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How To Take Amtrak To Las Vegas, Nevada

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There is no Amtrak train station in Las Vegas, Nevada, but it is possible to reach Las Vegas on Amtrak by connecting with an Amtrak Thruway Bus. You can also take the Southwest Chief to Kingman, AZ and rent a car and drive around 1.5 hours to reach Las Vegas.

You can book your ticket to Las Vegas directly on Amtrak.com or in the Amtrak app or by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL.

Ways To Reach Las Vegas On Amtrak

  • Southwest Chief To Kingman, AZ and rent a car
  • Southwest Chief To Kingman, AZ and take Amtrak Bus
  • Coast Starlight To Oxnard, CA and take Amtrak Bus

From the East Coast

If you are traveling from the east coast you’ll need to book a ticket on the Southwest Chief. Book your ticket either for Kingman, AZ, at which point you can rent a car, or Las Vegas, NV, which when you arrive in Kingman, AZ you’ll be put on an Amtrak bus.

From the West Coast

From Los Angeles you can book a ticket from LAX to LSV which will have you on the Coast Starlight to Oxnard, CA and then on a bus from Oxnard to Las Vegas, NV.

Amtrak to Las Vegas

Amtrak To Las Vegas Tips

It is possible to book a sleeper car on the Southwest Chief to Kingman. Doing so will give you a place to rest during the day and traditional dining for all your meals. From the east, the Southwest Chief gets to Kingman at 12:21am and from the west it arrives at 2:15am.

You won’t be able to rent a car until the next morning, so we recommend using the Amtrak Bus option. If you book your ticket directly to Las Vegas, you can get into your hotel and secure a car the next day if you require one for your stay.

Las Vegas, New Mexico is also an Amtrak station so don’t be fooled into booking a ticket there, it is not the same as the Las Vegas in Nevada.

Amtrak Kingman Station

When we stayed in Kingman, we chose the El Trovatore Motel, due to it’s historic nature along Route 66. There are several motels to choose from in the area.

After you’ve rented your car, do not miss the Route 66 stretch from Kingman to Seligman. It is where the inspiration for the cars movie happened.

Route 66 Best Drives
On the way to Seligman, AZ from Kingman, AZ

Robert Marmion
Rob is married to Allie and together they have been traveling the world for the past 2 years. Rob is one of the most published photographers in the world, having published over 750,000 images in the last 15 years. He enjoys doing landscape and astrophotography while on the road.