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There are 10 ways to get from California to Florida by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly San Diego to Orlando  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Orlando (MCO) SAN - MCO

$64 - $257

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Fly Los Angeles to Tampa  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Tampa (TPA) LAX - TPA

$37 - $292

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Fly Los Angeles to Orlando  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Orlando (MCO) LAX - MCO

$56 - $242

Fly San Diego to Miami  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Miami (MIA) SAN - MIA

$76 - $264

Fly Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) LAX - FLL

$46 - $263

Fly Los Angeles to Miami  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Miami (MIA) LAX - MIA

$83 - $419

Bus  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6

$254 - $378

Bus via San Antonio  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Tallahassee, Fl
  4. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl

$246 - $738

Train, bus, night bus  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Tallahassee, Fl
  3. Take the night bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl

$250 - $352

Drive  •  38h 21m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Jacksonville 2428.6 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from California to Florida is to fly which costs $55 - $250 and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from California to Florida is to fly which costs $75 - $270 and takes 6h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from California to Florida. However, there are services departing from 1st St & Main St and arriving at Beaver St. & Ocean St. via Los Angeles, Ca, Dallas, Tx, Peachtree St @ Decatur St, Atlanta, GA and JRTC Bay N. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9h.

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The distance between California and Florida is 2263 miles. The road distance is 2428.6 miles.

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The best way to get from California to Florida without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 9h and costs $250 - $380.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from California to Florida, including transfers.

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California to Florida bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from California to Florida is to fly which takes 6h 59m and costs $60 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $380 and takes 2 days 9h.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 50m.

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California to Florida bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6 station.

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Map of how to get from California to Florida.
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  • Distance: 2263.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 59m

What companies run services between California, USA and Florida, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and five other airlines fly from San Diego to Orlando every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Jacksonville via Palmetto St & S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, Ca, Dallas, Tx, Peachtree St @ Decatur St, Peachtree Center Ave @ Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA, Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6, and JRTC Bay N in around 2 days 9h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Orlando via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from San Diego to Orlando via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from San Diego to Miami
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from San Diego to Orlando via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from San Diego to Orlando via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from San Diego to Orlando via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from San Diego to Orlando via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from San Diego to Orlando via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Orlando via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $280
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
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 Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Premium
$480 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Seat
$410 - $600
Bus operators
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
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $200
Flexible
$200 - $290
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Houston, Tx to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
18h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from New Orleans, La to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Florida is 3h ahead of California. It is currently 10:00 AM in California and 1:00 PM in Florida.

Yes, the driving distance between California to Florida is 2429 miles. It takes approximately 38h 21m to drive from California to Florida.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Orlando Airport.

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The best way to get from California to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 13 min and costs $2 - $5.

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