LUX BUS... is direct and cheaper from LA to LV
LUX BUS... is direct and I believe less hours plus cheaper from LA to LV
As you may have heard, the XTrain has been given the "go ahead." This will be a special luxury train traveling between Fullerton, CA (a suburb of Los Angeles) and Las Vegas. This is not the bullet train that has been hyped for the past 20 years. This train will take approximately 5 hours to get from the originating station to the end terminal (near the Plaza Hotel downtown). The train will be equipped with lounges, party rooms and food service. The service will run Thursdays and Fridays, leaving Fullerton at noon and arriving in LV at 5pm. The next service will be on Sunday returning back to L.A. Here is the link to the website: http://www.vegasxtrain.com/index.html
If you lived in Southern California, in a reasonable distance from the Fullerton Station (+/- 100 miles). would you use this service? If so or if not, why?
Keep in mind a couple of things:
1. They are planning to charge $99 pp each way
2. Except for any day during rush hour (and all day Friday and Sunday), you can drive to Vegas in 5 hours so, if you had to drive to the station, it actually would add 2 hours onto the trip each way. To be honest, it can take up to 8 hours to drive home from LV on a Sunday.
3. If you watch SWA, you generally can fly round trip (one hour each way) for under $150, except on Fridays and Sundays--there are no deals those days.[/QUOTE]