The Las Vegas Deuce on the Strip, also referred to as The Deuce, is one of Las Vegas bus service for both locals and visitors along the famous Las Vegas Strip. Run by the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), the Las Vegas Deuce is probably the least expensive way to sight-see along the Vegas Strip.
The Deuce runs up and down the Vegas strip, 24 hours a day from the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas all the way to the Mandalay Bay, while stopping at virtually every hotel and casino along the Las Vegas strip.
Deuce on the Strip stops are located about every quarter mile in each direction of the Vegas strip and are marked with signs or by bus shelters.
These Las Vegas buses are more accessible than taxis, which can't pick passengers up off the street. The RTC Transit has 51 routes and if you'll be spending most of your time on the Strip you'll want to take the Deuce. The Las Vegas Deuce is a San Francisco-style double-decker bus that is dedicated to the Strip. It accommodates up to 97 people, it's air-conditioned, spacious and begins the trip at the south end from a terminal close to the McCarran International Airport and ends at a terminal close to Fremont Street. You can also take any of the other 50 buses to see more of Las Vegas.
RTC offers FREE rides on all RTC fixed routes from 6 p.m. New Year's Eve until 9 a.m. New Year's Day and
Free rides for veterans on Veterans Day - November 11
Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) accept $1, $2, $5, $10, and $20 bills and/or Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Diners Club and Debit Cards.
Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) do not give change.
All tickets are validated with a time stamp and are ready to use at the time of purchase from a Ticket Vending Machine (TVM)
Transactions over $80 are not authorized when using credit cards. There is a (4) pass maximum per transaction.
Note: Children 5 years and younger ride free on the Deuce and must be accompanied by an adult.
If you plan to be in Las Vegas for a month or so, you may benefit more from one of the extended passes offered by the RTC. Look through the list of the available passes here.
5-Day and 30-Day Residential All-Access Passes are now available at these stores:
Mariana's Supermarkets, 7 Eleven, Moneytree, Walgreens, Albertsons, Check City, and Cash Land
Las Vegas Deuce Schedule
Things you know about riding the Las Vegas Deuce
The Deuce on the Strip is the most popular transit route in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Deuce on the Strip operates 24-hour a day and runs approximately every 12 to 15 minutes during the day and evening, and every 15 to 21 minutes in the early morning hours.
You must have exact fare to ride the Deuce. Driver cannot make change and ticket vending machine do no give change.
There is no eating, drinking or smoking on board.
Practically you are not allowed to bring onboard any object that is too large to fit between passenger seats and this include luggages. By law, the aisles must be kept clear of grocery bags or other packages.
While on the Deuce, you must Wear a shirt and shoes at all times.
No pets or animals are allowed on board with the exception of service animals which are trained to assist individuals with a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Children must be removed from strollers and fold down strollers.
Note: The RTC provides free rides on all of its fixed routes from 6 p.m. on New Year's Eve to 9 a.m. on New Year's Day in addition to offering extended service hours for several routes.
Points of interest when riding the Las Vegas Deuce
The Las Vegas Deuce travels the length of the Vegas Strip to Downtown Las Vegas. In addition to seeing all the magnificent resorts and attractions along the Vegas Strip, riding the deuce also allows you to visit
All Deuce buses are lift-equipped, kneel to the curb, and have low floors to accommodate passengers using mobility devices. The Deuce, along with all public transit vehicles in Southern Nevada, is ADA accessible. Seating and space for up to two wheelchairs is reserved in the front of the vehicle, just behind the operator's seat. For TDD call (702) 676-1834
Deuce Lost and found
If you left an item on the Deuce, contact a Public Service Specialist at (702) 228-RIDE (7433) or1-800-228-3911 and provide the following information:
1) Route number of the bus you were riding and bus number if possible;
2) Date and time you lost the item; and
3) A detailed description of the item.
All lost and found items, including bicycles, left on transit vehicles may be picked up only at the
South Strip Transfer Terminal, located at 6675 S. Gilespie Street. Items can be claimed only
during the customer service booth hours of 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., weekdays. All items found
will be held for 15 days.
Heading to McCarran International Airport?
There are no direct Deuce bus routes from the Vegas strip to McCarran International Airport. However there are 3 bus routes to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. All 3 buses stop at the airport's Ground Level Zero.
How to get to South Point Hotel from the Vegas Strip
To get to South Point Hotel, take the Las Vegas Deuce Bus 301 from any of the bus stops along the Vegas strip heading South to the South Strip Transfer Terminal.
At the South Strip Transfer Terminal transfer to Bus 117 to South Point Hotel
If you plan to visit Off-the-Strip Las Vegas hotels by bus, here is a list of hotels with their corresponding bus routes. Las Vegas RTC Bus Routes