There are 8 ways to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Los Angeles by plane, bus, tram, train, night bus 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 Monterey to Los Angeles  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Los Angeles (LAX) MRY - LAX

$94 - $292

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...

$39 - $114

6 alternative options

Line 24 bus to San Jose, fly to Los Angeles  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from 6th / Mission Street to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX) SJC - LAX

$118 - $310

Line 24 bus to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from 6th / Mission Street to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR

$107 - $369

Line 24 bus to San Jose, fly to Long Beach, line 191 bus, tram  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from 6th / Mission Street to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Long Beach (LGB) SJC - LGB
  3. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo & Lakewood Nw to Del Amo Station Bay 2
  4. Take the tram from Del Amo Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$98 - $318

Train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$126 - $244

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the night bus from Salinas Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Los Angeles 325.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $90 - $300 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Carmel-by-the-Sea and Los Angeles is 272 miles. The road distance is 325.9 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from 6th / Mission Street and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler and Salinas, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Los Angeles every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Los Angeles once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 9 h 12 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Monterey to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from 6th / Mission Street to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo & Lakewood Nw to Del Amo Station Bay 2
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Greyhound USA
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 Salinas, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Salinas Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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