There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Escondido by train, tram, bus, 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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Train, tram  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center Sprinter

$15 - $61

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Bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca 9465
  2. Take the bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Escondido Transit Center 235 / ...

$20 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Escondido 104.2 miles

$10 - $15

Fly, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  2. Take the bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Escondido Transit Center

$113 - $356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Escondido is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Escondido is to drive which takes 1 h 49 min and costs $10 - $15.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Escondido is 149 km. The road distance is 167 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Los Angeles to Escondido, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Escondido. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Escondido Transit Center via Broadway & 1st Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Escondido via San Diego, Ca and Broadway & 1st Av in around 3 h 53 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Oceanside Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Tram from Oceanside Transit Center to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com

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