There are 11 ways to get from Santa Clara to Los Angeles by plane, tram, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly San Jose to Los Angeles  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX) SJC - LAX

$75 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  9 h 9 min

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

$22 - $52

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Fly San Jose to Burbank  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR

$62 - $309

Fly San Jose to Long Beach, tram  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Long Beach (LGB) SJC - LGB
  2. Take the tram from Del Amo Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$53 - $258

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  5 h 16 min

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

$81 - $472

Fly San Jose to Santa Ana, train  •  5 h 45 min

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

$72 - $257

Train to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$130 - $476

Bus Boltbus  •  8 h 32 min

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

$29 - $45

Train  •  12 h

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

$67 - $185

Night bus  •  7 h 27 min

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

$37 - $95

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clara to Los Angeles 347 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Clara to Los Angeles is to bus which costs $22 - $55 and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clara to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs $75 - $260.

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The distance between Santa Clara and Los Angeles is 497 km. The road distance is 555 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Santa Clara to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Clara to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Santa Clara Caltrain Station and arriving at 3rd / Los Angeles St via San Jose, CA and 3rd / McDonnell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

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

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Santa Clara to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Santa Clara to Los Angeles 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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
$20 - $50
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$20 - $29
Platinum
$30 - $40
Ejecutivo
$30 - $50
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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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