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from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

  • Door-to-door in 4 h 10 min
  • From ... per seat
  • Optional sightseeing side-trips
  • Sanitized vehicles
Risk-free

Cancel 24 hours before departure for a full refund

Trip Information

Pick-up

Your driver will meet you at your address in Los Angeles.

  • Door-to-door service
  • Help with your luggage

Trip

You’ll travel in comfort for 4 h 10 min.

  • Optional sight-seeing
  • Clean, comfortable car
  • Professional driver
  • Bottled water
  • Child seats
  • Prepared for handicapped
  • Smoke-free
  • Pet friendly

Drop-off

Your driver will drop you off at your address in Las Vegas.

  • Door-to-door service
  • Help with your luggage
In total
  • 436 km
  • 4 h 10 min

Visit these sights on the way

Car trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

Embarking on a car journey from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is not just a simple transfer between two cities but an unforgettable American road trip across California and Nevada. You will be transported along breathtaking desert landscapes with the option to schedule sightseeing stops along the way, ending at your destination in one of the most well-known entertainment centers in the world, all at your own pace and with ease.

With Daytrip’s convenient door-to-door service, you will begin your journey at your accommodation in Los Angeles, where you will meet your personal driver and enter your well-maintained vehicle, ready to start your road trip to Las Vegas. As you pass through the vibrant streets of LA, expertly navigated by your private driver, you will join the highway where the city slowly transitions to the desert.

Now you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the distinctive desert landscape dotted with native Joshua Trees, rocky mountains, and vast sandy spaces stretching into the distance, a spectacular and out-of-this-world scene.

While the deserts here are some of the hottest parts of the USA, inside your comfortable vehicle, you will have no problem keeping cool with climate controls and complimentary water.

Along the way, your private driver will share some top tips for your journey and destination and ensure your comfort. They'll smoothly drive you to any sightseeing stops you have scheduled along the way, such as the California Route 66 Museum or the World’s Tallest Thermometer!

Approaching Las Vegas, in the distance, you’ll see the desert landscape blend back into the city, where you will start to see the ionic towers of the luxurious resorts along the palm tree-lined streets. Your personal driver will seamlessly drop you off directly at your accommodation, where your adventure in Las Vegas can begin!

Choosing a private car service from Los Angeles to Las Vegas turns your transfer into a spectacular journey of discovery. With the option to add interesting sightseeing stops to your itinerary, the journey will be just as fascinating as the destination!

About Las Vegas

The vibrant and extravagant city of Las Vegas is a neon-lit entertainment oasis rising from the vast dry landscape of the Mojave Desert in Nevada. Internationally renowned for its wealth of luxury hotels, first-rate casinos, spectacular shopping experiences, fine-dining restaurants, and a myriad of other opportunities to be uniquely entertained, the city has rightly earned its nickname of ‘The Entertainment Capital Of The World’.

The enchanting and surreal aura of Las Vegas lies in its endless entertainment possibilities and sparkling bright lights that surround you. The main attraction is The Las Vegas Strip, a 4.5 mile (7 km) bustling boulevard lined with luxurious first-class resorts illuminated with neon lights. Enter just one of the many larger-than-life resorts to be met with a world of amenities to discover, each site a destination in its own right. From trying your luck at the casinos, enjoying a relaxing spa treatment, seeing a spectacular show, dining at celebrity-chef restaurants, or partying until the sun rises at a pool party or nightclub, each elaborate site offers out-of-this-world hospitality and luxury for you to experience that will make you feel like a star!

It is hard to believe that Las Vegas has not always been the glitzy and extravagant city it is today. While Nevada legalized gambling in 1931, it wasn’t until the 1950s that the city really started to develop with the construction of iconic casinos, resorts, and entertainment venues that Las Vegas is famous for today. You can find traces of Las Vegas’ history in many museums dotted around the city, for a moment of reflection on the city’s past away from the energetic Strip.

Classic meets contemporary at Downtown Las Vegas, fondly known as ‘Glitter Gulch’ for its glittering neon lights. Here zip lines fly over the iconic Fremont Street lined with more dazzling casinos, bars, and restaurants open 24/7, and a blossoming art district.

Las Vegas is a one-of-a-kind show-stopping city bursting with flamboyant and exhilarating entertainment possibilities. You are sure to have a unique fun-filled experience during your time here amongst the dreamy bright lights and awe-inspiring venues of the 24-hour city.

From Los Angeles to Las Vegas: Travel tips

To make the most out of your trip from glitzy Los Angeles to thrilling Las Vegas, consider these essential travel tips for a seamless experience.

Choose a respected service provider

Choose a reputable car service provider such as Daytrip that has thorough driver screenings and vehicle inspections to ensure comfort, safety, and reliability.

Depart at an off-peak time

Traffic is usually heavier between Los Angeles and Las Vegas on weekends, holidays, and rush hours in the morning and evening. You may want to consider traveling midweek, early morning, or late afternoon to ensure a more comfortable journey.

Remember to pack wisely

Being situated in the desert, temperatures will be hot along the route and in Las Vegas especially during the summer. It is therefore advisable to pack plenty of water for your trip. It is also wise to bring comfortable shoes for walking between the sites on the Las Vegas Strip.

Talk to your personal driver for the best experience

While your driver will not be a professional tour guide, being a local they will be more than happy to share stories, facts, and tips for your journey and time in Las Vegas, so please do not hesitate to chat with him/her! If there is anything you need during your journey, from adjusting the climate control to a quick stop for photos or stretching your legs, please communicate with your driver so they can make sure you are comfortable and have the best possible experience.

Add sightseeing stops to your itinerary

The route between Los Angeles and Las Vegas is lined with fascinating places for sightseeing stops! While we offer our hand-picked recommendations on our website, if there is another site you wish to stop at that is not listed, you can request it as a custom trip on our custom route form. Make sure to add any sightseeing stops to your itinerary well in advance of your departure to ensure they are guaranteed.

Relax and enjoy the scenic desert drive!

The highway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas is through the stunning open desert. Its dry, hilly landscape offers spectacular views for you to appreciate during your ride. So take the time to sit back, relax, and unwind!

How to get from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

Deciding how to get from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is a key part of shaping your travel experience. Many transportation options are available, each offering their own benefits. A private car service stands out as the easiest, most convenient, and most flexible way to get to Las Vegas, turning your trip into an unforgettable experience.

From Los Angeles to Las Vegas by car

The drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is 271 miles (436 km) and takes approximately 4 hours and 10 minutes but can vary depending on traffic conditions. Getting around by rental car is convenient and flexible, allowing you to depart at your leisure. However, driving a rental car out of Los Angeles can be challenging, and many Las Vegas hotels charge for parking, meaning it could be potentially stressful and expensive.

From Los Angeles to Las Vegas by bus

Direct buses to Las Vegas depart regularly from LA with the journey taking around 5 - 7 hours depending on traffic. While this option is the cheapest, it is the longest and least flexible as you have to adhere to bus schedules and have the inconvenience of handling luggage across both cities.

From Los Angeles to Las Vegas by train

An indirect train service runs between Los Angeles to Las Vegas however it is not recommended as it takes over 19 hours and is expensive.

From Los Angeles to Las Vegas by plane

Regular flights run from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and take around 1 hour and 10 minutes. This option is the quickest, however, the travel time does not take into account getting to and from the airports and going through the airports. You will also miss the beautiful desert views you can see when driving.

From Los Angeles to Las Vegas with Daytrip

Alternatively, choosing a private car service with Daytrip offers a convenient, straightforward, and comfortable service with the luxury of stopping along the way for sightseeing opportunities.

No need to worry about how to get to and from the bus station or airport as we offer a convenient door-to-door service! Your driver will meet you at your desired pick-up point in Los Angeles and drop you off at your hotel in Las Vegas. We operate 24 hours a day so you have the freedom to choose your departure time at any time of day, meaning no stress sticking to public transportation schedules allowing you to take control of your holiday.

Rather than being stuck on a cramped bus or plane, we offer the option for you to choose your vehicle from a sedan, luxury sedan, MPV, or van depending on your needs, ensuring you travel in comfort and style. Your vehicle will have climate control and will have been inspected for safety, reliability, and comfort ensuring you have the most comfortable and relaxing experience.

Traveling with Daytrip you also have the opportunity to experience sightseeing stops along the way when adding them to your itinerary in advance such as the fascinating Calico Ghost Town. With the added benefit of having a local professional driver, who will be able to share with you local tips and expertly navigate the roads, you can turn a day of traveling into a fun-filled sightseeing road trip across California and Nevada!

Ultimately, a private car service is the best way to get from Los Angeles to Las Vegas as it allows you to travel according to your schedule with ease and door-to-door convenience, allowing you to relax and enjoy your trip to the fullest!

Things to do when you get to Las Vegas

Arriving in Las Vegas, you will be met with a glitzy cityscape home to a blend of entertainment possibilities unlike anywhere else in the world.

Start at the iconic Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign to take a photo souvenir of the iconic neon landmark dating back to 1959. Its design is fun and bright, reflecting the time you are about to have in the city!

From here, visit the most famous street in the city, The Las Vegas Strip, to be amazed and entertained by the many luxury resorts, casinos, and entertainment venues. Each site has a unique design illuminated by sparkling neon lights. Walk into just one of the resorts along the LV Strip, and you will enter a world of entertainment at your fingertips, with casinos, swimming pools, restaurants, bars, rides, and shows just some of the entertaining experiences on offer!

Visit the Bellagio to watch the stunning illuminated water fountain show while sipping a cocktail. Afterward, venture inside to join a Cirque du Soleil show or admire the luscious plants at the botanical garden. Next move on to the Paris Resort to experience a Parisian vibe. Climb the half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower for scenic views of the Strip. Later, visit the luxurious Venetian to be transported to romantic Venice, where a gondola ride will provide you with a relaxing moment amongst the Italian-inspired architecture.

Once you've been thoroughly entertained by the famous Strip, head on to Downtown LV for a more easygoing but equally entertaining experience. Stroll Fremont Street to watch street performers and discover many glittering casinos, restaurants, and bars. Thrill-seekers might decide getting around on foot is too slow and instead want to see the street from above and race a zip line down the famous street. You can also discover some Las Vegas history at the Neon Museum, where you can find vintage neon signs in their "Neon Boneyard", and the Mob Museum which retraces Las Vegas’ history of organized crime. There is also a vibrant art scene where you can wander through galleries, quirky craft beer and cocktail bars, and kitsch vintage shops.

For scenic views across the city, the High Roller offers spectacular panoramic views from the 550-foot (168-meter) high Ferris wheel. Alternatively, climb up the tower of the STRAT Hotel, where you can find a viewing platform and a revolving restaurant that offers award-winning cuisine with 360 views of the city, perfect at sunset.

Overall, Las Vegas is an entertainment paradise waiting to be discovered, chock-full of colossal luxury resorts, sparkling casinos, an intoxicating culinary scene, interesting museums, and endless entertainment, all illuminated by iconic neon lights.

Questions & Answers about Traveling from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

You can expect to pay between $556 to $1794 for a one-way trip without sightseeing stops. Prices vary depending on your choice of vehicle, the season, and the time of booking, with the best rates available when booking in advance. Daytrip charges per vehicle, not per passenger, so the price can be as low as $257 per seat when traveling in a group of 7 passengers!
The best way to travel from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is by private car service. With this option, you can enjoy the freedom of traveling to your desired itinerary with a convenient door-to-door service allowing you to relax and take in the sights.
The drive from LA to Vegas takes approximately 4 hours and 10 minutes although this can vary depending on traffic.
There are direct public transportation options by bus and plane. While these options are cost-effective, they are less convenient and offer less freedom than a private car service.
An advantage of choosing Daytrip is that you can stop for photo opportunities or visit attractions along the way! Please do not hesitate to ask your driver on the day for a quick photo stop. For attraction stops, you should add these to your itinerary well in advance of your trip to ensure they will be guaranteed.
The distance from LA to Las Vegas is 271 miles (436 km) along a desert-lined highway.
Be prepared for Nevada’s hot climate by bringing plenty of water. We also recommend bringing comfortable walking shoes and consider departing at off-peak times for a more comfortable experience.

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  • Air conditioned
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Child seats
  • Pet friendly
  • Smoke-free
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  • Chauffeur-style service
  • Extra amenities
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The Daytrip driver advantage

Daytrip driver
  • Local knowledge about the route from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
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  • English speaking*

    All Daytrip drivers speak English* as well as their native language (and sometimes additional languages too!). They'll be happy to discuss local history and culture with you, as well as answer any questions you may have. And because they speak the language, they're able to provide you with a unique opportunity to connect with local culture. *Drivers for Lite service aren't required to speak English but must meet all other standards.

  • Safety first!

    We screen all our drivers for criminal and traffic records, and personally interview each one. We also inspect their cars for safety, comfort, and reliability. All cars must be less than ten years old, in excellent operating condition, and insured as required by local law. And because our drivers are locals, they're familiar with the rules and customs of the road.

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You can cancel your booking up to 24 hours before departure and get a full refund.

World-class customer support

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Flexible cancellation policy

  • Cancellations: 100% refund up to 24 hours before the trip!
  • Changes: Free up to 24 hours before the trip!

Good to know

Children

If you’re traveling with children, make sure to let us know in the booking so we can get the appropriate child seats ready!

Pets

Pets are allowed (and loved)! We just need to know beforehand. You can tell us about them in the next phase of the booking.

Tips

Gratuity isn’t included or required, but if you really enjoyed your trip, you can show your driver your appreciation with an optional tip (10% is sufficient).

Luggage

  • Big luggage
  • 29x21x11 inches
  • 74x53x28 cm
  • Small luggage
  • 22x14x9 inches
  • 56x36x23 cm

Each passenger is allowed to have one checked bag and one carry on. If you’re traveling with more bags or oversized luggage, you can adjust this while booking.

Payment methods

Pay by credit card online, or in cash directly to your driver!

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