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Austin to Las Vegas drive

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  Austin
 Fort Stockton
 Van Horn
 El Paso
 Deming
 Tucson
 Phoenix
 Kingman
   Las Vegas 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   3 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Austin to Las Vegas road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Austin to Las Vegas. If you're planning a road trip to Las Vegas, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Austin and Las Vegas. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Austin and Las Vegas. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Austin
drive for about 5 hours

2:57 pm  Fort Stockton
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:57 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:39 pm  Van Horn
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Van Horn
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:44 am  El Paso
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:44 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:17 pm  Deming
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:17 pm
drive for about 3 hours

6:23 pm  Tucson
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Tucson
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:44 am  Phoenix
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 2:14 pm
drive for about 3 hours

5:14 pm  Kingman
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:14 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

7:49 pm  arrive in Las Vegas
eat at Giada
stay at Bellagio Hotel

day 3 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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Austin to Las Vegas questions

profile  Jessica asked:
what are good places to stop between austin and las vegas  (1 answer)

profile  Alexander asked:
road trip from las vegas to austin best route  (1 answer)

profile  kevin asked:
gas station locations  (0 answers)


Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Austin, Texas.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.


How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.


Where should I stop along the way?

Fort Stockton  (4 answers)

Van Horn  (2 answers)

El Paso  (26 answers)
    questions about El Paso:
        Best free things to do in El Paso?
        Must-see spots & fun things to do for 4 guys in their mid twenties?
        El Paso, TX

Deming

Tucson  (47 answers)
    El Charro Cafe  (2 mentions)
    Ventana Canyon Trailhead  (2 mentions)
    questions about Tucson:
        What to do in Tucson- staying near UofA
        Best free things to do in Tucson?

Phoenix  (107 answers)
    Piestewa Peak  (3 mentions)
    Dreamy Draw Recreation Area  (2 mentions)
    Phoenix Art Museum  (2 mentions)
    Bunky Boutique  (2 mentions)
    Frances  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Phoenix:
        Chelsea's Kitchen
        SunUp Brewing Co
        The Parlor Pizzeria
        The Clever Koi
        Crudo
    questions about Phoenix:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Phoenix?
        Food and things to see in Phoenix and Tucson
        Best restaurants in Phoenix?
        Popular neighborhoods to stay in Phoenix?
        Where are the best free things to do in Phoenix?

Kingman  (10 answers)


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Las Vegas, Nevada.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.


Where's the best place to stay in Las Vegas?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Las Vegas.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Bellagio Hotel, which was mentioned 51 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

MGM Grand Las Vegas  (35 mentions)
Wynn Hotel Las Vegas  (32 mentions)
The Cosmopolitan  (27 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Las Vegas? Click the blue button below.




Where's the best place to eat in Las Vegas?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Giada, which was mentioned 9 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Mon Ami Gabi  (7 mentions)
Wicked Spoon  (7 mentions)
Lotus of Siam  (5 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Las Vegas? Click the blue button below.




What are some things to do in Las Vegas?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Downtown Container Park  (15 mentions)
High Roller  (10 mentions)
The Mob Museum  (8 mentions)
Neon Museum  (8 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Las Vegas. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Stephanie from New York City asked:
Best new restaurants in Vegas?  (15 answers)

profile  Kim from Canada asked:
What time of year is the best for scoring a cheap deals in Las Vegas  (15 answers)

profile  Neil from Baton Rouge asked:
Best tips and casinos for first time gambler?  (13 answers)

profile  Allie from Portland asked:
Is it better to stay on or off the Las Vegas strip?  (12 answers)

profile  Maria from Dublin asked:
Top things to do in Las Vegas that don't include gambling?  (12 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Las Vegas.




Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Las Vegas to Austin drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Austin to Las Vegas. Or get a full Austin to Las Vegas flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Austin well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Austin!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,266 miles
driving time of 19 hours, 2 minutes
Las Vegas is 2 hours behind Austin
155 Austin travel answers
4 Fort Stockton travel answers
2 Van Horn travel answers
26 El Paso travel answers
1 Deming travel answer
47 Tucson travel answers
107 Phoenix travel answers
10 Kingman travel answers
273 Las Vegas travel answers





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