Drive
Its only a few hour drive from the LA, Salt Lake and Pheonix to Vegas. Keep in mind that the speed limit in many western states is 75mph so objects may be closer then they appear to be. The chart below gives you driving distances from various locations:

  • Albuquerque to Las Vegas is about 585 miles
  • Atlanta to Las Vegas is about 1990 miles
  • Chicago to Las Vegas is about 1780 miles
  • Dallas/Ft Worth to Las Vegas is about 1240 miles
  • Denver to Las Vegas is about 760 miles
  • Kansas City to Las Vegas is about 1365 miles
  • Los Angeles to Las Vegas is about 270 miles
  • Miami to Las Vegas is about 2580 miles
  • New York City to Las Vegas is about 2580 miles
  • Phoenix to Las Vegas is about 290 miles
  • Reno to Las Vegas is about 450 miles
  • Salt Lake City to Las Vegas is about 425 miles
  • San Diego to Las Vegas is about 340 miles
  • San Francisco to Las Vegas is about 565 miles

Fly
Chances are if you are coming from the southeast or east coast, you will want to fly to las Vegas McCarran Airport on one of the major commercial airlines.

Bus
For those who like to leave the driving to others, Las Vegas is also served by Greyhound.