There are 8 ways to get from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly to Los Angeles  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Los Angeles (LAX) ORF - LAX

$245 - $1,231

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Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) ORF - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St

$332 - $1,230

Fly to Burbank  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Burbank (BUR) ORF - BUR

$364 - $1,330

Fly to Santa Ana, train  •  12 h

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Santa Ana (SNA) ORF - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station

$389 - $1,338

Bus, train  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC - Union Station
  2. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$395 - $1,197

Bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC - Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca

$269 - $682

Taxi, train, bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take a taxi from Virginia Beach to Newport News Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Newport News Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  5. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

Drive  •  43 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles 2738.4 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $240 - $1,300 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $240 - $1,300 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Virginia Beach, VA and arriving at Los Angls Amtrak, Ca via Washington DC and Pittsburgh, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21 h.

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The distance between Virginia Beach and Los Angeles is 2381 miles. The road distance is 2738.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 20 h and costs $390 - $1,200.

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It takes approximately 9 h 19 min to get from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Virginia Beach to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Virginia Beach, VA station.

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The best way to get from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 9 h 19 min and costs $240 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $700 and takes 2 days 21 h.

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There is no direct flight from Norfolk Airport to Los Angeles Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Virginia Beach to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angls Amtrak, Ca station.

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  • Distance: 2381.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 19 min

What companies run services between Virginia Beach, VA, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles via Washington, DC - Union Station, Washington DC, Pittsburgh, PA, and Pittsburgh, Pa in around 2 days 21 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,000
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Baltimore, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Baltimore, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Baltimore, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Chicago Midway, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Baltimore, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Baltimore, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Newark
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Philadelphia, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Philadelphia, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Burbank via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Norfolk to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Norfolk to Ontario/San Bernardino via Orlando
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Room
$430 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 10 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
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newport News Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$220 - $370
Flexible
$430 - $600
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
Bus from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Virginia Beach to Newport News Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Black & White Cabs of Virginia Beach
Phone
+1 757-855-3334
Website
vabeachblackandwhitecabs.com

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Los Angeles is 3 h behind Virginia Beach. It is currently 4:25 AM in Virginia Beach and 1:25 AM in Los Angeles.

Yes, the driving distance between Virginia Beach to Los Angeles is 2738 miles. It takes approximately 43 h 10 min to drive from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles.

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Delta, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Norfolk Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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