There are 11 ways to get from Los Angeles to Los Gatos by plane, tram, bus, train, night 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 San Jose, line 902 tram, line 48 bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Metro Airport Station to Winchester Station
  3. Take the line 48 bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center

$77 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA LA-Oakland

$33 - $71

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Fly Burbank to San Jose, line 902 tram, line 48 bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Metro Airport Station to Winchester Station
  3. Take the line 48 bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center

$66 - $313

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose, line 902 tram, line 48 bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Jose (SJC) ONT - SJC
  3. Take the line 902 tram from Metro Airport Station to Winchester Station
  4. Take the line 48 bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center

$121 - $420

Train to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose, line 902 tram, line 48 bus  •  6 h 9 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 San Jose (SJC) SNA - SJC
  3. Take the line 902 tram from Metro Airport Station to Winchester Station
  4. Take the line 48 bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center

$91 - $291

Tram, line 191 bus to Long Beach, fly to San Jose, line 902 tram, line 48 bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
  2. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC
  4. Take the line 902 tram from Metro Airport Station to Winchester Station
  5. Take the line 48 bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center

$57 - $262

Fly Burbank to Oakland, train, line 60 bus, line 48 bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
  3. Take the line 60 bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to Winchester Transit Center
  4. Take the line 48 bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center

$131 - $481

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Jose, CA

$35 - $49

Bus, night bus  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tracy, Ca 6834 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Tracy Multi-Modal Center to VTA Parkout C Arrive 172 / ...

$44 - $96

Train  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Coast Starlight

$71 - $182

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Los Gatos 344.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Los Gatos is 305 miles. The road distance is 344.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Gatos without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Los Angeles to Los Gatos, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Gatos is to bus which takes 7 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 55 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Los Gatos is 345 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to drive from Los Angeles to Los Gatos.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 329+ hotels available in Los Gatos. Prices start at $104 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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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Los Gatos.
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  • Distance: 305 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Los Angeles to Los Gatos every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Los Gatos once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 10 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
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 San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Train operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Metro Airport Station to Winchester Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
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
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 Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
51 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to Winchester Transit Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Boltbus
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 Tracy, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
San Joaquin Regional Transit
Website
sanjoaquinrtd.com
Night bus from Tracy Multi-Modal Center to VTA Parkout C Arrive
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sanjoaquinrtd.com

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