The driving time from Texas (TX) to California (CA) is:

23 hours, 38 minutes

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Driving time from Texas to California

How long is the drive from Texas to California? The total driving time is 23 hours, 38 minutes.

Your trip begins in the state of Texas. It ends in the state of California.

If you're planning a road trip, you might be interested in seeing the total driving distance from Texas to California.

You can also calculate the cost to drive from Texas to California based on current local gas prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.

Since this is a long drive, you might want to stop halfway and stay overnight in a hotel. You can find the city that is halfway between Texas and California.

Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the flight time from Texas to California.

It takes more than 24 hours to drive from Texas to California. Where will you be driving from and do you have a destination in California?

If you’re looking for suggestions, here are 15 top attractions in California:

1.Napa and Sonoma Wine Country
2.Disneyland in Anaheim
3.Los Angeles - Universal Studios Hollywood, Sunset Strip, Hollywood Sign
4.San Francisco – Golden Bridge, Alcatraz Park, cable cars
5.San Diego – zoo, SeaWorld, Balboa Park, Legoland
6.Yosemite National Park
7.Death Valley National Park
8.Redwood National Park
9.Muir Woods National Park
10.Joshua Tree National Park
11.Palm Springs
12.Lake Tahoe – hike, bike, camp and more
13.Big Sur
14.Monterey – California’s first capital, visit the Monterey Aquarium
15.Santa Barbara – America’s Riviera

The most famous road trip is Highway 1 Classic with 10 stops from San Francisco to San Diego. For more info on this coast-hugging drive, go to

Texas (TX)

State: Texas
Country: United States
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California (CA)

State: California
Country: United States
Category: states

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