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There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by bus, car, plane, tram or train

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Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Las Vegas Downtown 2030 / ...

$30 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus via South Strip Transit Terminal Bay 14  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, CA Los Angeles

$28 - $56

6 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas 271.6 miles

$26 - $40

Fly from Los Angeles  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Las Vegas (LAS) LAX - LAS

$37 - $176

Fly from Burbank  •  3h 25m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Las Vegas (LAS) BUR - LAS

$51 - $302

Bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Las Vegas (LAS) ONT - LAS

$60 - $304

Tram, line 191 bus to Long Beach, fly  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line to Del Amo Station
  2. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo Station Bay 2 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Las Vegas (LAS) LGB - LAS

$107 - $382

Train to Santa Ana, fly  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Las Vegas (LAS) SNA - LAS

$39 - $181

Los Angeles to Las Vegas by bus

The bus journey time between Los Angeles and Las Vegas is around 5h 37m and covers a distance of around 272 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 15m. Operated by FlixBus-us, Amtrak, EPLA Limo Express and others, the Los Angeles to Las Vegas bus service departs from Los Angeles Downtown and arrives in Las Vegas Downtown. Typically 76 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
5h 37m
Fastest bus time:
5h 15m
Buses per week:
76
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:00
Last bus departs at:
18:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Los Angeles to Las Vegas bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is to fly which costs $50 - $310 and takes 3h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles Downtown and arriving at Las Vegas Downtown. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 25m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Las Vegas is 230 miles. The road distance is 271.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Las Vegas without a car is to bus which takes 5h 25m and costs $30 - $70.

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The bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Las Vegas Downtown takes 5h 25m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Los Angeles to Las Vegas bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, depart from Los Angeles Downtown station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is to bus which takes 5h 25m and costs $30 - $70. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $35 - $180 and takes 3h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Los Angeles to Las Vegas bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, arrive at Las Vegas Downtown station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Las Vegas.
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  • Distance: 230.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Las Vegas, NV, USA?

FlixBus-us operates a bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Las Vegas Downtown hourly, and the journey takes 5h 25m. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and seven other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Flights from Burbank to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Long Beach to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Santa Ana to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $250
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Burbank to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $460
Flights from Santa Ana to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $290
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Santa Ana to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $300
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line to Del Amo Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Las Vegas Downtown
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Sta to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Downtown Los Angeles to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, CA
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Long Beach Transit
Website
ridelbt.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 2 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
Long Beach Transit

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Las Vegas is 272 miles. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas.

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JetBlue Airways, Sun Country Airlines, Frontier Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $8 - $10.

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