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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV?

Lowest Price$87.55
Fastest Train10h 48m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines1

Los Angeles to Las Vegas Route Map

Los Angeles Las Vegas

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Los Angeles 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 train 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, train 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Los Angeles to Las Vegas?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Los Angeles to Las Vegas?

In the last month, $89.71 was the average price of a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.54 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Los Angeles to Las Vegas?

The distance between Los Angeles and Las Vegas is approximately 228 miles, or 368 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 48 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Los Angeles to Las Vegas are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Los Angeles at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Los Angeles to Las Vegas?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Los Angeles to Las Vegas for $32.00.

Which train should you take from Los Angeles to Las Vegas?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Los Angeles, California to Las Vegas, Nevada. However, there are 8 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak811h 50m$90.20

Where is the train station in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Las Vegas:

  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd

Where is the train station in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas receives travelers from Los Angeles at its two active train stations:

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

Price trends for trains from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35NovDec

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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