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There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Louisville by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to Louisville  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Louisville (SDF) LAX - SDF

$230 - $371

Cheapest option

Fly Los Angeles to Indianapolis, bus  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Indianapolis (IND) LAX - IND
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$177 - $477

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Fly Burbank to Louisville  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Louisville (SDF) BUR - SDF

$336 - $560

Fly Los Angeles to Nashville, bus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Nashville (BNA) LAX - BNA
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Louisville, KY

$180 - $566

Train, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY

$307 - $861

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Terre Haute, In
  2. Take the bus from Terre Haute, IN to Bloomington, IN
  3. Take the bus from Bloomington, IN to Louisville, KY

$232 - $537

Drive  •  32 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Louisville 2097.1 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Louisville is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $480 and takes 10 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Louisville is to fly which costs $230 - $380 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Louisville. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Louisville, KY via Bus Transfer Center, Terre Haute, IN and Bloomington, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Louisville is 1836 miles. The road distance is 2097.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Louisville without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 2 h and costs $300 - $900.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Los Angeles to Louisville, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Louisville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Louisville is to fly which takes 8 h 10 min and costs $230 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $550 and takes 2 days 4 h.

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There is no direct flight from Los Angeles Airport to Louisville Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Los Angeles to Louisville bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Louisville, KY station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Louisville.
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  • Distance: 1836.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Louisville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Louisville via Terre Haute, In, Bus Transfer Center, Terre Haute, IN, and Bloomington, IN in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Louisville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Louisville via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Louisville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Louisville via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Louisville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Louisville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Louisville via Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Louisville via Las Vegas, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Louisville via San Jose, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Louisville via Phoenix, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Indianapolis via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Nashville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Nashville via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Louisville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Louisville via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Louisville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Louisville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Louisville via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
megabus.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.

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 Terre Haute, In
Ave. Duration
45 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$190 - $310
Flexible
$370 - $480
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Terre Haute, IN to Bloomington, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Bloomington, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com

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Louisville is 3 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 5:10 AM in Los Angeles and 8:10 AM in Louisville.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Louisville is 2097 miles. It takes approximately 32 h 29 min to drive from Los Angeles to Louisville.

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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Louisville Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Louisville. Prices start at $64 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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