There are 10 ways to get from Nashville 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.

Recommended option

Fly to San Diego  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to San Diego (SAN) BNA - SAN

$168 - $489

9 alternative options

Fly to Los Angeles  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Los Angeles (LAX) BNA - LAX

$174 - $567

Fly to Oakland  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Oakland (OAK) BNA - OAK

$205 - $567

Fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to San Francisco (SFO) BNA - SFO

$192 - $425

Fly to Long Beach  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Long Beach (LGB) BNA - LGB

$218 - $1,108

Bus via Dallas, Tx  •  45 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx 1511 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca 1403

$209 - $519

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to St Louis, Mo 4700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca 1683

$206 - $527

Bus, train via Canal & Adams  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$317 - $910

Bus, train  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to St Louis, Mo 4700 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$337 - $986

Drive  •  31 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Los Angeles 2015 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nashville to California is to fly which costs $160 - $490 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to California is to fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs $160 - $490.

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The distance between Nashville and California is 2847 km. The road distance is 3224 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Nashville to California, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to California. However, there are services departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Main & 1st via St Louis, Mo and Main & 6th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and California, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Nashville to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to Los Angeles via Dallas, Tx and Los Angeles, Ca in around 45 h 37 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Long Beach via St. Louis, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Long Beach via Kansas City, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Long Beach via San Diego, Oakland
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Long Beach via Columbus, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Long Beach via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 11 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
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 Nashville, Tn to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $440

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