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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Miami to Los Angeles. Traveling by bus from Miami to Los Angeles usually takes around 66 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 65 hours,

Distance2336 mi (3759 km)
Shortest duration65h 0m
Cheapest price$204.00
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a bus ticket from Miami to Los Angeles?

The average price for a bus ticket to Los Angeles is $262.20, Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus is one of the most eco-concious way to travel on this route. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

$300$200$100JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Miami to Los Angeles is expected to range from $249 to $291. If you are looking to travel to Los Angeles within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $264. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $249 and can be found on July 20, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$275$220$165$110$55JASONDJFMAMJ

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $204 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Miami to Los Angeles in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $270 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $61.42 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Miami to Los Angeles?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Miami to Los Angeles. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound42d 18h 52m$268.20
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from Miami to Los Angeles every day, with the average journey taking around 66 hours and 52 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Los Angeles usually start from $204.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Miami 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 from Miami to Los Angeles?

The bus takes an average of 66 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 2336 miles from Miami to Los Angeles. However, the fastest bus only takes 65 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Los Angeles, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Miami?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Miami to Los Angeles, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Los Angeles are there per day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Miami to Los Angeles every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Miami to Los Angeles; ticket prices start at $477.00.

City Information

Miami

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With its sprawling beaches, beaming sunshine and thriving nightlife, Miami is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States, if not the world. Boasting an incredible 35-mile stretch of beachfront and warm ocean water, Miami is the perfect place to relax and recharge under the sun. And recharge you must, as it is at night when the city really comes to life. Famous for its vibrant bars and nightclubs, Miami will help you dance all your troubles away.

If you are a foodie, you will be delighted to know that Miami is the city with the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., giving you the unique opportunity to treat your tastebuds to fine cuisine from all over the world, including Cuba, Colombia, Russia and Ethiopia. And if you’re a brew connoisseur, keep in mind that Miami has some of the highest-rated beer in the country.

While you’re in Miami, make your way to the Wynwood district and check out the world-famous Wynwood Walls – a growing outdoor art exhibit featuring large-scale works by some of the best-known street artists from around the globe. After that, head over to the Miami Design District for a well-deserved shopping spree.

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 Miami?

Miami, FL - Miami Intermodal Ctr (3801 NW 21 St) - MIAMEG3-0

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Main departure station: Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St

The Miami Intermodal Center is the largest ground transportation hub in Miami. It serves as the city’s main Greyhound bus station, as well as a key stop for the metro area’s commuter rail service (Tri-Rail) and Miami’s transit lines (Metrorail and Metrobus). Located right next to the Miami International Airport, the station offers easy airport transfers via the MIA Mover rail service which makes it very convenient for travelers flying in and out of Miami to use ground transportation to get around town. In addition, the Miami Intermodal Center boasts a multi-level rental car facility where you can rent a vehicle from various companies.

All bus stations in Miami:

  • Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St

Where does the bus arrive in Los Angeles?

Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St

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

All bus stations in Los Angeles:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St

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