How to travel from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA

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Travel Information between Philadelphia, PA and Los Angeles, CA

distanceDistance2383 miles (3843 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$71 - $317
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $71 (€62) • 5 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $71 (€62) • 5 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 2383 miles (3843 km) by bus, train or flight from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA.

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from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA

How to get from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA by train, bus or flight.

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flight

The best way to travel from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Spirit Airlines
08:56AM7h16
Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL)
01:12PMBurbank, CA (BUR)
$2801One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Greyhound
01:45AM67h10
Philadelphia, PA
05:55PMLos Angeles, CA
$1301One-way
3 transfers
Fastest
Spirit Airlines
05:19PM5h47
Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL)
08:06PMLos Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX)
$3681One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Amtrak
12:42PM70h15
30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
07:57AMUnion Station, Los Angeles, CA
$20991One-way
2 transfers
Amtrak
01:01PM69h56
30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
07:57AMUnion Station, Los Angeles, CA
$23011One-way
2 transfers
Greyhound
01:45AM68h10
Philadelphia, PA
06:55PMLos Angeles, CA
$1351One-way
4 transfers
Greyhound
10:45PM67h30
Philadelphia, PA
03:15PMLos Angeles, CA
$1641One-way
4 transfers
Greyhound
10:40AM61h20
Philadelphia, PA
09:00PMLos Angeles, CA
$1931One-way
2 transfers
Spirit Airlines
08:56AM9h01
Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL)
02:57PMBurbank, CA (BUR)
$2801One-way
1 transfer
Spirit Airlines
08:56AM15h34
Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL)
09:30PMLos Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX)
$2821One-way
1 transfer
Spirit Airlines
08:56AM10h35
Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL)
04:31PMBurbank, CA (BUR)
$3681One-way
1 transfer

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Amtrak, American Airlines and United will get you from Philadelphia to Los Angeles at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak is the main travel company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak travel running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by travel across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next travel journey to Los Angeles from Philadelphia.

      American Airlines is one of the leading airlines in the USA and the world; they offer Main Cabin, Business and First Class tickets for your travel from Philadelphia to Los Angeles.

        FAQs: Travel from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA

        FAQs: Travel to Los Angeles, CA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA.
        FAQs

        There are 3 ways to get from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA: bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of $71 (€62) compared to other travel options to Los Angeles, CA:

        A flight is $67 (€57) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA costing on average $138 (€119).

        A flight is $246 (€212) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA costing on average $317 (€273).

        The quickest way to travel from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA is by flight, which takes on average 5 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 61 h 20 min of travel time.

        Train takes 69 h 59 min on average.

        You should expect to travel around 2383 miles (3843 km) between Philadelphia, PA and Los Angeles, CA.

        The average frequency per day from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA is:

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

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA:

          Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA:

          • You can travel between Philadelphia, PA and Los Angeles, CA by bus with Greyhound. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $167 (€144) with Greyhound from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA.
          • You can go to Los Angeles, CA from Philadelphia, PA by plane with American Airlines, Spirit Airlines or United. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $71 (€62) with Spirit Airlines from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA on Omio.
          • You can go to Los Angeles, CA from Philadelphia, PA by train with Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. You'll see cheap train tickets for $317 (€273) with Amtrak from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA on Omio.

          Yes, there are direct services available from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA with the following travel companies:

          • Take a direct bus with.
          • Direct flight with.
          • Direct services by train with.

          Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Los Angeles, CA as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Philadelphia, PA and Los Angeles, CA.

          Your trip from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA doesn't have to end in Los Angeles, CA. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Tijuana or Santa Barbara, CA. If you’d like to add San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Tijuana or Santa Barbara, CA to your Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Los Angeles, CA today!

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