There are 7 ways to get from Merced to Los Angeles by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1429 / ...

$30 - $80

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Merced Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Bus Tufesa  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Merced to Fresno, CA
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, CA to Downtown Los Angeles

$44 - $69

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Merced to Los Angeles 274.8 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Merced to Los Angeles  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Merced (MCE) to Los Angeles (LAX) MCE - LAX

$72 - $151

Bus to Fresno, fly to Los Angeles  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  2. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Los Angeles (LAX) FAT - LAX

$199 - $745

Bus to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$126 - $476

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Merced, Ca and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Merced and Los Angeles is 259 miles. The road distance is 274.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Merced to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Merced, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Merced to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Merced, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Merced to Los Angeles is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Merced Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 32 min.

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Merced to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Merced to Los Angeles is 275 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to drive from Merced to Los Angeles.

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Boutique Air offers flights from Merced Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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Map of how to get from Merced to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 258.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Merced to Los Angeles every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, Boutique Air flies from Merced to Los Angeles 3 times a day.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Merced to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Merced Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
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 Merced, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Merced, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Merced, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Merced to Fresno, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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GotoBus
Bus from Fresno, CA to Downtown Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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GotoBus

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Book your Merced to Los Angeles bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Merced to Merced Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs .

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