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There are 5 ways to get from Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas by bus, plane or train

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Recommended

Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Pepper Tree Inn to Reno Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Las Vegas (LAS)

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Squaw Valley to Walnut Creek Bart Station
  2. Take the bus from Oakland to Las Vegas Downtown

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop to Sacramento
  2. Take the train from Sacramento to Bakersfield
  3. Take the bus from Bakersfield to Las Vegas

Bus via Mojave

  1. Take the bus from Sunnyside Resort to Reno Tahoe International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street
  3. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street to Mojave - Carl's Jr., 44812 Sierra Highway
  4. Take the bus from Mojave Amtrak Bus Stop to Las Vegas

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Truckee Amtrak Station to Sacramento
  2. Take the train from Sacramento to Bakersfield
  3. Take the bus from Bakersfield to Barstow Amtrak Bus Stop
  4. Take the bus from Barstow to Las Vegas

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The cheapest way to get from Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas is to bus which costs $70 - $140 and takes 18h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas is to bus and fly. Taking this option will cost $80 - $240 and takes 4h 17m.

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The distance between Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas is 337 miles.

The best way to get from Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas without a car is to bus and train which takes 16h 40m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reno Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reno Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas.
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  • Distance: 337.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Lake Tahoe, CA, USA and Las Vegas, NV, USA?

You can take a bus from Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas via Sunnyside Resort, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street, and Mojave Amtrak Bus Stop in around 16h 59m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reno to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Reno to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Truckee Amtrak Station to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Pepper Tree Inn to Reno Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
North Lake Tahoe Express
Bus from Sunnyside Resort to Reno Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
North Lake Tahoe Express
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from Mojave Amtrak Bus Stop to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Barstow Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
El Dorado Transit
Website
eldoradotransit.com
Bus from South Lake Tahoe Wye to Sacramento - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Website
El Dorado Transit
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart, 1200 N. Main Street to Mojave - Carl's Jr., 44812 Sierra Highway
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
Sourced Adventures
Phone
888-684-5571
Bus from Squaw Valley to Walnut Creek Bart Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
sourcedadventures.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Oakland to Las Vegas Downtown
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Barstow to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60

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