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Cheapest price$20.00
Shortest Duration6h 20m
Trips per day21
bus carriers2
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How is the drive from San Diego to Las Vegas?

To drive from San Diego to Las Vegas, you should take I-15 N. With little traffic, the drive is approximately 4 hours and 45 minutes long.

Most of the drive is through the desert, with a few notable tourist stops:

  • Tom’s Farms in Temescal Valley, CA — a family-friendly park with restaurants and a farmer's market, a steam train, pony rides and more;
  • Glen Ivy Hot Springs at the mouth of the Cold Water Canyon in Corona, CA;
  • Calico Ghost Town in Yerma, CA — a shrine to an old mining town with mountain bike trails, shops, restaurants, as well as cabins and bunkhouses.

There are special events held year-round, including Civil War reenactments in February and the Spring Festival featuring Americana music.

If you wanted to take more time between Las Vegas and San Diego, you can go to Palm Springs, CA, and visit Joshua Tree National Park, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway or the mountain town of Idyllwild.

How populous is Las Vegas?

Las Vegas has a city population of 583,756 and a Metro population of 2,227,053. The city itself spans 135.8 square miles (or 352 square kilometers), and is the 28th most populated city in the United States.

When is the earliest bus from San Diego to Las Vegas?

The earliest bus from San Diego to Las Vegas is through Greyhound, and departs at 4:00 a.m.

How much does a bus ticket from San Diego to Las Vegas cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Diego to Las Vegas were $42.97.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from San Diego to Las Vegas is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 4 days out, tickets are on average $7.04 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from San Diego to Las Vegas?

The distance between San Diego and Las Vegas is approximately 265.13 miles, or 426.58 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 10 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from San Diego to Las Vegas?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Diego to Las Vegas by bus is usually on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from San Diego to Las Vegas?

On average there are 21 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from San Diego to Las Vegas, with an average of 20 trips per day and 410 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from San Diego to Las Vegas. Of the 21 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Las Vegas.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from San Diego to Las Vegas start at $81.75.

2 carriers offer San Diego to Las Vegas bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from San Diego to Las Vegas from $20.00. There are 20 trips per day offered by Greyhound from San Diego to Las Vegas and you can expect on average to pay $41.28 for a Greyhound ticket to Las Vegas. In San Diego, Greyhound departs to Las Vegas from Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave and one other station. In Las Vegas, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 200 S Main St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 10 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Las Vegas in 6 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 21 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $42.14 for a weekend trip to Las Vegas.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 33m
Avg. Price
$41.28

Tufesa Internacional

Book Tufesa Internacional from San Diego to Las Vegas from $70.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Tufesa Internacional from San Diego to Las Vegas and you can expect on average to pay $70.00 for a Tufesa Internacional ticket to Las Vegas. In San Diego, Tufesa Internacional departs to Las Vegas from San Ysidro Transit Center, In Las Vegas, Tufesa Internacional arrives at 99 S Martin L King Blvd,

An average trip on Tufesa Internacional from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 8 hours and 7 minutes, while the fastest available Tufesa Internacional trip will get you to Las Vegas in 6 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Tufesa Internacional offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $70.00 for a weekend trip to Las Vegas.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 7m
Avg. Price
$70.00

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Las Vegas will depart from these stations in San Diego:
  • Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave
  • San Ysidro Transit Ctr
  • San Ysidro Transit Center
Buses arrive in Las Vegas at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Las Vegas for trips arriving from San Diego:
  • Bus Terminal - 200 S Main St
  • South Strip Transfer Terminal
  • 99 S Martin L King Blvd

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