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There are 7 ways to get from Vermont to California by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Fly Burlington to San Diego  •  10h

  1. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to San Diego (SAN) BTV - SAN

$283 - $904

Cheapest option

Bus to Boston, fly to Los Angeles  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Brattleboro, Vt to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Los Angeles (LAX) BOS - LAX

$169 - $534

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Bus to Boston, fly to San Diego  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Brattleboro, Vt to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to San Diego (SAN) BOS - SAN

$171 - $757

Bus to Boston, fly to Long Beach  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Brattleboro, Vt to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Long Beach (LGB) BOS - LGB

$211 - $656

Car ferry, train  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
  2. Take the train from Westport Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station

$416 - $1,249

Bus  •  3 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal 7
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Los Angeles, Ca

$324 - $793

Drive  •  47h 35m

  1. Drive from Burlington to Los Angeles 2979.2 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Vermont to California is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $800 and takes 11h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Vermont to California is to fly which costs $280 - $950 and takes 10h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vermont to California. However, there are services departing from Downtown Transit Center Burlington and arriving at 5th / Los Angeles via Albany, NY, New York, Ny and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 6h.

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The distance between Vermont and California is 2465 miles. The road distance is 2979.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Vermont to California without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 6h and costs $320 - $800.

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It takes approximately 10h to get from Vermont to California, including transfers.

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Vermont to California bus services, operated by Vermont Translines, depart from Downtown Transit Center Burlington station.

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The best way to get from Vermont to California is to fly which takes 10h and costs $280 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $320 - $800 and takes 3 days 6h.

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There is no direct flight from Burlington Airport to San Diego Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 10m and has one stopover.

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Vermont to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Vermont to California.
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  • Distance: 2465.4 miles
  • Duration: 10h

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

United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines fly from South Burlington to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burlington to Los Angeles via Albany, NY, New York, NY - Port Authority, New York, Ny, Los Angeles, Ca, and 7th / Decatur in around 3 days 6h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,900
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,900
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,900
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Detroit, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,100
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,100
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,100
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Boston to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Hayden
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
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 Westport Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
15h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
43h 10m
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
Bus operators
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 Brattleboro, Vt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 20h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ferries.com

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California is 3h behind Vermont. It is currently 10:36 AM in Vermont and 7:36 AM in California.

Yes, the driving distance between Vermont to California is 2979 miles. It takes approximately 47h 35m to drive from Vermont to California.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Burlington Airport to San Diego Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Vermont to Burlington Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 5m and costs $2.

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