There are 6 ways to get from Vermont to California by plane, train, car ferry, bus 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 Burlington to San Diego  •  9 h 18 min

  1. BTV - SAN

$283 - $904

Cheapest option

Train to Hartford, fly to Los Angeles  •  11 h 39 min

  1. BDL - LAX

$227 - $624

4 alternative options

Train to Hartford, fly to San Francisco  •  11 h 16 min

  1. BDL - SFO

$235 - $872

Car ferry, train  •  2 days 17 h

$416 - $1,249

Bus  •  3 days 4 h

  1. 7

$319 - $833

Drive  •  47 h 35 min

  1. 2979.2 miles

$290 - $430

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

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from South Burlington to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burlington to Los Angeles via Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal, Albany, NY, New York, NY, New York, Ny, Los Angls Amtrak, Ca, and Main & 6th in around 3 days 4 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Hartford to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Hartford to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Hartford to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Hartford to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Hartford to San Francisco via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Hartford to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Hartford to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Hartford to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,900
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,900
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,900
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,900
Flights from Hartford to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Hartford to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burlington to San Diego via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Brattleboro Amtrak to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Westport Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
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 to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 13 min
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 Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice 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
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
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 19 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ferries.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vermont and California is 3945 km. The road distance is 4767 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vermont to California is to train and fly which costs $220 - $650 and takes 11 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Vermont to California is to fly which takes 9 h 18 min and costs $280 - $950.

No, there is no direct bus from Vermont to California. However, there are services departing from Downtown Transit Center Burlington and arriving at Main & 1st via Albany, NY, New York, Ny and Main & 6th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4 h.

It takes approximately 9 h 18 min to get from Vermont to California, including transfers.