There are 9 ways to get from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) to Las Vegas (LAS) SBP - LAS

$187 - $468

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Bus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Las Vegas Amtrak

$6

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Bus to Santa Maria, fly  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Hagerman Softball Complex
  2. Fly from Santa Maria (SMX) to Las Vegas (LAS) SMX - LAS

$78 - $279

Train to Burbank, fly  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Las Vegas (LAS) BUR - LAS

$159 - $608

Train, bus Boltbus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Vegas Hollywood

$65 - $142

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Santa Maria Transit Center 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv

$54 - $138

Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv 1684 / ...

$75 - $185

Train, bus via Barstow, Ca  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center
  3. Take the bus from Victorville, Ca to Barstow, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Barstow, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv

$105 - $249

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas 424.9 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas is to bus which costs $6 and takes 14 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas is to bus and fly which costs $75 - $280 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas. However, there are services departing from Government Center Osos & Palm and arriving at Las Vegas, Nv via Santa Maria, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 37 min.

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The distance between San Luis Obispo and Las Vegas is 318 miles. The road distance is 424.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 35 min and costs $65 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas, including transfers.

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San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas bus services, operated by San Luis Obispo RTA, depart from Government Center Osos & Palm station.

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The best way to get from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas is to fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs $180 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $140 and takes 11 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport to Las Vegas Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 18 min and has one stopover.

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San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Las Vegas, Nv station.

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Map of how to get from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas.
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  • Distance: 317.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between San Luis Obispo, CA, USA and Las Vegas, NV, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas via Santa Maria Transit Center, Santa Maria, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 11 h 37 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Las Vegas via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Las Vegas via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Las Vegas via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Las Vegas via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Las Vegas via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Santa Maria to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Hagerman Softball Complex
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
slorta.org
Bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Santa Maria Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
slorta.org
Boltbus
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 Santa Maria, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from El Monte, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Victorville, Ca to Barstow, Ca
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Barstow, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Las Vegas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas is 425 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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There are 458+ hotels available in Las Vegas. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Luis Obispo to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $3.

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