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Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV by train

The journey from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV by train is 229.01 mi and takes 12 hr 14 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 9:11 AM and the last at 10:10 AM. It is possible to travel from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV by train for as little as $73.87 or as much as $80.60. The best price for this journey is $73.87.

Lowest Price$73.87
Journey Duration12 hr 14 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$73.87
Highest Price$80.60
First Departure9:11 AM
Last Departure10:10 AM
Distance229.01 mi
DepartureLos Angeles, CA
ArrivalLas Vegas, NV
CarriersAmtrak

Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

Take the tain from Los Angeles, CA, to Las Vegas, NV

Embark on an unforgettable train journey from Los Angeles, CA, to Las Vegas, NV, typically taking around 12 hr 14 min. On average, there are 2 daily train departures, with ticket prices generally around $78.29, though you can find fares starting from as low as $73.87.

The journey starts at the historic Los Angeles Union Station, a beautiful Art Deco landmark, also a station to local buses, Metro Rail lines, and regional trains. Here, you will board Amtrak's Southwest Chief service, a popular route that captures the heart and soul of the American Southwest.

The Southwest Chief Service is known for its scenic routes and excellent service. It traverses the beautiful landscapes of the Southwest, providing unique views from the vibrant cityscape of Los Angeles to the mesmerizing desert vistas surrounding Las Vegas. Aboard the Southwest Chief, you can book a roomette or bedroom for a more comfortable journey, particularly for overnight travels.

All passengers have access to the Cafe Car for various carryout-style food options. Passengers in sleeping accommodations also enjoy priority in the full-service Dining Car, with meals included in the ticket price. Coach passengers can also dine here, subject to availability and at an additional cost.

Your destination is Las Vegas Station, located in the city's heart, well-known for its nightlife, casinos, and entertainment venues. For starters, walk the legendary Las Vegas Strip, lined with world-famous casinos, elaborate hotels, and numerous shows. Try your luck at the Bellagio, Caesar's Palace, or The Venetian. For a unique experience, visit Fremont Street's pedestrian area with its vintage Vegas vibes. 

For planning your train journey from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, consider using Virail to compare thousands of rail, bus, and flight routes. Our comprehensive price calendar below can help you identify the most cost-effective travel options between these two cities.

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Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV

The cheapest Los Angeles, CA - Las Vegas, NV train tickets can be found for as low as $37.42 if you’re lucky, or $66.21 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to Las Vegas, NV by train

When travelling to Las Vegas, NV by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
25.8kg
Bus
27.64kg
Flight
73.71kg
Car
58.97kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV are 25.8kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV? By taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV you will save 47.91kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.84kg compared to a bus and 33.17kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV?
A train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV is $78.29. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $73.87.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV is $73.87. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV by train?
Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV is 229.01 mi.
How long does the train between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV take?
Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV is on average 12 hr 14 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 11 hr 18 min.
How many train connections per day go from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV?
Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV leave?
The earliest train from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV departs at 9:11 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV depart?
The latest train from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV departs at 10:10 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $73.87 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV is 11 hr 18 min.
Is there a direct train from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV?
Yes, there is a direct train between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV.
What are the CO2 emissions for Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV by train?
The train journey from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV creates 25.8kg of CO2 emissions.

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