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There are 11 ways to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park by plane, train, tram, bus or car

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Fly Los Angeles to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO) LAX - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain Southbound to Menlo Park Caltrain Southbound

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Train  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles to San Jose Coast Starlight

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Fly Los Angeles to San Jose, Caltrain  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain Northbound to Menlo Park Caltrain Northbound

Fly Burbank to San Jose, Caltrain  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain Northbound to Menlo Park Caltrain Northbound

Fly Burbank to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Francisco (SFO) BUR - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain Southbound to Menlo Park Caltrain Southbound

Fly Burbank to Oakland, Caltrain  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain Southbound to Menlo Park Caltrain Southbound

Fly Los Angeles to Oakland, Caltrain  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Oakland (OAK) LAX - OAK
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain Southbound to Menlo Park Caltrain Southbound

Tram, line 191 bus to Long Beach, fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the tram from Historic Broadway Station to Del Amo Station
  2. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo Station Bay 2 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC
  4. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain Northbound to Menlo Park Caltrain Northbound

Bus  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to San Jose Diridon Station Greyhound US0831 / ...

Bus via Los Angeles  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Jose Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  6h 4m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Menlo Park 361.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park is to train which costs $22 - $170 and takes 10h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park is to fly and Caltrain which takes 3h 57m and costs $90 - $350.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles to Menlo Park. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Menlo Park Caltrain Northbound via San Jose Diridon Caltrain Northbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 58m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Menlo Park is 324 miles. The road distance is 361.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park without a car is to bus which takes 7h 23m and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Menlo Park train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Los Angeles station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park is to bus which takes 7h 23m and costs $40 - $95. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $22 - $170 and takes 10h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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Los Angeles to Menlo Park train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park.
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  • Distance: 324.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles Union Station to San Jose Diridon Station twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 6h 20m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to San Jose twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $160 and the journey takes 9h 55m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $240
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
JSX
Website
jsx.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $290
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $290
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $180
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $120
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 800-660-4287
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain Southbound to Menlo Park Caltrain Southbound
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$2 - $3
One-way Adult
$5 - $7
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain Northbound to Menlo Park Caltrain Northbound
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$2 - $3
One-way Adult
$5 - $7
Train from San Francisco Caltrain Southbound to Menlo Park Caltrain Southbound
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$3 - $4
One-way Adult
$7 - $9
Metro Los Angeles
Phone
+1-323-466-3876
Email
CustomerRelations@metro.net
Website
metro.net
Tram from Historic Broadway Station to Del Amo Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
persons with disabilities
$1
Senior Citizens
$1
K-12 students
$1
Adult
$2
Amtrak
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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $160
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$17 - $60
Child Coach - short notice
$35 - $55
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$30 - $100
Child Business Class - short notice
$30 - $100
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$45 - $110
Business Seat - advance purchase
$60 - $200
Business Seat - short notice
$70 - $200
Coach Seat - short notice
$45 - $160
Bus operators
Long Beach Transit
Website
ridelbt.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 2 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
Long Beach Transit
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Menlo Park is 361 miles. It takes approximately 6h 4m to drive from Los Angeles to Menlo Park.

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Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 528+ hotels available in Menlo Park. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs $10.

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