How to Get to Six Flags Magic Mountain from Los Angeles


Are you looking for a fun weekend getaway with family and friends to Six Flags Magic Mountain, but don’t know how to get there? Are you searching for all the different options there are to get there from Los Angeles? You’re search is over as you just found the perfect article for planning your trip!



Bus Tickets 

Amtrak thruway can take you directly to Six Flags in about 1 hour and 15 minutes. You will take a 1 hour and 5 minute train from Los Angeles to San Clarita. From Santa Clarita station, it’s just a short 10 minute cab ride until you reach the park gates. In total, it will cost approximately $25 to $35.

Train Tickets

Amtrak trains run from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Clarita station in approximately 1 hour. The ticket prices range anywhere from $30 to $40. Once you get to Santa Clarita station, you will take a 10 minute cab ride to the Six Flags park entrance.

Car Service or Taxi

Another travel option to get to Six Flags would be to either rent a car, or call up a taxi. However, the downside to this option is that it can get pretty pricey. According to taxifarefinder, the estimated fare to the theme park is around $100 including tip. Keep in mind that this is only one way! You would need to call up another taxi for the way back. To avoid this expensive cost, then, what else can you do?


The easiest, fastest, and cheapest option to get to Six Flags would be by car. The park is only about 35 miles away from Los Angeles and should take you approximately 45 minutes. The best way to get there is to take I-5 north to Magic Mountain Parkway. From there, exit at Magic Mountain Parkway and proceed along Magic Mountain Parkway to the park entrances. Use this for GPS

Six Flags Parking

You can pay for your parking now online here before you get to the park and save time and cash at the tolls. Parking purchased online costs the same as what it costs if you purchase it at the park. Parking costs $25 per vehicle, but you can upgrade to preferred parking for an additional $10.

Groups - Consider to rent a bus from

If you are traveling with a big group, a great option would be to rent out a charter bus or school bus to take your group back and forth from the park. The great part about chartering a bus is you get picked up and dropped off right at your doorstep. BookBuses provides accurate and affordable quotes according to your needs during your trip, such as custom stopovers, restrooms, WiFi, power outlets, and much more. Instead of having to do intensive research on different kinds of charter buses you can get, head to the BookBuses saves you so much time researching different bus charter options as the website platform allows you see and compare all the different charter bus companies so you can get the best price! To make things even easier for you, BookBuses takes care of all the details. The only additional fee on the day itself will be a small parking fee. All you have to do is book a bus and wait for the day it arrives! Visit or call (646) 801 6280 more information and the different bus possibilities for your group travels!

Here is a quick comparison of the cost to bring a group to Six Flags from Los Angeles

Group Transportation Price Comparison from Los Angeles to Six Flags

Bus Tickets Train Charter Bus Door to Door Charter Bus Per Person
Single Seats Round Trip $60 $70 -- --
30 Passengers $1,800 $2,100 $1,400 $46
50 Passengers $3,000 $3,500 $1,800 $36
Travel Time Each Way 1 Hour 1 Hour 1 Hour 1 Hour

*All prices are estimates and may vary over time

Group Discounts & Group Pricing Six Flags

Groups Pricing for 15+

Six Flags offers a great discount for groups between 15-99 people who purchase their tickets in advance! By purchasing the tickets online here or by calling (661) 255 4501:

  • Tickets are as low as $45.99

  • 1 FREE ticket for every 15 tickets pre-purchased

Six Flags Hours

Six Flags operating hours are pretty consistent, but they do change occasionally based on the day. Make sure to check Six Flags Magic Mountain website for accurate times. The typical operating hours are:

Monday: 10:30AM - 6:00PM

Tuesday: 10:30AM - 6:00PM

Wednesday: 10:30AM - 6:00PM

Thursday: 10:30AM - 6:00PM

Friday: 10:30AM - 6:00PM

Saturday: 10:30AM - 9:00PM

Sunday: 10:30AM - 9:00PM

Hurricane Harbor


Six Flags Hurricane Harbor has some amazing water attractions to offer while at the park. From pulse-pounding speed slides to gentler options for tots, Hurricane Harbor is perfect for families and groups! Currently, Hurricane Harbor is closed for the remaining year, but will reopen in the beginning of 2019! Check out Hurricane Harbor website for more information.

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