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Journey Information

San Francisco to Las Vegas bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$45.00
Shortest Duration16h 50m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from San Francisco to Las Vegas

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25MayJun

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get from San Francisco to Las Vegas?

Options for traveling from San Francisco to Las Vegas include taking a bus, taking a train or flying. Among those, taking a bus is the cheapest option, with tickets starting as low as $40. Comparatively, trains average around $82, and nonstop flights start at more than $100.

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to Las Vegas by bus?

On average, it takes about 14 hours and 58 minutes to travel from San Francisco to Las Vegas by bus. There are multiple routes you can take to get there depending on traffic, all of which are between 550 and 600 miles.

What is the cheapest bus ticket to get from San Francisco to Las Vegas?

Greyhound is the only carrier offering trips from San Francisco to Las Vegas, with 5 trips per day on this route. Prices start at $40, but on average you can expect to pay around $60 for a bus ticket.

How much is a bus ticket from San Francisco to Las Vegas?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $48.43 was the low point for bus fares from San Francisco to Las Vegas. Buses from Las Vegas to San Francisco are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $48.43 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 7 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $11.32 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 18 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 417 miles (671 kilometers) from San Francisco to Las Vegas. However, the fastest bus only takes 16 hours and 50 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Francisco?

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from San Francisco to Las Vegas, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from San Francisco to Las Vegas every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Francisco to Las Vegas; ticket prices start at $69.00.

What bus companies travel from San Francisco to Las Vegas?

There is one bus company that operates from San Francisco to Las Vegas. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound318h 34m$51.71

Where does the bus leave from in San Francisco?

San Francisco, California has two bus stations with service to Las Vegas, Nevada:

  • 425 Mission St

Where does the bus arrive in Las Vegas?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Las Vegas, Nevada:

  • Bus Terminal - 200 S Main St
  • South Strip Transfer Terminal

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