There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to Chico 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento (SMF) LAX - SMF
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak

$106 - $300

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Chico, Ca 1446 / ...

$45 - $120

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Fly Burbank to Sacramento, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Sacramento (SMF) BUR - SMF
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak

$145 - $379

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Sacramento, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Sacramento (SMF) ONT - SMF
  3. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak

$185 - $416

Fly Long Beach to Sacramento, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Sacramento (SMF) LGB - SMF
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak

$126 - $308

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Sacramento, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Sacramento (SMF) SNA - SMF
  3. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak

$205 - $497

Fly Burbank to Oakland, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Martinez Amtrak to Chico Amtrak

$164 - $559

Bus Flixbus USA  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Sacramento FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chico Amtrak Coast Starlight

$90 - $260

Drive  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Chico 475.7 miles

$45 - $70

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Chico, Ca. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Chico Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 37 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Chico is 442 miles. The road distance is 475.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Chico without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Los Angeles to Chico, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Chico bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Chico is to bus which takes 11 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Sacramento Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Chico.
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  • Distance: 442.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Chico every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 11 h 5 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Chico once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $260 and the journey takes 15 h 37 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
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 Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 Martinez Amtrak to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Chico, Ca
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Chico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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Los Angeles to Chico train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chico Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Chico is 476 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to drive from Los Angeles to Chico.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Sacramento Airport.

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Book your Los Angeles to Chico bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Chico. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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