Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $23
Fastest Way Train — 20min
Eco-Friendly Way Train — 4 lb CO2
Available Modes 2 modes — train and by car
Distance 22 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
Train
$23 · 20min · 7 lb of CO2
VNC to MPK
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Drive
$3 · 33min · 7 lb of CO2
Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks

Drive from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks

It's 23 miles between Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks. On a typical day, it might take between 33min and 35min from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 36min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Thousand Oaks by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $3.

What is the best way to travel from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks?

The are 5 different ways across 2 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of VNC towards SIM, as it is the cheapest to Thousand Oaks. It's common to find tickets for as low as $23. Amtrak operates from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks, so you book your trip with them! Train from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks, it will get you there soon enough!

When to book trip from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks?

Amtrak offers limited service between Thousand Oaks and Van Nuys.We recommend booking the trip to Thousand Oaks about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from Van Nuys the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to Thousand Oaks. There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day.

What's the cheapest way from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks is by train. The train costs $23 roughly and will take 20 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks?

Amtrak costs about $25 between Van Nuys and Thousand Oaks. In total, the train will take roughly 34 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at VNC Van Nuys Amtrak, which is 2 miles from Van Nuys. Further, once you arrive at MPK Moorpark Amtrak or you will still have 9 miles to Thousand Oaks.

How long does it take from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks by car?

The total distance between Van Nuys and Thousand Oaks is 23 miles and will take you about 33 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $3.

How far is Van Nuys from Thousand Oaks CA?

Van Nuys is 22 miles as the crow flies from Thousand Oaks California.  That translates to a 30-45 minutes drive, depending on the time of day.  If this is in rush hour, you can expect the time to bump up to 1 and a half to two hours in commute time.  If you're able, consider taking the train from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks.  It might save you time if you can trade convenience.

Travel companies on this route

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Amtrak Amtrak from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks
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International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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