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There are 10 ways to get from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles by train, plane, tram, bus or car

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Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Los Angeles  •  3h 34m

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

$71 - $250

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from San Jose to LA Downtown FlixBus

$14 - $28

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Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Burbank  •  4h 6m

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

$66 - $317

Fly San Jose to Long Beach, tram  •  4h 58m

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

$55 - $264

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  5h 11m

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

$81 - $472

Fly San Jose to Santa Ana, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Santa Ana (SNA) SJC - SNA
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station

$90 - $294

Bus Megabus  •  8h 2m

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

$34 - $50

Bus Boltbus  •  9h 2m

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

$29 - $44

Train  •  12h 10m

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

$69 - $185

Drive  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles 352.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles is to bus which costs $14 - $28 and takes 8h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles is to Caltrain and fly which costs $70 - $250 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Mathilda and arriving at LA Downtown via San Jose. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles station. However, there are services departing from Sunnyvale Caltrain and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station via San Jose Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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The distance between Sunnyvale and Los Angeles is 314 miles. The road distance is 352.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 8h 2m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Sunnyvale to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Jose station.

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Sunnyvale to Los Angeles train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles is to bus which takes 8h 2m and costs $30 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $190 and takes 12h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 314.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

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

Megabus operates a bus from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 45m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 10h 53m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
48m
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
49m
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 San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Jose to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Boltbus

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Sunnyvale to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at LA Downtown station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunnyvale to Los Angeles is 353 miles. It takes approximately 5h 54m to drive from Sunnyvale to Los Angeles.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 2635+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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