There are 10 ways to get from Menlo Park to Los Angeles by train, plane, tram, subway, bus, night bus or car

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

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Los Angeles  •  3 h 56 min

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

$77 - $255

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to East Los Angeles Tufesa

$26 - $59

8 alternative options

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 22 min

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

$66 - $314

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Menlo Park Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR

$75 - $465

Caltrain to Oakland, fly to Los Angeles  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Menlo Park Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) OAK - LAX

$65 - $220

Caltrain, tram, BART to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Menlo Park Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
  2. Take the tram from King St & 4th St to Metro Embarcadero Station
  3. Take the BART from Embarcadero to Coliseum
  4. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$119 - $449

Bus Boltbus  •  10 h

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

$33 - $56

Train  •  12 h 32 min

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

$70 - $186

Night bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6743 / ...

$40 - $96

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Menlo Park to Los Angeles 361.6 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Menlo Park to Los Angeles is to bus which costs $25 - $60 and takes 10 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Menlo Park to Los Angeles is to Caltrain and fly which costs $75 - $260 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Menlo Park and Los Angeles is 324 miles. The road distance is 361.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Menlo Park to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Menlo Park to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain and arriving at Los Angeles via Palo Alto Caltrain Station, 1St & Santa Clara and San Jose, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Menlo Park to Los Angeles station. However, there are services departing from Menlo Park Caltrain and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 32 min.

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

Boltbus operates a bus from Menlo Park to Los Angeles 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Menlo Park to Los Angeles once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 10 h 53 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Menlo Park Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Menlo Park Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Menlo Park Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from King St & 4th St to Metro Embarcadero Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Embarcadero to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
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
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Jose, CA to East Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$22 - $35
Platinum
$30 - $45
Ejecutivo
$35 - $55
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90

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