There are 9 ways to get from Tulsa 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.

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Fly Tulsa to San Diego  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Tulsa (TUL) to San Diego (SAN) TUL - SAN

$176 - $757

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Bus  •  32 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulsa, Ok to Los Angeles, Ca 1333 / ...

$150 - $360

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Fly Tulsa to Los Angeles  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Tulsa (TUL) to Los Angeles (LAX) TUL - LAX

$170 - $442

Fly Tulsa to Long Beach  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Tulsa (TUL) to Long Beach (LGB) TUL - LGB

$236 - $956

Fly Tulsa to Fresno  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Tulsa (TUL) to Fresno (FAT) TUL - FAT

$275 - $1,315

Bus to Oklahoma City, fly to Los Angeles  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulsa, OK to Oklahoma City Airport, OK
  2. Fly from Oklahoma City (OKC) to Los Angeles (LAX) OKC - LAX

$209 - $853

Fly Tulsa to Santa Ana  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Tulsa (TUL) to Santa Ana (SNA) TUL - SNA

$253 - $1,023

Bus, train  •  40 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Tulsa, Ok to Kansas City, Mo 7322
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$258 - $782

Drive  •  21 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Tulsa to Los Angeles 1442.8 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tulsa and California is 1270 miles. The road distance is 1442.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Tulsa to California without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Tulsa to California, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tulsa to California is to fly which takes 6 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tulsa Airport to San Diego Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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California is 2 h behind Tulsa. It is currently 7:14 AM in Tulsa and 5:14 AM in California.

Yes, the driving distance between Tulsa to California is 1443 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 56 min to drive from Tulsa to California.

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Tulsa Airport to San Diego Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tulsa to Tulsa Airport is to line 203 bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Tulsa to California.
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  • Distance: 1270.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Tulsa, OK, USA and California, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Tulsa to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Tulsa to Los Angeles hourly. Tickets cost $130 - $350 and the journey takes 32 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tulsa to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Tulsa to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to San Diego via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Tulsa to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to Los Angeles via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Tulsa to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Tulsa to Long Beach via Denver, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to Long Beach via Dallas, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Tulsa to Long Beach via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Tulsa to Long Beach via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Tulsa to Long Beach via Las Vegas, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Tulsa to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Tulsa to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Tulsa to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Tulsa to Santa Ana via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tulsa to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Tulsa to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Tulsa to Fresno via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Tulsa to Fresno via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Tulsa to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tulsa to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Tulsa to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Tulsa to Fresno via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tulsa to Fresno via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Tulsa to Fresno via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Tulsa to Fresno via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Tulsa to Fresno via Houston, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Tulsa to Fresno via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Tulsa to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Tulsa to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tulsa to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Tulsa to Fresno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Tulsa to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Tulsa to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Tulsa to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Tulsa, OK to Oklahoma City Airport, OK
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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 Tulsa, Ok to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
32 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $230
Flexible
$260 - $350
Bus from Tulsa, Ok to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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