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Elevation from San Francisco to Las Vegas

Elevation (ft)-1,00001,0002,0003,0004,0005,000
Grade %-6-4-20246
Max elevation: 4735 ft / 1443 m
Min elevation: -70 ft / -21 m
Elevation change: 4806 ft / 1465 m
Max grade: 5.8%
Min grade: -5.5%
Steepness score: 25 + 581 + 4405 + 18 = 5029
Distance: 569.53 mi / 916.58 km
Travel Time: 8 hours 42 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
Very Difficult>20%
It looks like one possible route that might be flatter would be to go through San Jose, but make sure you double check everything if you're planning a road trip. Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about steep grades.

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If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from San Francisco to Las Vegas. You can also view a 3-D map of San Francisco elevation or Las Vegas elevation.

These are some of the possible highways along this route. Use the GPS in your car to verify all driving directions. If you're looking for campgrounds along the way, search for RV parks between San Francisco and Las Vegas.

I-58070 mi / 113 km
I-5193 mi / 311 km
Westside Pkwy15 mi / 24 km
129 mi / 208 km
I-15160 mi / 257 km