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Travel Information to Los Angeles from Boston

distanceDistance2585 miles (4169 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$165 - $269
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $165 (€138) • 75 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $179 (€149) • 6 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 2585 miles (4169 km) to Los Angeles from Boston. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $165 (€138). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Boston to Los Angeles.

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FAQs

How do I get from Boston to Los Angeles?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Boston to Los Angeles. You can take a bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Boston to Los Angeles the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Los Angeles from Boston is by taking a bus, which costs on average $165 (€138).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Los Angeles:

A bus is $13 (€11) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Boston to Los Angeles costing on average $179 (€149).

A bus is generally $104 (€87) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $269 (€225) from Boston to Los Angeles.

What is the fastest way to get from Boston to Los Angeles?

The quickest way to travel between Boston and Los Angeles is by flight, which takes on average 6 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 75 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 70 h 3 min.

How far is it from Boston to Los Angeles?

The distance is approximately 2585 miles (4169 km) from Boston to Los Angeles.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Boston to Los Angeles?

The average frequency per day from Boston to Los Angeles is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Boston and Los Angeles as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Boston? Where do I arrive in Los Angeles?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Boston to Los Angeles:

    Who can get me from Boston to Los Angeles?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Boston to Los Angeles:

    • You can take a bus from Boston to Los Angeles with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $165 (€138) with Greyhound from Boston to Los Angeles.
    • You can travel from Boston to Los Angeles by flight with American Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $179 (€149) with American Airlines from Boston to Los Angeles.
    • You can travel to Los Angeles from Boston by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $269 (€225) with Amtrak from Boston to Los Angeles.

    Where should I go next after I travel from Boston to Los Angeles?

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Boston to Los Angeles often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Boston and Los Angeles itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Los Angeles and any of these top destinations today!

    How far in advance should I purchase my Boston to Los Angeles one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Boston to Los Angeles, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $165 (€138) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing on average $179 (€149) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing $269 (€225) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Boston to Los Angeles online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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