There are 10 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Pittsburgh to Los Angeles  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Los Angeles (LAX) PIT - LAX

$149 - $461

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Train to Cleveland, fly to Los Angeles  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Los Angeles (LAX) CLE - LAX

$145 - $522

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Fly Pittsburgh to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) PIT - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St

$256 - $960

Fly Pittsburgh to Burbank  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Burbank (BUR) PIT - BUR

$228 - $560

Fly Pittsburgh to Long Beach  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Long Beach (LGB) PIT - LGB

$237 - $477

Fly Pittsburgh to Santa Ana, train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Santa Ana (SNA) PIT - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station

$283 - $1,018

Bus to Columbus, fly to Los Angeles  •  10 h 29 min

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

$202 - $617

Train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$345 - $1,051

Bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca 1683

$220 - $600

Drive  •  38 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles 2440.5 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $140 - $470 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $140 - $470 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Los Angls Amtrak, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Los Angeles is 2145 miles. The road distance is 2440.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles without a car is to train which takes 2 days 5 h and costs $340 - $1,100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Pittsburgh to Los Angeles train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $140 - $470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $340 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 5 h, you could also bus, which costs $220 - $600 and takes 2 days 8 h.

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  • Distance: 2144.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Burbank via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Burbank via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Long Beach via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Long Beach via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Long Beach via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Burbank via Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Long Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cleveland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 10 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
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$220 - $370
Flexible
$430 - $600

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 10 min.

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Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh. It is currently 5:06 AM in Pittsburgh and 2:06 AM in Los Angeles.

Pittsburgh to Los Angeles train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Los Angeles is 2441 miles. It takes approximately 38 h 22 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles.

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Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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

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There are 2492+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $3.

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