There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Watsonville by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. 6742 / ...

$35 - $95

7 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Coast Starlight

$63 - $173

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. 328.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Los Angeles to Monterey, bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. LAX - MRY

$100 - $314

Fly Los Angeles to San Jose, line 29 bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. LAX - SJC

$121 - $299

Fly Burbank to San Jose, line 29 bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. BUR - SJC

$109 - $358

Tram, line 191 bus to Long Beach, fly to San Jose, line 29 bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. LGB - SJC

$98 - $305

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose, line 29 bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. ONT - SJC

$162 - $463

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Watsonville hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Watsonville once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 8 h 18 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Salinas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Watsonville, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Watsonville, Ca
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 1 to Watsonville Transit Center / Lane 2
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Prunedale North / Highway 156 to Rodriguez / Second
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
mst.org
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Watsonville is 450 km. The road distance is 525 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Watsonville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Watsonville is to drive which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $30 - $50.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Watsonville, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

The bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Watsonville, Ca takes 8 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.