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Trip Edinburgh Los Angeles

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Edinburgh to Los Angeles

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How to get from Edinburgh to Los Angeles?

We are suggesting 29 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Edinburgh Los Angeles. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Edinburgh Los Angeles

For your trip from Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Los Angeles (California, United States) with a distance of 5146 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Los Angeles from Edinburgh but it is possible to make this trip only by plane with the flight routes Edinburgh-Reykjavik and Reykjavik-Los Angeles.
Leave Edinburgh and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Edinburgh EDI airport, 7.5 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Reykjavik (Keflavik International airport, IATA code: KEF) operated by WOW Air. From Reykjavik, take another plane with WOW Air that will carry you to Los Angeles International airport (Los Angeles, United States).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Edinburgh to Los Angeles without changing trains. You can take the train Edinburgh-Manchester and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of First TransPennine Express to Manchester leave from Edinburgh Waverley railway station in Edinburgh. Arrival in Manchester will take place at Manchester Piccadilly station (0.3 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Edinburgh Los Angeles only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Edinburgh-Manchester.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Edinburgh. The bus will drop you off at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Edinburgh bus station (11.2 mi from Edinburgh) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Manchester.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Edinburgh-Manchester will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Edinburgh and Los Angeles?

Airlines
American Airlines carries out the flights from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to New York (arrival at John F. Kennedy International JFK airport) and from John F. Kennedy International JFK airport (located 13 mi from New York, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
JetBlue Airways flies on the route from John F. Kennedy International JFK airport situated 13 mi away from the city centre of New York to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Thomas Cook Airlines UK schedules the flight from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
FlyBE ensures the flight route from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)
United Airlines carries out the flights from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Chicago (serving O'Hare International ORD airport) and from O'Hare International ORD airport situated 16.2 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Ryanair flies on the route from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Dublin (serving Dublin DUB airport)
Ethiopian Airlines schedules the flight from Dublin DUB airport situated 5.8 mi away from the city centre of Dublin to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
British Airways ensures the flight routes from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Air New Zealand carries out a flight from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Aer Lingus flies on the route from Dublin DUB airport situated 5.8 mi away from the city centre of Dublin to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Frontier Airlines schedules the flight from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways ensures the flight routes from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Delta Air Lines carries out the flights from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to New York (arrival at John F. Kennedy International JFK airport) and from John F. Kennedy International JFK airport (located 13 mi from New York, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Virgin America flies on the route from John F. Kennedy International JFK airport situated 13 mi away from the city centre of New York to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
WOW Air schedules the following flights: from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Reykjavik (serving Keflavik International KEF airport) and from Keflavik International KEF airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of Reykjavik to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Spirit Airlines ensures the flight route from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Easyjet carries out a flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport)
Southwest Airlines flies on the route from Midway International MDW airport (located 6.8 mi from Chicago, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Edinburgh (serving Edinburgh bus station at 11.2 mi from centre) and the city of Manchester where the coach will drop you off at Manchester station situated at about 0.2 mi from Manchester city centre.
Railway companies
Amtrak provides a rail connection Chicago-Los Angeles with the train Southwest Chief from Chicago railway station (2.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Los Angeles at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line from Edinburgh to Manchester with the train which leaves Edinburgh Waverley station to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly railway station (England United Kingdom)
East Coast operates the train journey Edinburgh-London with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Kings Cross at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Edinburgh-Manchester (175.2 mi)

Stop cities from Edinburgh or cities to visit near Los Angeles

When travelling from Los Angeles to Edinburgh by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Reykjavik (Iceland) New York, Chicago (United States) Manchester, London (United Kingdom) Dublin (Ireland). If you have some time on your way to Los Angeles or back to Edinburgh, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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