How to travel from Houston, TX to Los Angeles

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Travel Information from Houston, TX to Los Angeles

distanceDistance1368 miles (2206 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$136 - $239
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $136 (€125) • 36 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $239 (€220) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Travel 1368 miles (2206 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Houston, TX and Los Angeles. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $136 (€125). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Houston, TX to Los Angeles.

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There are 4 travel options from Houston, TX to Los Angeles: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Los Angeles from Houston, TX is by taking a train with an average price of $136 (€125).

This is compared to other travel options to Los Angeles:

Taking a train is usually $31 (€29) less than taking a bus to Los Angeles, which costs on average $167 (€154) for the same trip.

A train is generally $103 (€95) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $239 (€220) from Houston, TX to Los Angeles.

The fastest way from Houston, TX to Los Angeles is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Los Angeles that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 33 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Los Angeles by train can take on average 36 h 40 min.

The Houston, TX to Los Angeles distance is around 1368 miles (2206 km).

The average frequency per day from Houston, TX to Los Angeles is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Houston, TX to Los Angeles as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Houston, TX to Los Angeles:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Houston, TX to Los Angeles, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Greyhound to go to Los Angeles by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Greyhound Houston, TX to Los Angeles tickets on Omio for $167 (€154).
    • United can take you to Los Angeles by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for United from Houston, TX to Los Angeles for $239 (€220).
    • Amtrak can get you to Los Angeles by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Houston, TX to Los Angeles for $136 (€125) on Omio.
    Omio customers who travel from Houston, TX to Los Angeles often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Madrid or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Los Angeles and these popular destinations at a great price.

    Before traveling from Houston, TX to Los Angeles, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $167 (€154) one way for this trip.
    • A plane ticket costs $239 (€220) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $136 (€125) one way for this route.

    But we recommend booking Houston, TX to Los Angeles tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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