A few Las Vegas casinos offer free connecting trams. This makes it easy to get from one casino to another. Take advantage of these Las Vegas trams whenever you can.
Riding one of these free Las Vegas trams surely beats walking or shelling out your hard earned money to pay for a taxi.
The only catch for most of the free trams listed here is that they leave from one casino to a sister casino. However, if you know what Las Vegas attractions are close to these casinos, you can use the free Vegas tram to your advantage. Also if you plan to go to any of these casinos, then this is a nice way to get to them.
ARIA Express Tram
Mandalay Bay Tram
Mirage - Treasure Island Tram
Providing easy access to ARIA, Bellagio, Vdara, The Cosmopolitan, Park MGM and The Shops at Crystals, the ARIA Express tram is a three station free tram with stops at Park MGM, Crystals retail and entertainment district (closest to ARIA/ The Cosmopolitan ) and Bellagio/Vdara Hotel & Spa.
The innovative CityCenter Tram operates a high efficient tram on an elevated electric track, which is 100% electric and is cable-propelled. The cable on each train is driven by two 460 kW AC motors. For on-board power supply, used for lighting, etc., the trains collect power from the 480 volt power rails running along side the tracks.
ARIA Express Tram at Park MGM Las Vegas
ARIA Express Tram at Crystals
ARIA Express Tram at Bellagio
ARIA Express Tram Route: If you start at the Park MGM station, ARIA Express tram will make its first stop at Crystals retail and entertainment district before making its final stop at Bellagio.
Two 95-foot long trains run simultaneously in opposite directions
Four cars per train, 33 passengers per car and 132 passengers per train
The tram transports 5,068 passengers per hour at peak capacity
The tram travels at 13.5 miles per hour
Passengers can make the roundtrip (from the Bellagio to Crystals Shopping Center to the Park MGM) in six minutes and 15 seconds
Average wait time of less than three minutes at each station.
Cost to ride: Free
The Mandalay Bay tram runs between the Excalibur, the Luxor and Mandalay Bay hotels. The #2 southbound tram runs only from the Excalibur to Mandalay Bay, but the #1 northbound tram starts at Mandalay Bay, stops at Luxor and ends at the Excalibur.
Mandalay Bay Tram Runs every 3 - 7 minutes. Free of Charge.
The Mandalay Bay - Luxor - Excalibur tram is an elevated train, so you'll have to ride an escalator or climb stairs to reach it.
The Mandalay Bay station is located at the edge of the casino (the north east corner), up the escalators and around a corner past Starlight Tattoo and the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar to where the trains board.
The Excalibur station is at the front of the property. If you walk on the street overpasses from MGM Grand, or New York, New York, there's no need to even enter the Excalibur casino. Follow the signs that lead right up to the Excalibur station.
The Luxor station is outside the hotel, directly in front of the Sphinx.
Departing every 8 minutes Free to Ride
Note the tram does not operate during inclement weather and routine maintenance.