The driving time from San Francisco, California to Las Vegas, Nevada is:

8 hours, 45 minutes

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Driving time from San Francisco, CA to Las Vegas, NV

How long is the drive from San Francisco, CA to Las Vegas, NV? The total driving time is 8 hours, 45 minutes.

Your trip begins in San Francisco, California. It ends in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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

You can also calculate the cost to drive from San Francisco, CA to Las Vegas, NV based on current local gas prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.

Since this is a long drive, you might want to stop halfway and stay overnight in a hotel. You can find the city that is halfway between San Francisco, CA and Las Vegas, NV.

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Looking for things to do besides hanging out inside a casino when in Las Vegas? Here are 6 things to do:

1.Slotzilla – a 12-story slot-machine inspired zip line. Try the lower “zipline” (77 feet up) or upper “zoomline” (114 feet up).

2.Viva Vision light show at Fremont Street – it is a 1,500 feet long and 90 feet wide video screen suspended 90 feet above Fremont Street’s pedestrian mall. This 6-minute show runs every hour. Be prepared to hear sounds accompanying the lights from 12.5 million energy-efficient LED lamps.

3.Neon Museum – check out the over 150 signs used for special events, weddings, photo shoots and educational programs. Guided tours are available daily.

4.Mob Museum – learn about mob history of America through interactive and engaging exhibits

5.Million Dollar Photo at Binion’s – besides great food and whiskey at the historic Binion’s, you can have your photo taken with Binion’s display of $1 million.

6.Vintage slots at the D, formerly Fitzgerald’s. These days the slot machines no longer use coins but at the D, you can still fill up your buckets with coins.

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San Francisco, California

City: San Francisco
State: California
Country: United States
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Las Vegas, Nevada

City: Las Vegas
State: Nevada
Country: United States
Category: cities

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