Directions from Foster City to Los Angeles

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Recommended option

Bus, BART to Oakland, fly to Los Angeles  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Vintage Park Dr:#900 to Hayward BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Hayward to Coliseum
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) OAK - LAX

$59 - $214

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St to Los Angeles via Oakland / ...

$36 - $58

9 alternative options

Line 256 bus, Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Los Angeles  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 256 bus from Shell Blvd & E Hillsdale Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) SFO - LAX

$81 - $264

Bus to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Vintage Park Dr:#900 to Hayward BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$112 - $443

Line 256 bus, Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 256 bus from Shell Blvd & E Hillsdale Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR

$79 - $473

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR

$70 - $321

Fly San Francisco to Long Beach, tram  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Long Beach (LGB) SFO - LGB
  2. Take the tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$62 - $257

Bus Boltbus  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles Oakland-LA

$38 - $63

Caltrain, train  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$72 - $190

Caltrain, night bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6743 / ...

$42 - $100

Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Foster City to Los Angeles 373.3 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Foster City, CA, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Foster City to Los Angeles via Hayward BART Station, Hayward, Ca, San Jose, Ca, and San Jose, CA in around 10 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Foster City to Los Angeles via Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr, Hillsdale Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, and San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak in around 13 h 12 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Vintage Park Dr:#900 to Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Shell Blvd & E Hillsdale Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Foster City and Los Angeles is 533 km. The road distance is 597 km.

The cheapest way to get from Foster City to Los Angeles is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 10 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Foster City to Los Angeles is to bus and BART and fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs $55 - $220.

No, there is no direct bus from Foster City to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Vintage Park Dr:#900 and arriving at Los Angeles via Hayward, Ca and San Jose, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Foster City to Los Angeles, including transfers.