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Madera - Las Vegas Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Madera to Las Vegas. Traveling by train from Madera to Las Vegas usually takes around 8 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 8 hours and 9 minutes.

Distance278 mi (448 km)
Fastest train8h 9m
Lowest price$70.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Madera, CA to Las Vegas, NV

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

ramon

March 19, 2021 - Visiting family

Amtrak

Pros: I thought it was overall a great expierence and easy to make the transfers. Tips: Bring your own snacks and drinks.

Pros: I thought it was overall a great expierence and easy to make the transfers. Tips: Bring your own snacks and drinks.

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

In the last month, $70.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Madera, CA to Las Vegas, NV. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $18.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Madera to Las Vegas by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $67 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Madera to Las Vegas in February, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $88 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Madera to Las Vegas?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Madera, California to Las Vegas, Nevada. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak18h 18m$82.60
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Madera to Las Vegas every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $70.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Madera to Las Vegas during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

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

While the train is the main method of transportation from Madera 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.

How long is the train journey from Madera to Las Vegas?

The distance between Madera and Las Vegas is approximately 278 miles, or 448 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 9 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 Madera to Las Vegas are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Madera at 1:00pm and arrives in Las Vegas around 8 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Madera to Las Vegas?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, 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 Madera. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Madera to Las Vegas for $70.00.

City Information

Las Vegas

People say that Las Vegas is a Disneyland for adults and they have a point – with more than 50 casinos and dozens of nightclubs in the Strip area alone, Vegas is the place where you can let loose and have some good old fun.

Why travel the globe when you can see some of the most iconic landmarks in the world right there next to each other on the Las Vegas Strip? Just by walking down the street, you can visit the Eiffel Tower (at the Paris Hotel), check out the Statue of Liberty (at the New York-New York Hotel & Casino), or go for a gondola ride down the canals of Venice (at the Venetian Resort).

Yes, the many gambling opportunities attract millions of visitors to Sin City every year, but it’s the unique shows and concert residencies that have made Las Vegas one of the key entertainment destinations in the world. While you can certainly relax by the pool during the day, Vegas is definitely not a vacation destination if you’re looking for peace and quiet. When you’re in Las Vegas, you better be ready to hit the town, and if you’re lucky – the jackpot!

Station Information

Where is the train station in Madera?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Madera.

Where is the train station in Las Vegas?

Arrival stations

Las Vegas receives travelers from Madera at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Las Vegas:

  • RTC South Strip Transit Terminal

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