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How to Get Around Las Vegas

How do you plan to get around Las Vegas when you get there?. If you're new to Vegas, this is just one detail that will make you nervous. Don't worry!. There are several ways to get around in Las Vegas.

A lot of what you will do in Vegas and the hotel where you'll be staying will likely be centered around the 4 miles of Las Vegas blvd, commonly known as the Strip or in downtown Las Vegas.

Below are your Las Vegas Strip transportation and other options that will get you to downtown and areas around the Las Vegas valley.

How to Get Around Las Vegas: A Guide to Public Transport in Vegas
Las Vegas Deuce
How to hop on The Deuce

Hop on the Las Vegas Deuce. The Deuce is one of the Las Vegas Transit buses the run the length of the Vegas Strip 24 hours a day and a great way to see all the sights.

Las Vegas Airport Shuttle
Las Vegas Airport Shuttle

Shuttle vans and buses operated by off-airport companies are a popular and convenient transportation option in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas monorail
How to ride the Las Vegas monorail system

Try the super fast Las Vegas monorail system and cover the 4-mile Strip in 15 minutes.
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Monorail Map

Las Vegas Car Rental
Where to rent a car in Las Vegas

Find out where to rent a car from the start so you can see the rest of Las Vegas.

Las Vegas taxi
How to take a Las Vegas taxi

Learn where to go to get a Las Vegas taxi on the Strip. There's no shortage of taxis when you're tired of walking.

Las Vegas Shuttle Ride
How to Get a Free Las Vegas Shuttle Ride

Las Vegas hotels often provide free transportation. If you know what attractions are close to these casinos, you can use the free shuttles to your advantage.

Vegas Strip
Taking a walk on the Vegas Strip

Take a walk to get a closer look at everything on the Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas Free Trams
How to ride a Free Tram

A free tram runs between the Excalibur, the Luxor and Mandalay Bay hotels. Also between Park MGM, Crystal and Bellagio.
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CX Centennial Express Bus
CX Centennial Express Bus

CX Centennial Express Bus travels from the Centennial Hills Transit Center to the Bonneville Transit Center in downtown, with continuing service to UNLV, and McCarran Intl Airport Terminal 1 & 3.

Las Vegas Downtown Loop
Las Vegas Downtown Loop

Looking for a free way to get around downtown Las Vegas? The Las Vegas Downtown Loop is the free downtown Las Vegas circulator bus.
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Golden Knights Express
Golden Knights Express

Golden Knights Express bus is the convenient and affordable option to travel to and from the Vegas Golden Knights home games at T-Mobile Arena.

Bike Share Las Vegas
Bike Share

Need to make a trip that is too far to walk but too short to drive?, RTC Bike Share is your answer. Bike share is another great way to get around Las Vegas.

Uber / Lyft
Uber / Lyft

Uber / Lyft is an on-demand car service that you can use to hire a taxi cab, black car, or shared ride (UberX) from McCarran International Airport to your Las Vegas hotel.

Las Vegas Strip Map
Las Vegas Strip Map

Use this map of the world-famous Strip to get a birds eye view of the Las Vegas hotels along the 4.2 mile stretch.

Las Vegas First Timers Tip

First-timers and visitors who are staying in any of the hotels on and off the strip and want to spend their time on the Vegas Strip, don't need a car. Take a taxi or Shuttle from McCarran International Airport to your hotel.

To sight-see, take the Deuce, Monorail or simply walk
For plans that involve anything outside the strip area or downtown, having your own car is highly recommended.
Your other option will be taking the bus. Here are bus routes to off strip Las Vegas hotels

Tip: Always remember to check the weather.

Nevada Cell Phone Law

No Phone ZoneDrivers are prohibited from texting accessing the internet and hand-held cell phone use while driving. (NRS 484B.165)

The fines are $50 for the first infraction in seven years, $100 for the second and $250 for the third and subsequent infractions. Fines are subject to doubling if the infraction occurs in a work zone.

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Driving distances from Las Vegas

From Las Vegas ToDrive TimeMilesKM
Grand Canyon South Rim 4.5 hours 275 443
Grand Canyon West Rim 3 hours 120 193
Death Valley National Park 2.25 hours 141 227
Hoover Dam 45 mins. 34 54.4
Great Basin National Park 4.75 hours 297 478
Zion National Park 2.75 hours 163 262
Reno, NV 7.25 hours 448 721
Laughlin 1.5 hours 97 156
Los Angeles, CA 4 hours 270 435
San Diego, CA 5 hours 332 534
Phoenix, AZ 5 hours 295 475
San Francisco 9 hours 570 917

Average walking time between Las Vegas hotels

Distance between Las Vegas Hotels

Deuce On The Strip Schedule

CX – Centennial Express Schedule

Route 401 – N. outlets / Symphony Park Schedule

DVX – Downtown & Veteran’s Medical Center Schedule Express

BHX – Boulder Highway Express Schedule

SX – Sahara Express Schedule

Route 402 – Henderson / Boulder City Schedule

Top getting around Las Vegas questions

How can I take a bus to McCarran International Airport?

McCarran International Airport Las Vegas

There are 3 bus routes to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

1 The Centennial Express (CX) provides direct transportation to McCarran Airport Terminal 1 and 3 from Downtown Las Vegas or from Tropicana Ave and Las Vegas Blvd. (Vegas Strip) Board on eastbound Tropicana, alongside the Tropicana Hotel. The Centennial Express (CX) stops at the airport's Ground Level Zero at Terminal 1 and at the Departures Level at Terminal 3.

2 Route 108 southbound, stops at McCarran Airport Terminal 1. If you are traveling from The Strat, the Westgate or the Las Vegas Convention Center, this is the bus to take. Route 108 Schedule

3 Route 109 also travels to McCarran Airport Terminal 1, stopping at the airport's Ground Level Zero at Terminal 1. Route 109 Schedule

How do I get to Pawn Stars?
Pawn Stars is located on 713 Las Vegas Blvd. South between Gass Avenue and Garces Avenue. The bus route 401, Centennial Express (CX) and Deuce on the Strip routes provide service to the Bonneville Transit Center (BTC) just three blocks west of the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop. Additionally, if you board the southbound Deuce trip from the BTC at Bay 19, there is a transit stop across the street from the pawn shop.

How do I get to the Las Vegas Marriage Bureau?

Take Bus 301 (The Deuce on The Strip Northbound) towards Downtown

Get off at Casino Center Blvd. and Garces Ave
Walk (5 minutes) to 201 Clark Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101

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