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There are 11 ways to get from Quebec to California by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Quebec to San Diego  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to San Diego (SAN) YQB - SAN

$276 - $1,207

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Fly Quebec to San Francisco  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to San Francisco (SFO) YQB - SFO

$220 - $1,113

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Fly Quebec to Los Angeles  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to Los Angeles (LAX) YQB - LAX

$224 - $904

Fly Quebec to San Jose  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to San Jose (SJC) YQB - SJC

$299 - $1,412

Fly Quebec to Sacramento  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to Sacramento (SMF) YQB - SMF

$336 - $1,606

Train to Montreal, fly to Los Angeles  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Québec to Montréal
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Los Angeles (LAX) YUL - LAX

$248 - $506

Train to Montreal, fly to San Francisco  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Québec to Montréal
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to San Francisco (SFO) YUL - SFO

$254 - $665

Fly Quebec to Santa Ana  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to Santa Ana (SNA) YQB - SNA

$353 - $1,723

Train  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Québec to Saint-Lambert
  2. Take the train from St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station

$474 - $1,382

Bus  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Québec to Longueuil
  2. Take the bus from Longueuil, PQ to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca

$347 - $830

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from Quebec to Los Angeles 3044.1 miles

$400 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Quebec to California is to fly which costs $280 - $1,500 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quebec to California is to fly which costs $360 - $1,600 and takes 12 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quebec to California. However, there are services departing from Québec and arriving at Main / 1st via Longueuil, PQ, New York, Ny and Main / 7th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 8 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Quebec to California station. However, there are services departing from Québec and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station via St-Lambert Amtrak Station, Schenectady Amtrak Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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The distance between Quebec and California is 4034 km. The road distance is 4870.6 km.

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The best way to get from Quebec to California without a car is to train which takes 2 days 23 h and costs $600 - $1,900.

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It takes approximately 12 h 37 min to get from Quebec to California, including transfers.

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Quebec to California bus services, operated by Orleans Express, depart from Québec station.

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Quebec to California train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Québec station.

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The best way to get from Quebec to California is to fly which takes 12 h 37 min and costs $360 - $1,600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $600 - $1,900 and takes 2 days 23 h, you could also bus, which costs $450 - $1,100 and takes 3 days 8 h.

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Map of how to get from Quebec to California.
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  • Distance: 2521.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 37 min

What companies run services between Quebec, QC, Canada and California, USA?

United Airlines, Air Canada and three other airlines fly from Quebec to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Quebec to Los Angeles via St-Lambert Amtrak Station, Schenectady Amtrak Station, and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 23 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Quebec to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Quebec to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Quebec to San Diego via Montreal, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,200
Flights from Quebec to San Diego via Montreal, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Montreal, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Quebec to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Quebec to San Francisco via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $3,100
Flights from Quebec to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $3,100
Flights from Quebec to San Francisco via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $3,100
Flights from Quebec to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Quebec to San Jose via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,000
Flights from Quebec to San Jose via Montreal, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Quebec to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Quebec to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Quebec to Sacramento via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Quebec to Sacramento via Montreal, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
Flights from Quebec to Sacramento via Montreal, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Quebec to Sacramento via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Quebec to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Quebec to Santa Ana via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Quebec to Santa Ana via Montreal, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Quebec to Santa Ana via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Quebec to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Quebec to San Diego via Newark
Ave. Duration
11 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Quebec to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Quebec to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Quebec to San Francisco via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Quebec to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $3,100
Flights from Quebec to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Quebec to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Quebec to San Jose via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Quebec to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Quebec to Sacramento via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Quebec to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Quebec to Sacramento via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Quebec to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Quebec to Santa Ana via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Quebec to Santa Ana via Newark, Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Quebec to Santa Ana via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Quebec to San Jose via Toronto, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to San Francisco via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Quebec to Los Angeles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Los Angeles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Québec to Montréal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
Train from Québec to Saint-Lambert
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
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 St-Lambert Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
43 h 10 min
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Longueuil, PQ to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 New York, Ny to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700

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There is no direct flight from Quebec Airport to San Diego Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Quebec to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angls Amtrak, Ca station.

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California is 3 h behind Quebec. It is currently 5:40 PM in Quebec and 2:40 PM in California.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Quebec to California is 4871 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0 h to drive from Quebec to California.

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American Airlines, WestJet, Air Canada and United Airlines offer flights from Quebec Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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