The driving time from Las Vegas, Nevada to Los Angeles, California is:

3 hours, 57 minutes

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Driving time from Las Vegas, NV to Los Angeles, CA

How long is the drive from Las Vegas, NV to Los Angeles, CA? The total driving time is 3 hours, 57 minutes.

Your trip begins in Las Vegas, Nevada. It ends in Los Angeles, California.

If you're planning a road trip, you might be interested in seeing the total driving distance from Las Vegas, NV to Los Angeles, CA.

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When driving from Las Vegas to Los Angeles make sure your gas level does not fall below one-quarter of a tank. According to, gas stations may be over 30 miles apart on I-15 especially in the desert area. There are plenty of gas stations in Barstow but just a few in Primm and Baker.

While you take note of your gas level, remember also to keep yourself and your passengers hydrated. Summer temperatures can be as high as 115 degrees. recommends one gallon per person and an extra gallon for the car.

Another important tip to consider is speed limit. The speed limit is 70 mph out there. The California Highway Patrol and the Nevada Highway Patrol are ready to hand out tickets for speeding particularly around Mojave Desert.

For those who love bargain shopping, don’t forget to stop at the outlet malls in Primm and Barstow. Primm Fashion Outlets is an important tourist attraction in Nevada. Tourists visiting Las Vegas can get top fashion for up to 75% savings. Over 100 designer outlets are located in the Outlet. Most importantly you can shop in the comfort of air-conditioned stores.

Las Vegas, Nevada

City: Las Vegas
State: Nevada
Country: United States
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Los Angeles, California

City: Los Angeles
State: California
Country: United States
Category: cities

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