There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to Chico by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus  •  11 h 5 min

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

$45 - $120

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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

Fly Los Angeles to Sacramento, train  •  6 h 57 min

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

$106 - $300

Fly Burbank to Sacramento, train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$145 - $379

Fly Long Beach to Sacramento, train  •  8 h 24 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 Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Sacramento, train  •  7 h 44 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 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

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Sacramento, train  •  8 h 44 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 Los Angeles to Reno, bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Reno (RNO) LAX - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Chico, Ca

$115 - $391

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Chico is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Chico is to fly and train which costs $140 - $380 and takes 6 h 56 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 bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Chico, Ca takes 11 h 5 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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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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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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
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 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 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Chico, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35

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