There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Vandenberg Air Force Base 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  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Lompoc-Surf Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$113 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca 6742 / ...

$23 - $55

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca 6742 / ...

$44 - $100

Bus Central Coast Shuttle  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA

$70 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Vandenberg Air Force Base 159.5 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to San Luis Obispo County Apt, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) LAX - SBP
  2. Take the bus from Transit Center to Vandenberg Air Force Base at Main Gate

Fly to Santa Barbara, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA
  3. Take the bus from Santa Maria Public Airport to Vandenberg Air Force Base at Main Gate

$160 - $292

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Vandenberg Air Force Base twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Vandenberg Air Force Base hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo County Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Lompoc-Surf Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
Santa Maria Area Transit
Website
cityofsantamaria.org
Bus from Transit Center to Vandenberg Air Force Base at Main Gate
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
breezebus.com
Bus from Santa Maria Public Airport to Vandenberg Air Force Base at Main Gate
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
breezebus.com
BREEZE
$2

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Vandenberg Air Force Base is 223 km. The road distance is 255 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Vandenberg Air Force Base is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Vandenberg Air Force Base is to drive which takes 2 h 50 min and costs $15 - $23.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Vandenberg Air Force Base. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Vandenberg Air Force Base at Main Gate via Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Los Angeles to Vandenberg Air Force Base, including transfers.