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Trip Philadelphia Los Angeles

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

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How to get from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?

We are suggesting 21 routes by train, bus, plane to plan your trip Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Los Angeles

For your trip from Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, United States) to Los Angeles (California, United States) with a distance of 2388 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Philadelphia > Los Angeles will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Philadelphia and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Philadelphia International PHL airport, 7.5 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Los Angeles (Los Angeles International airport, IATA code: LAX) operated by Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines or US Airways.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Philadelphia to Los Angeles without changing trains but some trains run on lines Philadelphia-Chicago and Chicago-Los Angeles allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains Cardinal of Amtrak to Chicago leave from Philadelphia 30th Street railway station in Philadelphia. Arrival in Chicago will take place at Chicago station (2.2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Chicago where the train Southwest Chief operated by Amtrak leave for Los Angeles.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Philadelphia Los Angeles only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Philadelphia-New York.
You will board a coach of MegaBus - US in Philadelphia. The bus will drop you off at New York City bus station (3.3 mi from New York, United States). Please make sure to show up on time at 30th Street Station bus station (1 mi from Philadelphia) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for New York.

Which carriers to travel between Philadelphia and Los Angeles?

Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus - US operates the intercity service from the bus station of 30th Street Station in Philadelphia and to the one of New York City (New York United States)
FlixBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Las Vegas (serving RTC South Strip Transfer Terminal Bay bus station at 4.7 mi from centre) and the city of Los Angeles where the coach will drop you off at Los Angeles station situated at about 0.5 mi from Los Angeles city centre.
Airlines
JetBlue Airways carries out a flight 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)
United Airlines flies on the routes from Philadelphia International PHL airport (located 7.5 mi from Philadelphia, United States) 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)
Virgin America schedules the flight from John F. Kennedy International JFK airport (located 13 mi from New York, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Frontier Airlines ensures the flight route 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)
American Airlines carries out the flights from Philadelphia International PHL airport (located 7.5 mi from Philadelphia, United States) 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)
Southwest Airlines flies on the routes from Philadelphia International PHL airport (located 7.5 mi from Philadelphia, United States) to Chicago (serving Midway International MDW airport) and from Midway International MDW airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Delta Air Lines schedules the flight from Philadelphia International PHL airport (located 7.5 mi from Philadelphia, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Spirit Airlines ensures the flight route from Philadelphia International PHL airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Philadelphia to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
US Airways carries out a flight from Philadelphia International PHL airport (located 7.5 mi from Philadelphia, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Alaska Airlines flies on the route from Ronald Reagan Washington National DCA airport situated 3.1 mi away from the city centre of Washington D.C. to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Railway companies
Amtrak provides rail connections Philadelphia-Chicago with the train Cardinal from Philadelphia 30th Street railway station (1.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Chicago at arrival (2.2 mi from centre) and from Chicago to Los Angeles with the train Southwest Chief which leaves Chicago station to arrive at Los Angeles railway station (California United States)

Stop cities from Philadelphia or cities to visit near Los Angeles

When travelling from Los Angeles to Philadelphia by plane, bus, train, you might have to change at Washington D.C. located at 124 mi from Philadelphia, New York 81 mi away from Philadelphia, Chicago, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Las Vegas (United States). If you have some time on your way to Los Angeles or back to Philadelphia, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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