Travel from Kentucky to California

Bus or fly from Kentucky to California?

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and 3 other airlines fly from Covington to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, LexTran operates a bus from Lexington-Fayette to Los Angeles 5 times a day. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 28 min. 5 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Kentucky to California

From Fourth at Madison - In bus to Covington airport, fly to San Diego airport, then line 992 bus to San Diego. 6 h 37 min $283. From Fourth at Madison - In bus to Covington airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, then bus to Los Angeles. 7 h 7 min $181. From Fourth at Madison - In bus to Covington airport, fly to San Jose airport, line 10 bus to Metroairport Station, then line 901 tram to San Jose. 7 h 15 min $405. From Fourth at Madison - In bus to Covington airport, fly to San Francisco airport, then BART to San Francisco. 7 h 22 min $248. From Eastland Drive @ Commercial line 17 bus to Lexington, KY, bus to Louisville, KY, bus to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, then train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. 2 days 6 h $661. From Eastland Drive @ Commercial line 17 bus to Lexington, KY, bus to Cincinnati, OH, bus to Columbus, OH, bus to 7th / Decatur, then line 18 bus to 5th / San Pedro. 2 days 8 h $265. From Lexington-Fayette drive to Middletown Station @ Target, line 31 bus to W Jefferson @ S 5th, line 18 bus to Dixie Garden Drive, taxi to Elizabethtown, KY, bus to Dallas, TX, bus to El Monte Station - Lower Level, then line 70 bus to 1st / Broadway. 2 days 8 h $432. From Lexington-Fayette drive to Los Angeles. 33 h 47 min $260.
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    Kentucky to California:

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      1 Fly to San Diego
      • One-Way approx: USD $232 - $364
      • Duration: 6 h 37 min
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      2 Fly to Los Angeles
      • One-Way approx: USD $118 - $412
      • Duration: 7 h 7 min
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      3 Fly to San Jose
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      • Duration: 7 h 15 min
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      4 Fly to San Francisco
      • One-Way approx: USD $118 - $660
      • Duration: 7 h 22 min
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