There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Calipatria by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Centro, Ca 9612

$92 - $149

5 alternative options

Bus via El Monte, Ca  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to El Centro, Ca 9614 / ...

$93 - $152

Train, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from El Cajon to El Centro, Ca 9610 / ...

$117 - $200

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Calipatria 204.1 miles

$20 - $29

Fly to El Centro  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Centro (IPL) LAX - IPL

$96 - $198

Fly to Indio/Palm Springs, drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) LAX - PSP
  2. Drive from Indio/Palm Springs to Calipatria

$165 - $432

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Calipatria is to drive which costs $20 - $29 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Calipatria is to fly which costs $95 - $200 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Calipatria is 171 miles. The road distance is 204.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Calipatria without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 38 min and costs $90 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Los Angeles to Calipatria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Calipatria is to bus which takes 5 h 38 min and costs $90 - $150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $95 - $200 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to El Centro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Calipatria is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Los Angeles to Calipatria.

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Mokulele offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to El Centro Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Calipatria. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Calipatria.
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  • Distance: 170.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Calipatria hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, Mokulele flies from Los Angeles to Calipatria 3 times a day.

Airlines
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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 Los Angeles, Ca to El Centro, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from El Monte, Ca to El Centro, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from El Cajon to El Centro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from El Cajon to El Centro, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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