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

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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

$78 - $256

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Eastridge Transit Center 522 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to LA Downtown FlixBus

$16 - $27

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Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 27 min

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

$67 - $315

Bus, BART to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlefield Rd:Willow Rd to Union City BART
  2. Take the BART from Union City BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$112 - $441

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 50 min

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

$79 - $470

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Long Beach, tram  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Menlo Park Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Long Beach (LGB) SJC - LGB
  3. Take the tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$56 - $262

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 59 min

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

$36 - $52

Bus Boltbus  •  9 h 43 min

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

$31 - $44

Train  •  12 h 32 min

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

$71 - $187

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Menlo Park to Los Angeles 361.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Menlo Park to Los Angeles is to bus which costs $15 - $28 and takes 9 h 20 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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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 LA Downtown via Palo Alto Caltrain Station and San Jose. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 32 min.

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

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The best way to get from Menlo Park to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs $35 - $55.

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

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Menlo Park to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from San Jose, CA station.

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

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The best way to get from Menlo Park to Los Angeles is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 12 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Menlo Park to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 324.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Menlo Park to Los Angeles every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 20 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 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.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
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Menlo Park Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Union City BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station 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
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Middlefield Rd:Willow Rd to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Eastridge Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Jose to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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
Website
boltbus.com

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Menlo Park to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Los Angeles station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Menlo Park to Los Angeles is 362 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to drive from Menlo Park to Los Angeles.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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