There are 11 ways to get from Connecticut to California by train, plane, 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

Train to New York JFK, fly to San Diego  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to San Diego (SAN) JFK - SAN

$236 - $625

Cheapest option

Train to Newark, fly to Los Angeles  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Los Angeles (LAX) EWR - LAX

$218 - $770

9 alternative options

Train to New York JFK, fly to Los Angeles  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Los Angeles (LAX) JFK - LAX

$220 - $820

Train to New York JFK, fly to Long Beach  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Long Beach (LGB) JFK - LGB

$246 - $814

Train to Newark, fly to San Diego  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Diego (SAN) EWR - SAN

$224 - $715

Train to Newark, fly to San Francisco  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Francisco (SFO) EWR - SFO

$218 - $671

Train to Philadelphia, fly to San Diego  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Diego (SAN) PHL - SAN

$270 - $678

Train to Newark, fly to Santa Ana  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Santa Ana (SNA) EWR - SNA

$261 - $881

Train  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$460 - $1,401

Train, bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca 1683

$278 - $735

Drive  •  45 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bridgeport to Los Angeles 2882.7 miles

$280 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Connecticut to California is to drive which costs $280 - $410 and takes 45 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Connecticut to California is to train and fly which takes 8 h 48 min and costs $230 - $650.

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The distance between Connecticut and California is 3958 km. The road distance is 4612 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to get from Connecticut to California, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Connecticut to California. However, there are services departing from Bridgeport Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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

You can take a train from Bridgeport to Los Angeles via New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Covington
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Stamford Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 19 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700

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