There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Carson City by plane, bus, tram, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Los Angeles, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  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

$85 - $318

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from LA Downtown to Reno FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS to S Stewart Street at Supreme Court Intc

$24 - $40

6 alternative options

Tram to Long Beach, fly, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  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

Train, bus via Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
  3. Take the bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson
  4. Take the bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson

$85 - $147

Train Amtrak, bus  •  19 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV Sacramento / ...

$112 - $268

Train Amtrak, bus #2  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Reno Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS to N Carson Street and W Winnie Lane

$119 - $314

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 26 min

  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

$31 - $47

Drive  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Carson City 441.1 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Carson City is to bus which costs $23 - $40 and takes 14 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Carson City is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $320 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Carson City. However, there are services departing from LA Downtown and arriving at S Stewart Street at Supreme Court via RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 27 min.

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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 14 h 27 min and costs $23 - $40.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Los Angeles to Carson City, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Carson City bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from LA Downtown station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Carson City.
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  • Distance: 365.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

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 Reno and RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS in around 14 h 27 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Long Beach to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
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
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Lancaster station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
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 Amtrak to Reno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
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
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
rtcwashoe.com
Bus from RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS to S Stewart Street at Supreme Court
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
rtcwashoe.com
Bus from RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay V 4SS to N Carson Street and W Winnie Lane
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
rtcwashoe.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from LA Downtown to Reno
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lancaster - Metrolink 44812 Sierra Hwy to Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
estransit.com
Bus from Bishop - Vons/Kmart 1200 N. Main Street to Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
estransit.com
Silverado Stages
Phone
(800) 892-7979
Website
silveradostages.com
Bus from Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Stateline Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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