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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  •  9h 42m

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

$254 - $956

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Fly Hartford to Los Angeles  •  9h 10m

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

$192 - $554

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Train, train to Newark, fly to San Diego  •  11h 19m

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

$271 - $805

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to San Diego  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station 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

$274 - $706

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Los Angeles  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station 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

$252 - $893

Train, train to Newark, fly to Los Angeles  •  11h 34m

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

$259 - $852

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Long Beach  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station 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

$284 - $895

Train  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station

$411 - $1,248

Bus  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Los Angeles, Ca 1683

$278 - $730

Drive  •  46h

  1. Drive from Hartford to Los Angeles 2933.4 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to California is to fly which costs $190 - $600 and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to California is to fly which costs $190 - $600 and takes 9h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hartford station to California. However, there are services departing from Union Station, Hartford, CT and arriving at 5th / Los Angeles via New York, Ny and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23h.

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

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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 17h and costs $410 - $1,300.

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It takes approximately 9h 42m to get from Hartford to California, including transfers.

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Hartford to California bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, Hartford, CT.

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Hartford to California train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hartford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to California is to fly which takes 9h 42m and costs $250 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $410 - $1,300 and takes 2 days 17h, you could also bus, which costs $270 - $750 and takes 2 days 23h.

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  • Distance: 2475 miles
  • Duration: 9h 42m

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

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Hartford to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hartford to Los Angeles via Springfield Amtrak Station and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 17h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Austin
Ave. Duration
10h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Hartford to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
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 Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 27m
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
Ave. Duration
43h 10m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York, Ny to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 20h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700

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There is no direct flight from Hartford Airport to San Diego Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 43m and has one stopover.

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

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California is 3h behind Hartford. It is currently 4:11 AM in Hartford and 1:11 AM in California.

Hartford to California train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Hartford Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Hartford Airport is to line 30 bus which takes 26m and costs $1 - $4.

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