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

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

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

$75 - $249

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Bus Boltbus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA LA-Oakland

$33 - $46

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

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

$67 - $319

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 to Menlo Park Caltrain

$120 - $450

Bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Spring St and 1st St E to Pomona Transit Center
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Jose (SJC) ONT - SJC

$100 - $389

Train to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose (SJC) SNA - SJC
  3. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain

$92 - $297

Tram to Long Beach, fly to San Jose, Caltrain  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC
  3. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain

$56 - $266

Bus Megabus  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Jose, CA

$36 - $52

Train  •  11h 4m

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

$72 - $185

Drive  •  6h 5m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Menlo Park 362 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park is to bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park is to fly and Caltrain which costs $75 - $250 and takes 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Menlo Park. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Menlo Park Caltrain via San Jose Diridon Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 4m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Menlo Park is 324 miles. The road distance is 362 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 48m and costs $35 - $55.

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

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Los Angeles to Menlo Park train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Menlo Park is to bus which takes 7h 48m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 11h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Los Angeles to Menlo Park train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon 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: 4h 4m

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

Megabus operates a bus from Los Angeles to Menlo Park every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 45m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Menlo Park once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 10h 1m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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 Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Spring St and 1st St E to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Boltbus

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Menlo Park is 362 miles. It takes approximately 6h 5m to drive from Los Angeles to Menlo Park.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Menlo Park. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30m and costs .

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