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Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA by bus

The journey from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA by bus is 1,669.74 mi and takes 61 hr 15 min. There are 11 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:55 PM and the last at 11:40 PM. It is possible to travel from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA by bus for as little as $196.26 or as much as $230.98. The best price for this journey is $196.26.

Lowest Price$196.26
Journey Duration61 hr 15 min
Connection per Day11
Lowest Price$196.26
Highest Price$230.98
First Departure2:55 PM
Last Departure11:40 PM
Distance1,669.74 mi
DepartureMadison, WI
ArrivalLos Angeles, CA
CarriersFlixBus, Greyhound

Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA cost?

The prices for bus tickets from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA will cost $196.26. The average bus ticket price is approximately $217.44. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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When you're traveling from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $217.44. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does it take to get from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA by bus?

The average journey time is 61 hr 15 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 1,669.74 mi from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA to take longer than 61 hr 15 min. The journey from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA covers a distance of 1,669.74 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 61 hr 15 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 53 hr 20 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA?

The first journey of the day departs from Madison, WI at 2:55 PM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 11:40 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Madison, WI and Los Angeles, CA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Madison, WI at 2:55 PM, and the last departure will leave at 11:40 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do journeys run from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA?

On average, there are 11 daily departures from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Madison, WI which travel directly to Los Angeles, CA. There are 11 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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When travelling to Los Angeles, CA by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus and Greyhound from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA
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Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
188.1kg
Bus
201.54kg
Flight
537.44kg
Car
429.95kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA?
A bus ticket from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA is $217.44. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $196.26.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA is $196.26. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Madison, WI and Los Angeles, CA by bus?
Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA is 1,669.74 mi.
How long does the bus between Madison, WI and Los Angeles, CA take?
Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA is on average 61 hr 15 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 53 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA?
The bus journey from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus and Greyhound.
How many bus connections per day go from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA?
Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA has 11 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA leave?
The earliest bus from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA departs at 2:55 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA depart?
The latest bus from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA departs at 11:40 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $196.26 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Madison, WI to go to Los Angeles, CA. You can go from Madison Greyhound Bus Stop and Madison 700 University Ave (Greyhound Bus Stop) and you can arrive at Los Angeles International Airport and Union Station.
What's the fastest journey time between Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Madison, WI and Los Angeles, CA is 53 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Madison, WI and Los Angeles, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA by bus?
The bus journey from Madison, WI to Los Angeles, CA creates 201.54kg of CO2 emissions.

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