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Journey Information

San Jose to Las Vegas bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$68.00
Shortest Duration14h 45m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from San Jose to Las Vegas right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $73.00 was the low point for bus fares from San Jose to Las Vegas. Buses from Las Vegas to San Jose are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $73.00 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 17 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $17.59 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 16 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 382 miles (615 kilometers) from San Jose, CA to Las Vegas, NV. However, the fastest bus only takes 14 hours and 45 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from San Jose to Las Vegas for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Jose?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from San Jose 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 Jose 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 Jose to Las Vegas; ticket prices start at $65.75.

What bus companies travel from San Jose to Las Vegas?

There is one bus company that operates from San Jose 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
Greyhound316h 18m$80.46

Where does the bus leave from in San Jose?

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

  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill 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

Price trends for buses from San Jose to Las Vegas

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30SepOct

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

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