There are 8 ways to get from Wichita to Los Angeles by plane, bus, train, night 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 to Los Angeles  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Wichita (ICT) to Los Angeles (LAX) ICT - LAX

$165 - $981

Cheapest option

Bus  •  33 h

  1. Take the bus from Wichita, Ks to Oklahoma City, Ok 7321 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Los Angeles, Ca 1351

$142 - $380

6 alternative options

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  6 h 33 min

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

$312 - $1,230

Fly to Burbank  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Wichita (ICT) to Burbank (BUR) ICT - BUR

$314 - $1,230

Fly to Long Beach  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Wichita (ICT) to Long Beach (LGB) ICT - LGB

$305 - $1,229

Fly to Santa Ana, train  •  7 h 56 min

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

$329 - $1,238

Night bus, train  •  32 h 55 min

  1. Take the night bus from Wichita to Newton Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Newton Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$200 - $600

Drive  •  22 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Wichita to Los Angeles 1498.3 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wichita to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 22 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wichita to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $160 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Wichita and Los Angeles is 1201 miles. The road distance is 1498.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Wichita to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wichita to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Wichita, Ks and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h.

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What companies run services between Wichita, KS, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Wichita to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wichita to Los Angeles via Oklahoma City, Ok in around 33 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Wichita to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,600
Flights from Wichita to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,600
Flights from Wichita to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $2,600
Flights from Wichita to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Burbank via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Burbank via Las Vegas, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Wichita to Burbank via Las Vegas, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Wichita to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Long Beach via Phoenix, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Long Beach via Phoenix, Oakland
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Wichita to Long Beach via Las Vegas, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Wichita to Long Beach via Las Vegas, Oakland
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Wichita to Long Beach via Phoenix, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Wichita to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Wichita to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Wichita to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Wichita to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Wichita to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Wichita to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Burbank via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Wichita to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Wichita to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Wichita to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Wichita to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Wichita to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Wichita to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Wichita to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newton Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
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
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Wichita to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
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.

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 Wichita, Ks to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$250 - $330

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