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There are 9 ways to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly Buffalo to Los Angeles  •  7 h 43 min

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

$132 - $502

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Fly Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  10 h 17 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

$245 - $909

Fly Buffalo to Burbank  •  9 h 54 min

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

$257 - $609

Fly Buffalo to Long Beach  •  11 h 8 min

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

$236 - $856

Fly Buffalo to Santa Ana, train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Santa Ana (SNA) BUF - SNA
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$266 - $946

Night bus to Toronto, fly to Los Angeles  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Los Angeles (LAX) YYZ - LAX

$183 - $549

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Transportation Center Southwest Chief

$385 - $1,141

Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Columbus, OH Buffalo
  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

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $130 - $500 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $130 - $500 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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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 Exchange Street Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, Chicago Union Station and Fullerton Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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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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The best way to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles without a car is to train which takes 2 days 8 h and costs $380 - $1,200.

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Buffalo, NY station.

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Buffalo to Los Angeles train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 7 h 43 min and costs $130 - $500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $380 - $1,200 and takes 2 days 8 h, you could also bus, which costs $230 - $650 and takes 2 days 11 h.

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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 43 min

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

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

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 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 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago Midway, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Baltimore, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Chicago Midway, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago Midway, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 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 to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
42 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
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

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $340
Flexible
$400 - $550

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 40 min.

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Buffalo to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angls Amtrak, Ca station.

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Los Angeles is 3 h behind Buffalo. It is currently 5:15 AM in Buffalo and 2:15 AM in Los Angeles.

Buffalo to Los Angeles train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fullerton Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Los Angeles is 2574 miles. It takes approximately 40 h 12 min to drive from Buffalo to Los Angeles.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Buffalo Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 2494+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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