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Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Los Angeles  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX) SJC - LAX

$80 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to East Los Angeles Tufesa

$25 - $54

9 alternative options

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Los Angeles  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) SFO - LAX

$81 - $262

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR

$68 - $318

Caltrain, tram, BART to Oakland, fly to Los Angeles  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
  2. Take the tram from King St & 4Th St to Metro Embarcadero Station
  3. Take the BART from Embarcadero to Coliseum
  4. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) OAK - LAX

$67 - $222

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR

$79 - $471

Caltrain, tram, BART to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
  2. Take the tram from King St & 4Th St to Metro Embarcadero Station
  3. Take the BART from Embarcadero to Coliseum
  4. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$120 - $451

Bus Boltbus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles Oakland-LA

$32 - $46

Train  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$70 - $186

Night bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6743 / ...

$40 - $96

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Redwood City to Los Angeles 364.2 miles

$35 - $55

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

Boltbus operates a bus from Redwood City to Los Angeles 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Redwood City to Los Angeles once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 10 h 53 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Redwood City Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Redwood City Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Redwood City Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from King St & 4Th St to Metro Embarcadero Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Embarcadero to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from San Jose, CA to East Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$21 - $30
Platinum
$30 - $45
Ejecutivo
$35 - $50
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Redwood City and Los Angeles is 525 km. The road distance is 583 km.

The cheapest way to get from Redwood City to Los Angeles is to bus which costs $25 - $55 and takes 11 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Redwood City to Los Angeles is to Caltrain and fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $75 - $260.

No, there is no direct train from Redwood City to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Redwood City Caltrain and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 23 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Redwood City to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from El Camino Real & Brewster Ave and arriving at 3rd / Los Angeles St via Palo Alto Caltrain Station, San Jose, CA and 3rd / McDonnell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Redwood City to Los Angeles, including transfers.