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There are 7 ways to get from California to Memphis by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Los Angeles  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Memphis (MEM) LAX - MEM

$151 - $378

6 alternative options

Fly from San Diego  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Memphis (MEM) SAN - MEM

$174 - $424

Fly from Long Beach  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Memphis (MEM) LGB - MEM

$183 - $703

Bus  •  41 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx 1408 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Memphis, Tn 1508 / ...

$177 - $462

Train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Memphis Central Station City Of New Orleans

$351 - $1,038

Train, bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from St. Louis to Memphis, TN via St Louis

$327 - $931

Drive  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Memphis 1803.4 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from California to Memphis is to fly which costs $150 - $380 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from California to Memphis is to fly which costs $150 - $380 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from California to Memphis. However, there are services departing from Grand / 2nd and arriving at Memphis, Tn via Los Angeles, Ca and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from California station to Memphis station. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Memphis Central Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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The distance between California and Memphis is 1613 miles. The road distance is 1803.4 miles.

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The best way to get from California to Memphis without a car is to bus which takes 41 h 1 min and costs $170 - $470.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from California to Memphis, including transfers.

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

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California to Memphis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from California to Memphis is to fly which takes 6 h 57 min and costs $150 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $470 and takes 41 h 1 min, you could also train, which costs $350 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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Map of how to get from California to Memphis.
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  • Distance: 1613.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between California, USA and Memphis, TN, USA?

Allegiant Air, Delta and three other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Memphis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Memphis via 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, and Dallas, Tx in around 41 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Long Beach to Memphis via Las Vegas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Long Beach to Memphis via Las Vegas, Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Long Beach to Memphis via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Long Beach to Memphis via Denver, Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Long Beach to Memphis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Long Beach to Memphis via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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 Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Once 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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Memphis Central Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
29 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Memphis Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 36 min.

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California to Memphis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Memphis, Tn station.

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Memphis is 2 h ahead of California. It is currently 9:31 AM in California and 11:31 AM in Memphis.

California to Memphis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Memphis Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between California to Memphis is 1803 miles. It takes approximately 27 h 47 min to drive from California to Memphis.

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Allegiant Air, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Memphis Airport.

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Book your California to Memphis train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 196+ hotels available in Memphis. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from California to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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