Salinas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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