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There are 10 ways to get from Scottsdale to Los Angeles by bus, plane, tram, train, 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.

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Line 50 bus, line 44 bus, fly to Los Angeles  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Camelback Rd & Scottsdale Rd to Camelback Rd & 44th St
  2. Take the line 44 bus from 44th St & Colter St to Sky Train Station
  3. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Los Angeles (LAX) PHX - LAX

$89 - $247

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Night bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the night bus from Phoenix Airport to LA Downtown FlixBus

$17 - $32

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Line 44 bus, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 44 bus from 44th St & Colter St to Sky Train Station
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) PHX - ONT
  3. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to 1st St and Broadway W

$92 - $214

Line 50 bus, line 44 bus, fly to Burbank  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Camelback Rd & Scottsdale Rd to Camelback Rd & 44th St
  2. Take the line 44 bus from 44th St & Colter St to Sky Train Station
  3. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Burbank (BUR) PHX - BUR

$94 - $264

Line 44 bus, fly to Long Beach, tram  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 44 bus from 44th St & Colter St to Sky Train Station
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Long Beach (LGB) PHX - LGB
  3. Take the tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$103 - $251

Line 44 bus, fly to Santa Ana, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 44 bus from 44th St & Colter St to Sky Train Station
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Santa Ana (SNA) PHX - SNA
  3. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station

$113 - $271

Bus Tufesa  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Downtown Los Angeles

$52 - $78

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Los Angeles, Ca 1351 / ...

$44 - $105

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Tempe, AZ to Maricopa Amtrak 8601
  2. Take the train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station Sunset Limited / ...

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Scottsdale to Los Angeles 385.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Scottsdale to Los Angeles is to night bus which costs $17 - $35 and takes 8 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scottsdale to Los Angeles is to line 50 bus and line 44 bus and fly which costs $85 - $250 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scottsdale to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from McDowell Rd & 87th St and arriving at Downtown Los Angeles via Phoenix, AZ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Scottsdale and Los Angeles is 368 miles. The road distance is 385.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Scottsdale to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 50 min and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Scottsdale to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Scottsdale to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Tufesa, depart from Phoenix, AZ station.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Scottsdale to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Tufesa, arrive at Downtown Los Angeles station.

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Los Angeles is 1 h behind Scottsdale. It is currently 9:55 AM in Scottsdale and 8:55 AM in Los Angeles.

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  • Distance: 368.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Scottsdale, AZ, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Tufesa operates a bus from Scottsdale to Los Angeles 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Phoenix to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Phoenix to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Phoenix to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Phoenix to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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 Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Bus from Camelback Rd & Scottsdale Rd to Camelback Rd & 44th St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus from 44th St & Colter St to Sky Train Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to 1st St and Broadway W
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Downtown Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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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 Phoenix, Az to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tempe, AZ to Maricopa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Phoenix Airport to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Scottsdale to Los Angeles is 386 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to drive from Scottsdale to Los Angeles.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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