There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Marfa by plane, bus, train 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 Midland/Odessa, bus  •  11 h 5 min

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

$243 - $485

Cheapest option

Train  •  21 h 14 min

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

$187 - $453

5 alternative options

Fly Burbank to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  10 h 33 min

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

$242 - $904

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

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

$198 - $580

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

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

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Marfa is to fly and train which costs $190 - $600 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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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.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Marfa is 875 miles. The road distance is 1001 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Marfa without a car is to train which takes 21 h 14 min and costs $180 - $460.

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It takes approximately 11 h 5 min to get from Los Angeles to Marfa, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Marfa 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 Marfa is to train which takes 21 h 14 min and costs $180 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Marfa.
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  • Distance: 875 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 5 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Marfa 6 times a week. 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
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Oakland, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via San Jose, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Sacramento, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Las Vegas, Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
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 Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Midland/Odessa via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Midland/Odessa via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from El Paso Union Depot to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
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
6 times a week
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

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 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 Long Beach to Ft Stockton, Tx
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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