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There are 5 ways to get from Chula Vista to Los Angeles by bus, train, car, tram or plane

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Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Los Angeles Tijuana-Reynosa / ...

$42 - $62

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...

$20 - $48

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Pacific Surfliner

$32 - $78

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Chula Vista to Los Angeles 128.1 miles

$12 - $19

Tram, fly  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the tram from E Street Station to America Plaza Station
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) SAN - LAX

$104 - $346

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The cheapest way to get from Chula Vista to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chula Vista to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chula Vista to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from E St & 4th Av and arriving at Los Angeles via San Diego. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Chula Vista and Los Angeles is 119 miles. The road distance is 128.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chula Vista to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Chula Vista to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Chula Vista to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, depart from San Diego station.

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The best way to get from Chula Vista to Los Angeles is to bus which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $40 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $80 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Chula Vista to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound Mexico, arrive at Los Angeles station.

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Map of how to get from Chula Vista to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 119 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Chula Vista, CA, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Greyhound Mexico operates a bus from Chula Vista to Los Angeles 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chula Vista to Los Angeles every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Tram from E Street Station to America Plaza Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Chula Vista to Los Angeles is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Chula Vista to Los Angeles.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from San Diego Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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