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Charlotte-Los Angeles Bus Schedule

Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Charlotte to Los Angeles. Traveling by bus from Charlotte to Los Angeles usually takes around 57 hours and 15 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance2115 mi (3404 km)
Shortest duration57h 15m
Cheapest price$431.57
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
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Price trends for buses from Charlotte to Los Angeles

Monthly average prices

$312$249$187$125$62JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$312$249$187$125$623020100

What bus companies travel from Charlotte to Los Angeles?

There is one bus company that operates from Charlotte to Los Angeles. Tornado Bus is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Tornado Bus12d 9h 15m$432.91

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Charlotte to Los Angeles during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 57 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 2115 miles (3404 kilometers) from Charlotte, NC to Los Angeles, CA. 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Los Angeles. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Charlotte?

There is usually only one bus per day from Charlotte to Los Angeles. It leaves the station in Charlotte at 12:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Charlotte to Los Angeles. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Charlotte to Los Angeles; ticket prices start at $320.45.

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Charlotte?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Charlotte.

Where does the bus arrive in Los Angeles?

Arrival stations

All buses from Charlotte arrive at one main station in Los Angeles.

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