There are 5 ways to get from Phoenix to Lake Mead by bus, taxi, car, train or plane

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

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Bus, taxi  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
  2. Take a taxi from Las Vegas @ Excalibur to Lake Mead

$199 - $272

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix Airport to Las Vegas Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from BTC Bay #3 to Utah @ Northridge Hdx

$79 - $105

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Las Vegas, Nv 6362
  2. Take the bus from Carson @ 4th to Utah @ Northridge Hdx

$117 - $197

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Lake Mead 256 miles

$25 - $40

Train, fly  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Jefferson/1st Ave to 44th St/Washington
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Las Vegas (LAS) PHX - LAS

$272 - $692

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Lake Mead is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Lake Mead is to train and fly which costs $270 - $700 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Lake Mead is 235 miles. The road distance is 256 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Lake Mead without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 58 min and costs $190 - $280.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Phoenix to Lake Mead, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lake Mead is 1 h behind Phoenix. It is currently 11:28 AM in Phoenix and 11:28 AM in Lake Mead.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Lake Mead is 256 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to drive from Phoenix to Lake Mead.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Lake Mead. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Lake Mead.
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  • Distance: 234.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Lake Mead, NV, USA?

You can take a bus from Phoenix to Lake Mead via Washington St & 41st Pl, Phoenix Airport, Las Vegas Downtown, BTC Bay #3, and Utah @ Northridge in around 9 h 34 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Website
valleymetro.org
Train from Jefferson/1st Ave to 44th St/Washington
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Phoenix to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $55
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GotoBus
Plus
$19 - $27
Platinum
$29 - $40
Ejecutivo
$30 - $45
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Phoenix Airport to Las Vegas Downtown
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com
RTC Southern Nevada
Phone
+1 702-228-7433
Website
rtcsnv.com
Bus from BTC Bay #3 to Utah @ Northridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rtcsnv.com
Bus from Carson @ 4th to Utah @ Northridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rtcsnv.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 Phoenix, Az to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Other operators
Taxi from Las Vegas @ Excalibur to Lake Mead
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
http://taxi.nv.gov/
Website
taxi.nv.gov
ABC Union Cab Co
Phone
+1 702-736-8444
Westcliff Airport Express
Phone
+1 702-261-5211
Website
rtcsnv.com
Taxi Service
Phone
+1 650-630-5179

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