There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Los Angeles by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Los Angeles  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Los Angeles (LAX) HOU - LAX

$139 - $962

Cheapest option

Fly Houston to Los Angeles  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Los Angeles (LAX) IAH - LAX

$99 - $614

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Santa Ana, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Santa Ana (SNA) HOU - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station

$171 - $1,016

Fly Houston to Santa Ana, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Santa Ana (SNA) IAH - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station

$141 - $968

Bus Greyhound USA  •  32 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 9095 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1419

$144 - $377

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  35 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles Matamoros-Tijuana Airport / ...

$120 - $210

Train  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Sunset Limited

$200 - $650

Drive  •  24 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Los Angeles 1554.3 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $95 - $650 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $130 - $1,000.

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The distance between Houston and Los Angeles is 2207 km. The road distance is 2487 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Houston to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Houston Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 36 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Houston to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Los Angeles via San Antonio, Tx in around 32 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Los Angeles via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Los Angeles via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Santa Ana via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Los Angeles via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Los Angeles via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Houston to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $650
Room
$750 - $1,100
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
30 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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