There are 4 ways to get from Riverside to Laughlin by train, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside Amtrak to Needles Amtrak Southwest Chief

$178 - $279

Cheapest option

Train to Santa Ana, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Las Vegas (LAS) SNA - LAS

$110 - $410

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Laughlin 250.9 miles

$24 - $40

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Downtown Pomona station
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Las Vegas (LAS) ONT - LAS

$148 - $556

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The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Laughlin is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riverside to Laughlin is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Riverside and Laughlin is 182 miles. The road distance is 250.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Riverside to Laughlin, including transfers.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Laughlin. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Riverside to Laughlin.
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  • Distance: 182.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Laughlin, NV, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Riverside to Laughlin once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 48 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Santa Ana to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Santa Ana to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Riverside Amtrak to Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Downtown Pomona station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com

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