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There are 6 ways to get from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Los Angeles  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Los Angeles (LAX) MEM - LAX

$142 - $382

5 alternative options

Fly to Long Beach  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Long Beach (LGB) MEM - LGB

$242 - $965

Bus  •  40 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Oklahoma City, Ok 1359
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Los Angeles, Ca 1351 / ...

$179 - $467

Bus, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Memphis to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
  2. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$263 - $726

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Memphis Central Station to Chicago Union Station City Of New Orleans
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Transportation Center Southwest Chief

$369 - $1,102

Drive  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 1822.5 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to fly which costs $140 - $390 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to fly which costs $140 - $390 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from Memphis, Tn and arriving at Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal via Oklahoma City, Ok, 7th / Decatur, Broadway / 7th and Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Memphis station to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from Memphis Central Station and arriving at LAX via FlyAway via Chicago Union Station, Fullerton Transportation Center and L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Memphis and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 1620 miles. The road distance is 1822.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) without a car is to bus which takes 40 h 55 min and costs $170 - $470.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX), including transfers.

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Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Memphis, Tn station.

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Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Memphis Central Station.

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The best way to get from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to fly which takes 5 h 48 min and costs $140 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $470 and takes 40 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs $360 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 8 h.

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Map of how to get from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).
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  • Distance: 1620.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Memphis, TN, USA and Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA?

Delta, Allegiant Air and three other airlines fly from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) via Oklahoma City, Ok, Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 7th / Broadway, Broadway / 7th, and Patsaouras Transit Plaza in around 40 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Dallas, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Chicago Midway, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Chicago Midway, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Chicago Midway, Oakland
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Memphis to Long Beach via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Train operators
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 Dallas Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$460 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
Train from Memphis Central Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
42 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$250 - $330

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Memphis Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 13 min.

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Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 2 h behind Memphis. It is currently 1:16 AM in Memphis and 11:16 PM in Los Angeles Airport (LAX).

Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fullerton Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 1823 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 15 min to drive from Memphis to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).

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Delta, Allegiant Air, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Memphis Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 2268+ hotels available in Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Memphis to Memphis Airport is to line 280 bus which takes 23 min and costs $2.

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