Travel from Los-Angeles to New-Jersey

Train, bus or fly from Los Angeles to New Jersey?

United Airlines, Virgin America and four other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Elizabeth hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles to Newark via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and New York Penn Station in around 2 days 16 hours.

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How to get from Los Angeles to New Jersey

ModeDurationPrice
From Patsaouras Transit Plaza bus to Los Angeles airport, fly to Newark airport, then line 62 bus to Elizabeth.6 h 59 min$231
From Patsaouras Transit Plaza bus to Los Angeles airport, fly to New York JFK airport, AirTrain to Jamaica, train to Penn Station, walk to 33rd Street, then train to Jersey City.8 h 4 min$240
From Patsaouras Transit Plaza bus to Los Angeles airport, fly to Philadelphia airport, train to University City, walk to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak, then train to Trenton.8 h 25 min$237
From 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines tram to Wardlow Station Bay 1, bus to Long Beach airport, fly to New York JFK airport, AirTrain to Jamaica, train to Penn Station, walk to 33rd Street, then train to Jersey City.8 h 51 min$274
From L. A. Union Station station train to Burbank airport, fly to New York JFK airport, AirTrain to Jamaica, train to Penn Station, walk to 33rd Street, then train to Jersey City.8 h$308
From Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak train to The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 3, line 59 bus to Santa Ana airport, fly to Newark airport, then line 62 bus to Elizabeth.8 h 30 min$328
From Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, train to New York Penn Station, then train to Newark Penn Station Amtrak.2 days 16 h$893
From Los Angeles, CA bus to Newark, NJ.2 days 21 h$256
From Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak then train to Newark Penn Station Amtrak.2 days 22 h$903
From Los Angeles drive to Newark.44 h 10 min$333

How long does it take to get from Los Angeles to New Jersey?

It takes approximately 6 hours 59 minutes to get from Los Angeles to New Jersey, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Los Angeles and New Jersey?

No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Newark Penn Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 hours.

Is there a direct bus between Los Angeles and New Jersey?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, CA and arriving at Newark, NJ. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 21 hours.

Operators from Los Angeles to New Jersey

OperatorPhoneWebsite
LAX FlyAwayLAX FlyAway
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Virgin AmericaVirgin America
Alaska Airlines, Inc.Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
DeltaDelta
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
NJ TransitNJ Transit
QantasQantas
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
Port Authority NYNJPort Authority NYNJ
Long Island Rail RoadLong Island Rail Road
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
SEPTASEPTA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Metro Los AngelesMetro Los Angeles
Long Beach TransitLong Beach Transit
Metrolink TrainsMetrolink Trains
Orange County TransportationOrange County Transportation
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA