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Today23 Feb
from £295
Tomorrow24 Feb
from £200
Sun25 Feb
from £174
Mon26 Feb
from £141
Tue27 Feb
from £137
Wed28 Feb
from £131
Thu29 Feb
from £157
Fri1 Mar
from £200

Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

21:45
3d1h
19:50
New York - Chinatown
Cheapest
Los Angeles - N. Hollywood (Lankershim)
Cheapest
23:45
3d9h
06:20
New York - Midtown - 300 W 31st St
2nd Cheapest
Los Angeles - Los Angeles (Americanstar)
2nd Cheapest
08:30
2d15h
21:00
New York - Port Authority
Fastest
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Union Station
Fastest
23:59
2d17h
14:50
New York - Midtown - 300 W 31st St
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Union Station
08:30
2d18h
23:30
New York - Port Authority
Los Angeles - N. Hollywood (Lankershim)
Bus New York to Los Angeles: Trip Overview

Bus New York to Los Angeles: Trip Overview

Average ticket price£172
Average bus trip duration3d
Number of daily buses40
Earliest bus departure01:05
Distance2441 miles
Latest bus departure23:45
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New York to Los Angeles buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses40
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures01:05 - 23:45
Minimum Price£131
Average Ticket Price£172
Minimum Trip Duration2d14h
Average Bus Trip Duration3d
Distance2441 miles
Bus companies on this routeFlixBus, Greyhound
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip New York - Los Angeles

The average bus ticket price from New York to Los Angeles is £172. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from New York to Los Angeles is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

The average travel time between New York and Los Angeles is around 3d , although the fastest bus will take about 2d 14h. This is the time it takes to travel the 2443 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from New York to Los Angeles can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 40 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from New York to Los Angeles by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from New York to Los Angeles, you can travel comfortably and safely with FlixBus, Greyhound.

Buses travelling between New York and Los Angeles leave from Port Authority or GW Bridge and arrive at Ramirez Street bus stop, UCLA, Downtown Tufesa Station.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
21/02
£279
22/02
£331
Today
£295
24/02
£200
25/02
£174
26/02
£141
27/02
£137
28/02
£131
The cheapest trip from New York to Los Angeles was searched and found on 28 Feb 2024 with a price of £131

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from New York to Los Angeles as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from £131 to £477 for a bus ticket from New York to Los Angeles based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at £131, which is on 2024-02-28.

Usually FlixBus will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while travelling from New York to Los Angeles.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from New York to Los Angeles, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses have the smallest carbon footprint of all motorized transport modes. A bus going from New York to Los Angeles will emit half the CO2 emitted by a train, and radically less than a car or an airplane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from New York to Los Angeles while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

What's the cheapest way to go from New York to Los Angeles?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle typeTravel timeAvg priceDaily departures
Vehicle typeBusTravel time3d Avg price£172Daily departures40
Vehicle typeTrainTravel time3d 4hAvg price£267Daily departures7

The best way to travel between New York and Los Angeles is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost £172 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from £99. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Los Angeles, choose the bus, as it will take you from New York to Los Angeles in about 3d – that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to New York by bus?

Bus from Los Angeles to New York

You can also go to Los Angeles by train

Train from New York to Los Angeles

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