There are 10 ways to get from Hartford to California by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Hartford to San Diego  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to San Diego (SAN) BDL - SAN

$314 - $1,106

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Fly Hartford to Los Angeles  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Los Angeles (LAX) BDL - LAX

$198 - $562

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Train to Newark, fly to San Diego  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Diego (SAN) EWR - SAN

$205 - $654

Train to Newark, fly to Los Angeles  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Los Angeles (LAX) EWR - LAX

$199 - $709

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to San Diego  •  11 h 1 min

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

$272 - $704

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Los Angeles  •  11 h 15 min

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

$256 - $899

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Long Beach  •  11 h 42 min

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

$282 - $893

Train  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$400 - $1,230

Bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny 2015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca 1683

$278 - $742

Drive  •  46 h

  1. Drive from Hartford to Los Angeles 2933.4 miles

$280 - $420

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No, there is no direct bus from Hartford to California. However, there are services departing from Hartford, Ct and arriving at Main & 1st via New York, Ny and Main & 6th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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The distance between Hartford and California is 2475 miles. The road distance is 2933.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to California without a car is to train which takes 2 days 16 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 25 min to get from Hartford to California, including transfers.

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Hartford to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hartford, Ct station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to California is to fly which takes 9 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 16 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 23 h.

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There is no direct flight from Hartford Airport to San Diego Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Hartford to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angls Amtrak, Ca station.

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California is 3 h behind Hartford. It is currently 5:09 PM in Hartford and 2:09 PM in California.

Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to California is 2933 miles. It takes approximately 46 h to drive from Hartford to California.

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  • Distance: 2475 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 25 min

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and California, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Hartford to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hartford to Los Angeles via Springfield, Ma, Springfield Amtrak, and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Austin
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$60 - $110
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 10 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
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
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 Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Hartford Airport to San Diego Airport.

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