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There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Seattle to Los Angeles  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Los Angeles (LAX) SEA - LAX

$53 - $213

6 alternative options

Fly Everett to Los Angeles  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Everett (PAE) to Los Angeles (LAX) PAE - LAX

$85 - $379

Train to Portland, fly to Los Angeles  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Portland Union Station
  2. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Los Angeles (LAX) PDX - LAX

$93 - $336

Fly Seattle to Long Beach, bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Long Beach (LGB) SEA - LGB
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Long Beach Station to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal

$93 - $296

Bus  •  29h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca 1431 / ...

$117 - $282

Train  •  36h 6m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Coast Starlight

$185 - $525

Drive  •  19h 24m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 1148.5 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to fly which costs $50 - $220 and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to fly which costs $50 - $220 and takes 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal via 7th / Decatur and Westwood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 16m.

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The distance between Seattle and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 971 miles. The road distance is 1148.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) without a car is to bus which takes 29h 16m and costs $110 - $290.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX), including transfers.

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Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to fly which takes 4h 4m and costs $50 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 29h 16m, you could also train, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 36h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 33m.

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Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).
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  • Distance: 971.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $270 and the journey takes 27h 5m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Everett to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Everett to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Everett to Los Angeles via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Everett to Los Angeles via San Jose
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Everett to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Seattle to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Train operators
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 Seattle King Street Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from Downtown Long Beach Station to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
LAX FlyAway
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 Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 1149 miles. It takes approximately 19h 24m to drive from Seattle to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Seattle Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 2422+ hotels available in Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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