There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Merced Station (Amtrak) by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca 6834

$30 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Merced Amtrak San Joaquins

$35 - $90

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Newhall station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Clarita-Newhall, CA to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Merced Amtrak

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Merced Station (Amtrak) 274.5 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to Merced  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Merced (MCE) LAX - MCE

$72 - $151

Fly to Fresno, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fresno (FAT) LAX - FAT
  2. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Merced Amtrak

$212 - $769

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Merced Station (Amtrak) is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Merced Station (Amtrak) is to fly which costs $70 - $160 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Merced Station (Amtrak) is 258 miles. The road distance is 274.5 miles.

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The bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Merced, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Merced Station (Amtrak).
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  • Distance: 258.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Merced Station (Amtrak), CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Merced Station (Amtrak) hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, Boutique Air flies from Los Angeles to Merced Station (Amtrak) 3 times a day.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Merced
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Merced Amtrak
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Newhall station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Clarita-Newhall, CA to Bakersfield, CA – Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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