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There are 8 ways to get from Union Station to University of California, Merced by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Fresno  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca 6818 / ...

$13 - $21

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Bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca 6834 / ...

$33 - $61

Bus #2  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Merced 498 Sacramento / ...

Bus, train  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
  3. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca

$43 - $62

Drive  •  4h 56m

  1. Drive from Union Station to University of California, Merced 293.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Merced, bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Merced (MCE) LAX - MCE
  2. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Gallo Rec and Wellness Ctr

$76 - $156

Fly to Fresno, bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fresno (FAT) LAX - FAT
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Gallo Rec and Wellness Ctr

$203 - $742

Fly to Stockton, bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Stockton (SCK) LAX - SCK
  2. Take the bus from Manteca to Merced

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The cheapest way to get from Union Station to University of California, Merced is to bus via Fresno which costs $13 - $21 and takes 8h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to University of California, Merced is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Union Station station to University of California, Merced. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Gallo Rec and Wellness Ctr via Fresno, Ca and Merced Transpo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 23m.

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The distance between Union Station and University of California, Merced is 261 miles. The road distance is 293.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to University of California, Merced without a car is to bus via Fresno which takes 8h 23m and costs $13 - $21.

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It takes approximately 8h 23m to get from Union Station to University of California, Merced, including transfers.

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Union Station to University of California, Merced bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Merced Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Union Station to University of California, Merced bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Merced, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to University of California, Merced is 294 miles. It takes approximately 4h 56m to drive from Union Station to University of California, Merced.

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  • Distance: 261.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 23m

What companies run services between Union Station, CA, USA and University of California, Merced, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Union Station to University of California, Merced via Los Angeles Union Station, Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot, Fresno, Ca, Merced, Ca, Merced Transpo, and Gallo Rec and Wellness Ctr in around 8h 23m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Stockton
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Merced
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
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 Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.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 Fresno, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Merced
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Manteca to Merced
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
The Bus
Website
mercedthebus.com
Bus from Merced Transpo to Gallo Rec and Wellness Ctr
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mercedthebus.com

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Boutique Air offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Merced Airport.

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