Travel from Palo-Alto-CA-USA to Los-Angeles

Train, bus or fly from Palo Alto to Los Angeles?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Palo Alto to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Palo Alto to Los Angeles 5 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $90 and the journey takes 7 h 22 min.

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How to get from Palo Alto to Los Angeles

ModeDurationPrice
From California Ave Caltrain Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Station, line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, then bus to Los Angeles.4 h$166
From California Ave Caltrain Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Station, line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Burbank airport, then train to Los Angeles.4 h 10 min$184
From California Ave Caltrain Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Station, line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Long Beach airport, bus to Wardlow Station, then tram to Los Angeles.4 h 41 min$100
From Palo Alto Caltrain Caltrain to Millbrae, BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Burbank airport, then train to Los Angeles.4 h 28 min$188
From Middlefield Rd:Willow Rd bus to Union City, BART to Coliseum, BART to Oakland airport, fly to Burbank airport, then train to Los Angeles.4 h 40 min$241
From California Ave Caltrain Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Station, line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Santa Ana airport, line 401 bus to Tustin station, then train to Los Angeles.6 h 8 min$160
From California Ave Caltrain Caltrain to San Jose, CA then bus to Los Angeles, CA.8 h 53 min$39
From El Camino & California line 522 bus to 1St & Santa Clara, bus to San Jose, then bus to Los Angeles.9 h 28 min$32
From California Ave Caltrain Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak then train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.12 h 24 min$134
From Palo Alto drive to Los Angeles.5 h 59 min$42

How long does it take to get from Palo Alto to Los Angeles?

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Palo Alto to Los Angeles, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Palo Alto and Los Angeles?

No, there is no direct train from Palo Alto to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from California Ave Caltrain and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 24 min.

Is there a direct bus between Palo Alto and Los Angeles?

No, there is no direct bus from Palo Alto to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from El Camino & California and arriving at Los Angeles via 1St & Santa Clara and San Jose. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 28 min.

Operators from Palo Alto to Los Angeles

OperatorPhoneWebsite
CaltrainCaltrain
Santa Clara VTASanta Clara VTA
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
DeltaDelta
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.Alaska Airlines, Inc.
LAX FlyAwayLAX FlyAway
JetSuiteXJetSuiteX
Metrolink TrainsMetrolink Trains
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
Long Beach TransitLong Beach Transit
Metro Los AngelesMetro Los Angeles
BARTBART
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
AC TransitAC Transit
Orange County TransportationOrange County Transportation
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Boltbus+1 1-877-265-8287Boltbus
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak