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Getting 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 of getting around 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.

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.

Renting a Car

Rental Car List

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.

Licensed Taxi Companies
Est. Taxi fare to your hotel

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.


How to ride the Strip & Downtown Express

Need to get downtown in a hurry, from the Vegas strip, ride the Las Vegas Strip & Downtown Express Bus.

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.

Westcliff Airport Express Bus

Westcliff Airport Express Bus

Westcliff Airport Express travels from the Westcliff Transit Center to Downtown Las Vegas, with continuing service to McCarran International Airports' Terminal 1 and 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.

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.

Trip to Strip Share-Ride Service

Trip to Strip Share-Ride Service

Ride the all-new Trip to Strip on-demand Las Vegas share-ride service, with no surge pricing.

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, SDX, 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.

Southern California Theme Parks

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

Deuce on the Strip Route & Schedule

Strip & Downtown Express Route & Schedule

WestCliff Airport Express Route & Schedule

Top getting around Las Vegas questions

How can I take a bus to McCarran International Airport?

McCarran Airport Las Vegas

There are 4 bus routes to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. All 4 buses stop at the airport's Ground Level Zero.

1 The Westcliff Airport Express (WAX) 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.

2 The Centennial Express (CX) also provides direct transportation to McCarran Airport Terminal 3 from Downtown Las Vegas.

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

How do I get to Pawn Stars?
ARIA Free Tram Pawn Stars is located on 713 Las Vegas Blvd. South between Gass Avenue and Garces Avenue. The Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) 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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