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

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Fly from Columbus  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Los Angeles (LAX) CMH - LAX

$173 - $555

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Fly from Cleveland  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Los Angeles (LAX) CLE - LAX

$106 - $436

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Fly from Covington  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Los Angeles (LAX) CVG - LAX

$114 - $404

Bus to Detroit, fly  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Toledo, OH to Ann Arbor, MI
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Los Angeles (LAX) DTW - LAX

$139 - $373

Bus to Indianapolis, fly  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Los Angeles (LAX) IND - LAX

$174 - $484

Bus to Pittsburgh, fly  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Youngstown, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Los Angeles (LAX) PIT - LAX

$156 - $482

Bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Los Angeles, Ca 1683

$210 - $550

Bus, train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Southwest Chief

$302 - $946

Drive  •  35h 16m

  1. Drive from Columbus to Los Angeles 2256.5 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Ohio to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $110 - $410 and takes 7h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Ohio to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 7h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Ohio and Los Angeles is 2002 miles. The road distance is 2256.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 4h and costs $210 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7h 1m to get from Ohio to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Ohio to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 7h 1m and costs $170 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $550 and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest flight from Columbus Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Ohio to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 2001.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 1m

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

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Columbus to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Columbus to Los Angeles twice daily. Tickets cost $210 - $550 and the journey takes 2 days 4h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Covington to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,200
Flights from Covington to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,200
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Covington to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Covington to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
43h 10m
Frequency
Once 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
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Toledo, OH to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
baronsbus.com
Megabus
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 Youngstown, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $340
Flexible
$400 - $550

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Los Angeles is 3h behind Ohio. It is currently 11:17 AM in Ohio and 8:17 AM in Los Angeles.

Yes, the driving distance between Ohio to Los Angeles is 2256 miles. It takes approximately 35h 16m to drive from Ohio to Los Angeles.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Columbus Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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

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There are 2692+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Columbus Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs $3 - $5.

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