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from Los Angeles to Washington, DC

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Travel Information to Washington, DC from Los Angeles

distanceDistance2289 miles (3692 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$109 - $253
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $109 (€91) • 4 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $109 (€91) • 4 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Travel 2289 miles (3692 km) by flight, bus or train from Los Angeles to Washington, DC. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are American Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Los Angeles to Washington, DC.

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FAQs
How do I go from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

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

What is the cheapest way from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

The cheapest way to travel between Los Angeles and Washington, DC is by taking a flight with an average price of $109 (€91).

This is compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

Taking a flight is about $144 (€120) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $253 (€211) for this route.

A flight is $102 (€85) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Los Angeles to Washington, DC costing on average $211 (€176).

What is the quickest way from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

The quickest way to travel from Los Angeles to Washington, DC is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Washington, DC by bus can take on average 67 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 64 h 5 min   on average.

What is the distance from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

The distance from Los Angeles to Washington, DC is approximately 2289 miles (3692 km).

How many services a day are there from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

The average frequency per day from Los Angeles to Washington, DC is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Los Angeles to Washington, DC:

    Which travel companies can get me from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

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

    • American Airlines can get you to Washington, DC by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with American Airlines from Los Angeles to Washington, DC for $109 (€91) on Omio.
    • Greyhound can take you to Washington, DC by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Greyhound from Los Angeles to Washington, DC for $253 (€211).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Washington, DC by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Los Angeles to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $211 (€176).
    Is there a way to travel directly from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

    Yes, there are direct routes from Los Angeles to Washington, DC with the following travel companies:

    • You can check for a direct bus to Washington, DC with with 1 direct bus per day.

    Direct services to Washington, DC tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?
    Looking to extend your trip from Los Angeles to Washington, DC? Many Omio customers who go from Los Angeles to Washington, DC usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you're looking to explore New York City, Paris or London from Washington, DC, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    When should I book a ticket from Los Angeles to Washington, DC online to score the best deals?

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

    • A plane ticket costs $109 (€91) one way on average for this trip.
    • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $253 (€211) one way.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $211 (€176) one way for this trip.

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