There are 11 ways to get from Toronto to California by plane, bus, train 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 Toronto to San Diego  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Diego (SAN) YYZ - SAN

$146 - $362

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Fly Toronto to Los Angeles  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Los Angeles (LAX) YYZ - LAX

$170 - $517

Fly Toronto to San Francisco  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Francisco (SFO) YYZ - SFO

$210 - $468

Fly Toronto to Long Beach  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Long Beach (LGB) YYZ - LGB

$256 - $1,011

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Los Angeles  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Los Angeles (LAX) BUF - LAX

$156 - $546

Fly Toronto Island to San Diego  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Toronto Island (YTZ) to San Diego (SAN) YTZ - SAN

$304 - $1,105

Train via Detroit Amtrak  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$361 - $1,106

Train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$374 - $1,156

Bus via Chicago, Il  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL 5515 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca 1351

$249 - $667

Bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca

$255 - $686

Drive  •  40 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Los Angeles 2558.5 miles

$330 - $490

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to California is to fly which costs $190 - $480 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to California is to fly which costs $190 - $480 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Toronto and California is 3399 km. The road distance is 4093.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Toronto to California, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to California. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at 5th / Wall via Harrison & Jefferson, Chicago, Il and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto to California station. However, there are services departing from Toronto and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and California, USA?

Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines fly from Toronto to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Los Angeles via Windsor, Detroit Amtrak, and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Toronto to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Toronto to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto Island to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto Island to San Diego via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Toronto to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto Island to San Diego via Montreal, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Toronto to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Toronto to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Toronto Island to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto Island to San Diego via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto Island to San Diego via Chicago Midway, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto Island to San Diego via Chicago Midway, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Toronto to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Toronto Island to San Diego via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto Island to San Diego via Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Toronto Island to San Diego via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $55
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$85 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $220
Train from Toronto to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $30
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
47 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550
Bus from Toronto, On to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550

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