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There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Carson City by plane, bus, tram, train, night bus or car

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Fly from Los Angeles, bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Reno (RNO) LAX - RNO
  2. Take the bus from RTC TRANSFER CENTER and Meadowood Mall to Washington Street and W Plaza Street

$82 - $310

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Night bus, bus  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the night bus from LA Downtown to Reno FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson Reno to Vegas

$35 - $51

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Tram to Long Beach, fly, bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Reno (RNO) LGB - RNO
  3. Take the bus from RTC TRANSFER CENTER and Meadowood Mall to Washington Street and W Plaza Street

$83 - $254

Bus  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Vegas Hollywood
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson Las Vegas to Reno

$86 - $116

Train, bus  •  21h 30m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Reno Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay X 4SS to Washington Street and W Plaza Street

$119 - $314

Drive  •  7h 57m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Carson City 441.1 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Carson City is to night bus and bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 14h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Carson City is to fly and bus which costs $80 - $310 and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Carson City. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson via Las Vegas, NV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 50m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Carson City is 365 miles. The road distance is 441.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Carson City without a car is to bus which takes 14h 50m and costs $85 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Los Angeles to Carson City, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Carson City bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Los Angeles station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Los Angeles to Carson City bus services, operated by Silverado Stages, arrive at Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Carson City is 441 miles. It takes approximately 7h 57m to drive from Los Angeles to Carson City.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Carson City.
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  • Distance: 365.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Carson City, NV, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Carson City via Las Vegas and Las Vegas, NV in around 14h 50m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Long Beach to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Reno Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
RTC
Website
rtcwashoe.com
Bus from RTC TRANSFER CENTER and Meadowood Mall to Washington Street and W Plaza Street
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
rtcwashoe.com
Bus from RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay X 4SS to Washington Street and W Plaza Street
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
rtcwashoe.com
Boltbus
Silverado Stages
Phone
(800) 892-7979
Website
silveradostages.com
Bus from Las Vegas, NV to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com
Bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from LA Downtown to Reno
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Reno Airport.

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There are 291+ hotels available in Carson City. Prices start at $180 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30m and costs .

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