There are 8 ways to get from Mississippi to California by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly Jackson/Vicksburg to San Diego  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN) to San Diego (SAN) JAN - SAN

$310 - $1,147

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Fly Memphis to Los Angeles  •  7 h 10 min

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

$150 - $392

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Fly Memphis to San Diego  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to San Diego (SAN) MEM - SAN

$176 - $427

Bus to New Orleans, fly to San Diego  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Biloxi, Ms to New Orleans, La
  2. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to San Diego (SAN) MSY - SAN

$222 - $707

Bus  •  40 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Jackson, Ms to Dallas, Tx 1523 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1403

$190 - $471

Bus, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Jackson, Ms to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
  3. Take the train from Lafayette Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$265 - $779

Bus, train via Longview Amtrak  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Jackson, Ms to Longview, Tx 1523 / ...
  2. Take the train from Longview Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$266 - $786

Drive  •  29 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Jackson to Los Angeles 1848.3 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Mississippi to California is to fly which costs $150 - $400 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mississippi to California is to fly which costs $310 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The distance between Mississippi and California is 1669 miles. The road distance is 1848.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Mississippi to California without a car is to bus which takes 40 h 42 min and costs $190 - $480.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Mississippi to California, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mississippi to California is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs $310 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $480 and takes 40 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Jackson/Vicksburg Airport to San Diego Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 33 min and has one stopover.

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California is 2 h behind Mississippi. It is currently 4:28 PM in Mississippi and 2:28 PM in California.

Yes, the driving distance between Mississippi to California is 1848 miles. It takes approximately 29 h 37 min to drive from Mississippi to California.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Jackson/Vicksburg Airport to San Diego Airport.

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Map of how to get from Mississippi to California.
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  • Distance: 1669.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Mississippi, USA and California, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Jackson to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jackson to Los Angeles via Dallas, Tx and Los Angeles, Ca in around 40 h 42 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Orlando
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Jackson/Vicksburg to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Memphis to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Memphis to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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 Lafayette Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Train from Longview Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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 Biloxi, Ms to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Jackson, Ms to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Jackson, Ms to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Jackson, Ms to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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