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

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Fly from Los Angeles, bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Paso (ELP) LAX - ELP
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$108 - $404

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Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  13h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM

$50 - $90

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Train to San Diego, fly, bus  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to El Paso (ELP) SAN - ELP
  3. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$160 - $462

Train, bus  •  16h 28m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Deming Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Deming, NM to Las Cruces, NM

$124 - $314

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to El Paso, Tx 1408 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal Gold / ...

$83 - $196

Drive  •  11h 55m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Las Cruces 764 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Las Cruces is to bus which costs $50 - $90 and takes 13h.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Las Cruces is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $410 and takes 6h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Las Cruces, NM. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Las Cruces is 677 miles. The road distance is 764 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Las Cruces without a car is to bus which takes 13h and costs $50 - $90.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Las Cruces bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, depart from Los Angeles station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to El Paso Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Los Angeles to Las Cruces bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Las Cruces, NM station.

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Las Cruces is 1h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 3:22 AM in Los Angeles and 4:22 AM in Las Cruces.

Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Las Cruces.
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  • Distance: 677.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 24m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Las Cruces, NM, USA?

EPLA Limo Express operates a bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 13h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from San Diego to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $6,000
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Diego to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from San Diego to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Deming Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Deming, NM to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
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 Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Las Cruces is 764 miles. It takes approximately 11h 55m to drive from Los Angeles to Las Cruces.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to El Paso Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Las Cruces. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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