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There are 9 ways to get from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles by subway, plane, tram, 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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BART, BART to Oakland, fly to Los Angeles  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the BART from Walnut Creek BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) OAK - LAX

$57 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, CA to Los Angeles, CA Oakland-LA

$31 - $54

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BART, BART to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the BART from Walnut Creek BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$111 - $439

BART to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the BART from Walnut Creek BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR

$79 - $469

Fly Oakland to Long Beach, tram  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Long Beach (LGB) OAK - LGB
  2. Take the tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$60 - $286

BART to Concord, fly to Burbank  •  5 h

  1. Take the BART from Walnut Creek BART Station to Concord BART Station
  2. Fly from Concord (CCR) to Burbank (BUR) CCR - BUR

$38 - $252

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...

$43 - $114

Train  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$76 - $207

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles 366.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles is to bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 8 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles is to BART and fly which costs $55 - $210 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Walnut Creek and Los Angeles is 343 miles. The road distance is 366.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 53 min and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles is to bus which takes 8 h 53 min and costs $30 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $210 and takes 13 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Walnut Creek to Los Angeles is 366 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles.

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Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Oakland Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 2541+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 343.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Walnut Creek, CA, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min. Boltbus also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Walnut Creek to Los Angeles once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Oakland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Concord to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Concord to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Walnut Creek BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Walnut Creek BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Walnut Creek BART Station to Concord BART Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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 Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from West Oakland, CA to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
boltbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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