There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park by plane, train, tram, bus, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to San Jose, Caltrain  •  4 h 3 min

  1. LAX - SJC

$80 - $258

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. LA-Oakland

$33 - $48

8 alternative options

Fly Burbank to San Jose, Caltrain  •  3 h 53 min

  1. BUR - SJC

$68 - $317

Tram, line 191 bus to Long Beach, fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  5 h 20 min

  1. LGB - SJC

$57 - $264

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose  •  4 h 35 min

  1. ONT - SJC

$121 - $422

Fly Burbank to Oakland, BART, tram, Caltrain  •  4 h 54 min

  1. BUR - OAK

$121 - $451

Bus, Caltrain  •  9 h 25 min

  1. via Oakland / ...
  2. Bullet / ...

$39 - $56

Train  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Coast Starlight

$71 - $184

Night bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. 6876

$41 - $96

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. 362 miles

$35 - $55

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

Boltbus operates a bus from Los Angeles to Menlo Park 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Menlo Park 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 11 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 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Metro Los Angeles
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Amtrak
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
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Embarcadero
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from Metro Embarcadero Station to King St & 4Th St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Boltbus
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco - Townsend St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Menlo Park is 519 km. The road distance is 579 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park is to bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 7 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park is to fly and Caltrain which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $65 - $320.

No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles to Menlo Park. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Menlo Park Caltrain via San Jose Diridon Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park, including transfers.