Other options for getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas are limited and time-consuming - and may not save you as much money as you might think.
Buses from San Francisco to Las Vegas
- Greyhound operates buses between San Francisco and Las Vegas. It takes at least 14 hours and costs $60 to $90 each way, as of mid-2011.
- Green Tortoise (the hostel company) runs buses from San Francisco to Las Vegas on selected Fridays April through October for $62. They accept reservations only 7 days ahead of time.
San Francisco to Las Vegas by Train
There is no direct train service between San Francisco and Las Vegas. In fact, there is no long-distance train service to or from San Francisco at anywhere. To make the trip on Amtrak, you'd have to take a train from Oakland or San Jose to either Los Angeles or Reno, then use their bus service.