As you finalize your plans for the upcoming SEMA Show, I bet one of the questions on the back of your mind is, "How do I get around when I arrive in Vegas?". SEMA Show will feature more than 2,400 exhibiting companies and attendees from all over the world and span more than 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space with indoor and outdoor exhibits at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Understanding how to efficiently get from the airport to your hotel and from your hotel to the show at the Las Vegas Convention Center is extremely important. This is not one thing you want to try to figure out when you get to Las Vegas.
Below is a list of your transportation options, free shuttle pick up locations and times. Save some money and take advantage of all the free shuttles.
Each morning and afternoon during the SEMA car show, free shuttle service are provided throughout the week between the SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center and and more than 45 official hotel partners. Below are the hotel partners and shuttle hours:
The SEMA Show Complementary Hotel Shuttles will run every 20-30 minutes and will drop off/pick up at 3 separate locations at the SEMA Show:
Majestic Lot (Convention Center Drive and Debbie Reynolds Dr
North Hall Door 9
Hotel shuttles will carry an average of 55 passengers and will be marked with a route number. Route numbers will coordinate with which hotel properties they service. The route numbers and pick up locations are listed below. Free
If your hotel is not listed as one of the pickup/drop-off official host hotels, use the Vegas Strip map or Downtown map to locate a host hotel closest to where you are staying and catch the shuttle from there.
Wheelchair accessible transportation is available during hours of operation.
Call 1-866-439-8563 (Please allow 30 minutes).
For all other shuttle inquires call 1-866-439-8563
A complimentary shuttle service to the AAPEX Show at the Venetian Expo Center will be provided from the SEMA show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Date / Time:
Tuesday - Thursday from 7:30am - 6:30pm
Friday from 7:00am - 10:30am and 2:00pm - 5:00pm (no midday service)
Frequency: Shuttles will run every 5 - 10 minutes
Pick up/drop off locations: North Hall Door 9. Free
The following hotels are located within one mile of the Las Vegas Convention Center
|Courtyard by Marriott LVCC||Embassy Suites by Hilton|
|Hampton Inn & Suites LVCC||Hilton Grand Vacations LV Convention Center|
|Las Vegas Marriott||Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel|
|Residence Inn LVCC by Marriott||Resorts World Las Vegas|
|SpringHill Suites by Marriott LVCC||Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino|
|Home2 Suites by Hilton LVCC|
Harry Reid International Airport is located just 2 miles from the Vegas Strip and 3.5 miles from the Las Vegas Convention Center. Most hotels are located within a 15-minute drive from the airport.
Taking a Taxi
Flat rate zone-based taxi fares are in effect at Harry Reid International Airport. Your taxi fare from Harry Reid International Airport to the Las Vegas Convention Center is $27. Use this list to find Las Vegas taxi fares from the Airport to other locations on or around the Strip.
Las Vegas Monorail
The Las Vegas Monorail offers an alternative way of getting to the SEMA Show with a stop directly in front of the Las Vegas Convention Center and another stop by the Westgate Hotel. Ride the Las Vegas Monorail from a station near your hotel to the Boingo Monorail Station at Las Vegas Convention Center.
Getting around the Las Vegas Convention Center campus is now a breeze, thanks to the new 4-passenger-station, Las Vegas Convention Center Loop. The innovative underground transportation system provides fast, free and accessible transportation for convention and trade show attendees across the LVCC campus, connecting the West Hall with Central, and South Halls (adjacent to the Platinum parking lot). Free
Rides at the Convention Center Stations are free of charge, but rides that depart from Resorts World Las Vegas have a charge of $3.50/day.
Tuesday, November 1st - 6:15am – 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 2nd - 6:15am – 8:00pm
Thursday, November 3rd - 6:15am – 8:00pm
Friday, November 4th - 6:15am – 11:00pm (open late for SEMA ignited)
There will be three designated transportation hubs where taxi and ride-sharing services such as Uber of Lyft will be able to drop-off and pickup SEMA Show goers at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Blue Lot (East End of Grand Lobby, adjacent to Central Hall)
Bronze Lot (South of South Hall)
West Hall Transportation Lot (Adjacent to West Hall )
There will be an airport shuttle service to Harry Reid International Airport after the show.
Frequency: every 30 minutes
Date / Time: Thursday, Nov. 4 from 7:00am - 6:30pm and
Friday, Nov. 4 from 7:00am - 6:30pm.
Pick up locations: Majestic Lot (across the street from the West Hall) and the Bronze Lot.
Cost: $10 per person, one-way trip. Cash only. Pay at the bus.
Limited parking is available in Platinum Lot for $10 daily on Show days with in/out privileges.
Platinum Lot Parking Address:
937 East Desert Inn Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Parking can also be found at nearby hotels for parking fees in the $30 - $50 range.
The most affordable way to travel from Downtown area hotels to the Las Vegas Convention Center is to ride the Deuce (bus), Southbound from Downtown. Get off at the Resorts World stop. Walk across the Strip and the West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center is a 10 minute walk.
Use these SEMA Show Survival Tips for some time saving and money saving tips and tricks
SEMA Show 2023 will feature more than 2,400 exhibiting companies and attendees from all over the world.
LasVegasHowTo.com is strictly a travel information website and in no way affiliated or associated with the SEMA Show, Specialty Equipment Market Association and/or it's respective companies. If you have specific questions regarding the show, please contact the convention organizers directly.