There are 9 ways to get from North Carolina to Los Angeles by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Charlotte to Los Angeles  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Los Angeles (LAX) CLT - LAX

$187 - $510

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Los Angeles (LAX) RDU - LAX

$190 - $484

Fly Charlotte to Burbank  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Burbank (BUR) CLT - BUR

$206 - $399

Fly Charlotte to Long Beach  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Long Beach (LGB) CLT - LGB

$227 - $318

Fly Charlotte to Santa Ana, train  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Santa Ana (SNA) CLT - SNA
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$225 - $346

Fly Charlotte to San Diego, train  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to San Diego (SAN) CLT - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$193 - $680

Bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca

$253 - $647

Train  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Sunset Limited

$347 - $1,069

Drive  •  38 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Los Angeles 2432.6 miles

$230 - $350

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No, there is no direct bus from North Carolina to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Los Angls Amtrak, Ca via Atlanta, Ga and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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The distance between North Carolina and Los Angeles is 2224 miles. The road distance is 2432.6 miles.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 10 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from North Carolina to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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North Carolina to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlotte, Nc station.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 7 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 10 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 2 days 17 h.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 6 min.

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North Carolina to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angls Amtrak, Ca station.

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Los Angeles is 3 h behind North Carolina. It is currently 1:19 AM in North Carolina and 10:19 PM in Los Angeles.

Yes, the driving distance between North Carolina to Los Angeles is 2433 miles. It takes approximately 38 h 20 min to drive from North Carolina to Los Angeles.

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  • Distance: 2223.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Charlotte to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Atlanta, Ga and St Louis, Mo in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Columbus
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Austin, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Atlanta, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Houston, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Long Beach via Austin, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Long Beach via Houston, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Long Beach via Atlanta, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Long Beach via Des Moines, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Long Beach via Omaha, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Nashville, Dallas
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Dallas, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Charlotte to Burbank via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Long Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
12 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charlotte to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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 Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
17 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Room
$430 - $600
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
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 Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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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Southwest Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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Book your North Carolina to Los Angeles bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Charlotte Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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