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Driving from San Jose to Las Vegas. Fastest route?

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Driving from San Jose to Las Vegas. Fastest route?

Hi All,

We are going to be driving from San Jose to Las Vegas in a week and I would like to know the best and quickest route. We normally start by taking 152, but have heard there are other routes, is this true? We don't really care about scenery/stops, but we may stop a little more than half way to vegas for the night.

Any info would be much appreciated.

Thanks!

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1. Re: Driving from San Jose to Las Vegas. Fastest route?

Have you tried maps.google.com well here you go http://goo.gl/maps/sA3sn

you can see average distances, time taken. 152 is right there in Gilroy but that only takes you to I5 so I don't understand what you mean by other routes. other routes to get to I5 ?

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2. Re: Driving from San Jose to Las Vegas. Fastest route?

There isn't much choice. Use 152 to get to I-5 would be the fastest.

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3. Re: Driving from San Jose to Las Vegas. Fastest route?

No, I meant just other ways of getting there. For example, taking 101, etc.

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4. Re: Driving from San Jose to Las Vegas. Fastest route?

Yep - 152 gets you to I-5 the fastest from Gilroy. There are other routes to the south where you can cut over from 101 to I-5, but since you just want to get there as fast as possible, you want to get to I-5 as fast as possible.

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5. Re: Driving from San Jose to Las Vegas. Fastest route?

152 to I-5 to Bakersfield. 58 to Barstow, 15 into Las Vegas.

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