There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Esalen Institute by plane, taxi, bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Monterey (MRY) LAX - MRY
  2. Take a taxi from Monterey to Esalen Institute

$244 - $470

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Barbara, CA to King City, CA
  3. Drive from King City, CA to Esalen Institute

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to King City, Ca 6766 / ...
  2. Drive from King City, Ca to Esalen Institute

$39 - $87

Train, bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from North County Transportation Ctr / Paso Robles to Infantry / Intrepid 85

$185 - $292

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Esalen Institute 293.8 miles

$28 - $45

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

There is no direct connection from Los Angeles to Esalen Institute. However, you can take the bus to LAX Terminal 3 Upper Level FlyAway Stop, take the walk to Los Angeles airport, fly to Monterey, then take the taxi to Esalen Institute. Alternatively, you can take the bus to King City, Ca then take the drive to Esalen Institute.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to King City, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from North County Transportation Ctr / Paso Robles to Infantry / Intrepid
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to King City, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Monterey to Esalen Institute
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 831-424-1234
Website
yellowcab1234.com
Sal's Salinas Taxi Co
Phone
+1 831-422-7276

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Los Angeles to Esalen Institute?

The distance between Los Angeles and Esalen Institute is 386 km. The road distance is 470 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Esalen Institute?

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Esalen Institute is to Amtrak Thruway and drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 10 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Los Angeles to Esalen Institute?

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Esalen Institute is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h 9 min and costs $240 - $470.

How long does it take to get from Los Angeles to Esalen Institute?

It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Los Angeles to Esalen Institute, including transfers.