How to get from Texas to California

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Recommended option

Fly El Paso to San Diego  •  3 h 56 min

  1. ELP - SAN

$124 - $384

Cheapest option

Fly El Paso to Los Angeles  •  4 h 52 min

  1. ELP - LAX

$110 - $412

9 alternative options

Fly Austin to San Diego  •  4 h 52 min

  1. AUS - SAN

$123 - $556

Fly San Antonio to San Diego  •  5 h 4 min

  1. SAT - SAN

$193 - $854

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Diego  •  3 h 46 min

  1. DFW - SAN

$135 - $592

Fly Dallas to San Diego  •  5 h 6 min

  1. DAL - SAN

$138 - $448

Fly Ciudad Juarez to Tijuana  •  4 h 20 min

  1. CJS - TIJ

$118 - $564

Bus Greyhound USA  •  32 h 50 min

  1. 9095 / ...
  2. 1419

$145 - $380

Train  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Sunset Limited

$200 - $650

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  38 h 18 min

  1. Reynosa-Tijuana / ...

$132 - $221

Drive  •  24 h 46 min

  1. 1554.3 miles

$150 - $220

What companies run services between Texas, USA and California, USA?

Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from El Paso to San Diego every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Los Angeles via San Antonio, Tx, Los Angeles, Ca, and 7th / Decatur in around 32 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from El Paso to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from El Paso to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Austin to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from San Antonio to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Dallas to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas to San Diego via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas to San Diego via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Austin to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from El Paso to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Austin to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from El Paso to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dallas to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Antonio to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from El Paso to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Ciudad Juarez to Tijuana
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $650
Room
$750 - $1,100
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Texas and California is 1846 km. The road distance is 2487 km.

The cheapest way to get from Texas to California is to bus which costs $130 - $230 and takes 38 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Texas to California is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs $130 - $600.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Houston Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 36 h 40 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Texas to California. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at 5th / San Pedro via San Antonio, Tx and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Texas to California, including transfers.