There are 8 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 to Los Angeles  •  7 h 48 min

  1. BUF - LAX

$146 - $527

7 alternative options

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. BUF - ONT

$191 - $723

Fly to Burbank  •  9 h 52 min

  1. BUF - BUR

$264 - $626

Fly to Long Beach  •  10 h 14 min

  1. BUF - LGB

$244 - $872

Fly to Santa Ana, train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. BUF - SNA

$258 - $932

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Lake Shore Limited
  2. Southwest Chief

$364 - $1,119

Bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Schedules 0010 and 0011
  2. 1683

$233 - $639

Drive  •  40 h 12 min

  1. 2573.8 miles

$250 - $370

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

JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines 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 Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago Midway, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago Midway, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago Midway, San Jose
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Las Vegas, San Jose
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Chicago Midway, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago Midway, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Detroit, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Philadelphia, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Reagan Washington, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $440
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Santa Ana via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Burbank via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Long Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 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 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 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 Grand Ave and 2nd St W
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Buffalo and Los Angeles is 3530 km. The road distance is 4118 km.

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $140 - $550 and takes 7 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 7 h 48 min and costs $140 - $550.

No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Los Angeles. 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.

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 12 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Buffalo to Los Angeles, including transfers.