People often ask about how they can get from San Diego to Las Vegas (or vice versa) without renting a car and driving. The previous page offers flight options, and this is a roundup of other ways you can do it. Options for getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by buses or a train are limited and more time-consuming than driving or flying. Prices are current as of mid-2011.
San Diego to Las Vegas by BusYou'd think there would be more than just one bus service between San Diego and Las Vegas, but unfortunately, there isn't.
- Greyhound Bus runs between San Diego and Las Vegas. The fastest time is 8 hours and fares range from $40 to $50 one way. You'll find web-only prices and other specials on their Lucky Strike Casino Service.
San Diego to Las Vegas by TrainNo train routes operate directly between San Diego and Las Vegas.
If you're really determined to take a train/bus from San Diego to Las Vegas, you can get part way there on the rails. This is how you do it: Take an Amtrak train from San Diego to Los Angeles Union Station, then they'll put you on a bus to Las Vegas. The whole trip takes a little more than 10 hours and there are 2 departures a day. Fare is about $90. Check it out here. To reserve, select Las Vegas - Bus Service, NV (LVS) as your destination.