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Vancouver to Los Angeles bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||33h 50m|
|Trips per day||4|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Vancouver to Los Angeles right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Vancouver to Los Angeles?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $239.71 was the low point for bus fares from Vancouver to Los Angeles. Buses from Los Angeles to Vancouver are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $239.71 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 38 hours and 1 minute to cover the 1082 miles (1741 kilometers) from Vancouver, BC to Los Angeles, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 33 hours and 50 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Vancouver to Los Angeles at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vancouver?
The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Vancouver to Los Angeles, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Vancouver to Los Angeles every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Vancouver to Los Angeles; ticket prices start at $192.30.
What bus companies travel from Vancouver to Los Angeles?
There is one bus company that operates from Vancouver to Los Angeles. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||4||1d 14h 2m||$239.71|
Where does the bus leave from in Vancouver?
Most buses depart from the main station in Vancouver, British Columbia:
- Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
Where does the bus arrive in Los Angeles?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Los Angeles, California:
- North Hollywood Bus Station
- Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
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