Seattle to Los Angeles

Cheapest

Bus

Cheapest $54

Quickest

Flight

Quickest 7h 9min

Most Convenient

Train

Most Convenient

There are 1 bus company, 1 train company operating 3 routes - Coast Starlight, Pacific Surfliner, Amtrak Cascades from Seattle to Los Angeles. The cheapest bus costs $54 and is 1d 4h 31min. The cheapest train costs $187 and is 22h 2min.

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What is the best way to travel from Seattle to Los Angeles?

There are 4 ways to travel from Seattle to Los Angeles. 4 buses, 4 trains, 4 flights and 1 by car are possible between the two areas. The bus operated by Greyhound running from Seattle to Los Angeles is the cheapest. The flight from LKE to BUR is the fastest. The train operated by Amtrak running from SEA to LAX is the most convenient.

It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!

Do you recommend the bus or the train between Seattle and Los Angeles?

There is only one bus company, Greyhound, with routes running from Seattle to Los Angeles. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Seattle to Los Angeles. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.

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Bus from Seattle to Los Angeles from $54 with Greyhound

Bus
Seattle to Los Angeles
$54
1d 4h 31min
Seattle
1d 4h 31min · Bus
Los Angeles

Train from SEA Seattle to LAX Los Angeles from $187 with Amtrak

Train
SEA to LAX
$187
22h 2min
SEA
22h 2min · Train Coast Starlight
LAX

Flight from LKE Seattle to LAX Los Angeles from $363

Flight
LKE to LAX
$363
7h 12min
LKE
7h 12min · Flight
LAX

Bus from Seattle to El Monte from $113

Bus
Seattle to El Monte
$113
1d 6h 15min
Seattle
1d 6h 15min · Bus
El Monte

Train from SEA Seattle to GDL Glendale from $196 with Amtrak

Train
SEA to GDL
$196
23h 16min
SEA
19h 39min · Train Coast Starlight
SLO
3h 37min · Train Pacific Surfliner
GDL

Flight from LKE Seattle to BUR Burbank from $360

Flight
LKE to BUR
$360
7h 9min
LKE
7h 9min · Flight
BUR

Bus from Seattle to San Fernando from $111

Bus
Seattle to San Fernando
$111
1d 5h 40min
Seattle
1d 5h 40min · Bus
San Fernando
Flight
LKE to LGB
$365
7h 14min
LKE
7h 14min · Flight
LGB
Train
TUK to LAX
$190
22h 26min
TUK
5h 29min · Train Amtrak Cascades
EUG
16h 56min · Train Coast Starlight
LAX
Bus
Seattle to Long Beach
$54
1d 7h 4min
Seattle
1d 7h 4min · Bus
Long Beach
Train
SEA to BUR
$195
23h 7min
SEA
19h 39min · Train Coast Starlight
SLO
3h 27min · Train Pacific Surfliner
BUR
Flight
SEA to LAX
$361
7h 10min
SEA
7h 10min · Flight
LAX
Drive
Seattle to Los Angeles
$101
23h 59min
Seattle
23h 59min · Drive
Los Angeles