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

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Fly Los Angeles to San Jose, Caltrain  •  3h 43m

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

$73 - $247

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from LA Downtown to San Jose FlixBus

$15 - $28

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Fly Burbank to San Jose, Caltrain  •  3h 52m

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

$65 - $317

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

  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

$98 - $387

Train to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose  •  5h 36m

  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

$90 - $295

Tram to Long Beach, fly to San Jose  •  5h 20m

  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

$54 - $264

Fly Burbank to Oakland, train  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak

$132 - $484

Bus Boltbus  •  7h 42m

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

$32 - $45

Train  •  10h 43m

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

$71 - $184

Drive  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale 352.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale is to bus which costs $14 - $28 and takes 8h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale is to fly and Caltrain which costs $70 - $250 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale. However, there are services departing from LA Downtown and arriving at El Camino & Mathilda via Eastridge Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Sunnyvale. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Sunnyvale Caltrain via San Jose Diridon Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 43m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Sunnyvale is 314 miles. The road distance is 352.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale without a car is to bus which takes 7h 42m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Sunnyvale bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from LA Downtown station.

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

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale is to bus which takes 7h 42m and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 10h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale.
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  • Distance: 314.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

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

Boltbus operates a bus from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 7h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale 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 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
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
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 Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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More Questions & Answers

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 Sunnyvale bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at San Jose station.

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Los Angeles to Sunnyvale train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Sunnyvale is 353 miles. It takes approximately 5h 53m to drive from Los Angeles to Sunnyvale.

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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 465+ hotels available in Sunnyvale. Prices start at $99 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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