There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Poway by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner

$95 - $150

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. 5818
  2. 235 / ...

$4 - $6

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. 9465
  2. 235 / ...

$22 - $46

Train, bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner
  2. 235 / ...

$37 - $80

Train, line 408 bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Pacific Surfliner
  2. 408 / ...

$36 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. 116.2 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, bus, line 945 bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. LAX - SAN

$115 - $359

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

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Poway every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Poway via San Diego, Ca, Broadway & 1st Av, and Rancho Bernardo Transit Station in around 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Solana Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Rancho Bernardo Transit Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Santa Fe Depot Transit Center to Rancho Bernardo Transit Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 5th Av to Rancho Bernardo Transit Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Rancho Bernardo Transit Station to Midland Rd & Poway Rd
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Solana Beach Station Bus Loop to Escondido Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Poway is 165 km. The road distance is 186 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Poway is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which costs $4 - $6 and takes 5 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Poway is to drive which takes 2 h 3 min and costs $11 - $17.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Poway. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Midland Rd & Poway Rd via Broadway & 1st Av and Rancho Bernardo Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Los Angeles to Poway, including transfers.