There are 8 ways to get from California to Memphis by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Oakland  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Memphis (MEM) OAK - MEM

$211 - $1,012

Cheapest option

Fly from Los Angeles  •  6 h 10 min

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

$148 - $390

6 alternative options

Fly from San Diego  •  7 h 50 min

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

$174 - $424

Bus  •  40 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Dallas, Tx 1454
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Memphis, Tn 1508 / ...

$176 - $465

Bus via American Way Transit Center  •  40 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Dallas, Tx 1454
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Memphis

$176 - $410

Train  •  2 days 5 h

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

$351 - $1,038

Train, bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Memphis, Tn 1138

$332 - $973

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 $140 - $390 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from California to Memphis is to fly which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from California to Memphis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from California to Memphis. However, there are services departing from Spring St and 1st St E and arriving at Memphis, Tn via El Monte, Ca and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 7 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 Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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

Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Oakland to Memphis every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Memphis via El Monte Station E, El Monte, Ca, and Dallas, Tx in around 40 h 7 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Memphis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Memphis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Memphis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Memphis via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Memphis
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Memphis
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Diego to Memphis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 h 27 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 Amtrak 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 Amtrak
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from El Monte, Ca to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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