How to get from Los Angeles to Marfa

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Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) LAX - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX

$246 - $487

Cheapest option

Train  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak Sunset Limited / ...

$187 - $453

6 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to El Paso, train  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to El Paso (ELP) LAX - ELP
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak

$201 - $582

Fly Burbank to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) BUR - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX

$244 - $906

Fly Burbank to El Paso, train  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to El Paso (ELP) BUR - ELP
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak

$239 - $1,181

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Ft Stockton, Tx 1416 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX Midland

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  28 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach to Ft Stockton, Tx Tijuana-Nuevo Laredo
  2. Take the bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX Midland

Drive  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Marfa 1001 miles

$95 - $150

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

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Marfa once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $400 and the journey takes 20 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Marfa via Ft Stockton, Tx in around 24 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Oakland, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via San Jose, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Las Vegas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Las Vegas, Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via San Jose, Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Las Vegas, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Burbank to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from El Paso Union Depot Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
All Aboard America
Website
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Bus from Ft Stockton, Tx to Marfa, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
allaboardamerica.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$190 - $250
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Marfa is 1400 km. The road distance is 1602 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Marfa is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Marfa is to fly and train which takes 10 h 27 min and costs $200 - $600.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Marfa. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Marfa, TX via Ft Stockton, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 11 h 29 min to get from Los Angeles to Marfa, including transfers.