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Rodeo fans looking for transportation to and from the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) at Thomas & Mack Center will be glad to learn that the National Finals Rodeo 2023 will offer rodeo fans the option of utilizing a complimentary NFR Express Shuttle Bus service from 23 sponsor hotel properties and The Cowboy Christmas to and from the Thomas & Mack Center.

The FREE NFR Express Shuttle Bus Service will pickup and drop off rodeo fans from approximately 25 hotels on the strip and downtown for each night's rodeo performance. Below is a list of hotels and bus routes. The shuttle bus leave approximately every 15 minutes from each of the hotels listed.

National Finals Rodeo 2023 Dates: December 7 - 16, 2023

Where is Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas?

The Thomas & Mack Center is located on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Thomas & Mack Center is approx. 2.5 miles from the Vegas strip (MGM Grand)
Here is a map of the major Vegas Strip hotels and their approximation to Thomas & Mack Center
The Las Vegas Monorail does not travel to Thomas & Mack Center, however, the MGM Grand Station is across the street from the Bus 201 stop towards Thomas & Mack
The following Bus Routes 108, & 201 will take you to Thomas and Mack Center.
Taxi Fare from Harry Reid International Airport to Thomas and Mack Center is $19
Parking Fee at Thomas and Mack Center during National Finals Rodeo is $20 per vehicle. Parking is available but very limited.
For safety reasons, walking from the Vegas Strip to Thomas & Mack Center is not recommended.

Thomas & Mack Center & Cox Pavilion
4505 S Maryland Parkway,
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Phone: (702) 892-0711
Fax: (702) 892-2824
2022 National Finals Rodeo FREE Shuttle Bus Service

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Free Shuttle
If you are planing to attend the 2022 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, you will be glad to know that FREE shuttle bus service will be provided from and to the following sponsor hotel properties listed below.

Rodeo Starts: 5:45 P.M.
Dates: December 7 - 16, 2023
Distance from your hotel to Thomas & Mack Center

NFR Express Shuttle

The NFR Express shuttle buses leave approximately every 15 minutes from each of the hotels listed below.

NFR Express Shuttle to Thomas & Mack Center (Pre-Event) - 4:00pm. - 6:00pm.
NFR Express Shuttle from Thomas & Mack Center (Post-Event) - 8:15pm - 9:45pm.
*All times and routes are subject to change.

Boarding Location
Route 1
Cowboy Christmas Gift Shop - one way route only
LVCC South Halls (East entrance)
Route 2
NW Corner Guest parking garage
Route 2
North Entrance
Route 3
Back entrance behind the food courts
Route 4
Shark Reef Entrance
Route 4
Main entrance
Route 5
Rideshare Lot at adjacent to entrance
Route 5
North Tower entrance
Route 6
Valet entrance
Route 7
Valet entrance
Route 7
Front entrance
Route 7
Convention Ctr, Circle Dr.
Route 8
Plaza Welcome Sign (Main St & Carson Ave.)
Route 8
Casino Tower entrance
Route 9
Valet Entrance
Route 9
Valet Entrance
Route 10
Colosseum Group pickup
Route 10
Bus Area at Main entrance
Route 11
North valet entrance
Route 11
Bus loading zone, near South Side Valet
Route 12
Paradise Entrance
Route 12
Main entrance
Route 13
Bus depot - adjacent to valet
Route 13
Bus depot - adjacent to valet
Route 14
Main entrance (outside Porte-Cochere)

Shuttle Tips for some hotels not listed

If you are staying at:
Walk over to
Route 13 Walk to Harrah's Bus depot - adjacent to valet
Horseshoe Las Vegas
Route 10 Walk across the Strip to Caesars Palace - Colosseum Group pickup
Route 13 Walk to Planet Hollywood Bus depot - adjacent to valet
Route 4 Walk to Mandalay Bay - Shark Reef Entrance
Route 2 Walk across the Strip to Tropicana - North Entrance

Las Vegas Hotel Discounts

Other National Finals Rodeo 2022 Transportation options

Download the NFR Mobile App

The free 2022 NFR Mobile App gives you access to all the NFR action in the palm of their hand. The NFR App features, include a comprehensive schedule of events for the rodeo, entertainment around town, live stats, scores, contestant information and more.

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