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There are 9 ways to get from Worcester to California by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Boston, fly to San Diego  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to San Diego (SAN) BOS - SAN

$167 - $722

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Train to Boston, fly to Los Angeles  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Los Angeles (LAX) BOS - LAX

$171 - $507

Train to Boston, fly to Long Beach  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Long Beach (LGB) BOS - LGB

$207 - $621

Train to Boston, fly to San Francisco  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to San Francisco (SFO) BOS - SFO

$167 - $473

Bus to Hartford, fly to Los Angeles  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Harford, CT
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Los Angeles (LAX) BDL - LAX

$211 - $582

Train to Boston, fly to Burbank  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Burbank (BUR) BOS - BUR

$210 - $776

Train  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Worcester Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$401 - $1,223

Bus  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Harford, CT
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca

$291 - $750

Drive  •  47 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Worcester to Los Angeles 2996.4 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Worcester to California is to train and fly which costs $160 - $480 and takes 11 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Worcester to California is to train and fly which costs $160 - $750 and takes 10 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Worcester station to California. However, there are services departing from Worcester, MA - Union Station and arriving at Main / 1st via Hartford, CT - Union Station, New York, Ny and Main / 7th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Worcester to California station. However, there are services departing from Worcester Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

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The distance between Worcester and California is 2516 miles. The road distance is 2996.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Worcester to California without a car is to train which takes 2 days 16 h and costs $400 - $1,300.

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It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to get from Worcester to California, including transfers.

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Worcester to California bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Worcester, MA - Union Station.

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Worcester to California train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Worcester Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Worcester to California is to train which takes 2 days 16 h and costs $400 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $290 - $750 and takes 3 days 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Worcester to California.
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  • Distance: 2515.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 5 min

What companies run services between Worcester, MA, USA and California, USA?

You can take a train from Worcester to Los Angeles via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 16 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Worcester to Los Angeles via Harford, CT, Hartford, CT - Union Station, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Los Angls Amtrak, Ca, and Main / 7th in around 3 days 1 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Nashville
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Dallas
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Hayden
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Burbank
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Burbank via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,100
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Boston to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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 Worcester Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
20 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 10 min
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Harford, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.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 New York, Ny to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 6 h 31 min.

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Worcester to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angls Amtrak, Ca station.

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California is 3 h behind Worcester. It is currently 9:56 PM in Worcester and 6:56 PM in California.

Worcester to California train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Yes, the driving distance between Worcester to California is 2996 miles. It takes approximately 47 h 5 min to drive from Worcester to California.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., JetBlue Airways, Sun Country Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to San Diego Airport.

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