Travel from California to Florida

Train, bus or fly from California to Florida?

JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and five other airlines fly from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Jacksonville via El Monte, CA, Lamar @ Commerce - N - Ns, Downtown Dallas, and Atlanta, GA in around 2 days 11 h.

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How to get from California to Florida

ModeDurationPrice
From Broadway & 9th Av line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Fort Lauderdale airport, then line 01 bus to Fort Lauderdale.6 h 46 min$164
From Broadway & 9th Av line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Tampa airport, bus to Airport Rental Car Facility, then line 30 bus to Tampa.6 h 56 min$186
From Patsaouras Transit Plaza bus to Los Angeles airport, fly to Fort Lauderdale airport, then line 01 bus to Fort Lauderdale.7 h 2 min$191
From Broadway & 9th Av line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Orlando airport, line 111 bus to Sand Lake Road, then train to Orlando.6 h 50 min$168
From Broadway & 9th Av line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Miami airport, tram to Airport Station, then line 37 bus to Hialeah.7 h 7 min$228
From Patsaouras Transit Plaza bus to Los Angeles airport, fly to Tampa airport, bus to Airport Rental Car Facility, then line 30 bus to Tampa.7 h 21 min$263
From Broadway & Linden Se line 111 bus to Long Beach airport, fly to Fort Lauderdale airport, then line 01 bus to Fort Lauderdale.7 h 7 min$263
From Patsaouras Transit Plaza bus to Los Angeles airport, fly to Orlando airport, line 111 bus to Sand Lake Road, then train to Orlando.7 h 18 min$185
From Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak train to New Orleans, bus to Tallahassee, FL, then bus to Jacksonville, FL.2 days 9 h$597
From Spring St and 1st St E bus to El Monte, CA, bus to Lamar @ Commerce - N - Ns, line 011 bus to Downtown Dallas, Megabus to Atlanta, GA, then bus to Jacksonville, FL.2 days 11 h$247
From Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, train to Washington Union Station Amtrak, train to Stop ID 3569 Amtrak Station, then line 3 bus to Stop ID 5012 N. Main St. & E. 1st. St..3 days 5 h$1,025
From Los Angeles drive to Jacksonville.38 h 58 min$290

How long does it take to get from California to Florida?

It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from California to Florida, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between California and Florida?

No, there is no direct bus from California to Florida. However, there are services departing from Spring St and 1st St E and arriving at Jacksonville, FL via El Monte, CA, Lamar @ Commerce - N - Ns, Downtown Dallas and Atlanta, GA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

Operators from California to Florida

OperatorPhoneWebsite
San Diego Metro TransitSan Diego Metro Transit
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
DeltaDelta
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
Virgin AmericaVirgin America
Broward County TransitBroward County Transit
Hillsborough Area Regional TransitHillsborough Area Regional Transit
LAX FlyAwayLAX FlyAway
Alaska Airlines, Inc.Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Frontier AirlinesFrontier Airlines
Lynx Central Florida TransportLynx Central Florida Transport
SunRailSunRail
Miami Dade TransitMiami Dade Transit
Long Beach TransitLong Beach Transit
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Foothill TransitFoothill Transit
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Jacksonville TransportJacksonville Transport