There are 9 ways to get from Buffalo 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 Buffalo to Los Angeles  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Los Angeles (LAX) BUF - LAX

$144 - $524

Cheapest option

Bus to Cleveland, fly to Los Angeles  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Los Angeles (LAX) CLE - LAX

$136 - $500

7 alternative options

Fly Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  9 h 54 min

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

$191 - $723

Fly Buffalo to Burbank  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Burbank (BUR) BUF - BUR

$263 - $623

Fly Buffalo to Long Beach  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Long Beach (LGB) BUF - LGB

$242 - $870

Fly Buffalo to Santa Ana, train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Santa Ana (SNA) BUF - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station

$258 - $931

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$364 - $1,118

Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Columbus, OH Buffalo, NY-Cinncinati, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca 1683

$232 - $636

Drive  •  40 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Los Angeles 2573.8 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $140 - $550 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $140 - $550 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Los Angeles is 2206 miles. The road distance is 2573.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, NY and arriving at Los Angls Amtrak, Ca via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Los Angeles station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles without a car is to train which takes 2 days 8 h and costs $360 - $1,200.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 2206.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and four other airlines fly from Buffalo to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Buffalo, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago Midway, Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Baltimore, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Baltimore, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Chicago Midway, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
12 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $340
Flexible
$400 - $550

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