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Las Vegas Taxi Fare 2020

How to get a taxi in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Taxi fares is regulated by the Nevada Taxicab Authority, which is a Nevada State agency responsible for issuing medallions and setting fares.

Knowing approximately how much you should pay for a taxi ride should make your trip from the airport less stressful and prevent you from being ripped off or taken on a long-haul through the I-215 tunnel.

All registered taxis in Las Vegas are equipped with a taximeter. However effective December 20, 2019 all direct taxi trips from Mccarran Airport to the locations listed below, and from those locations back to Mccarran Airport are charged at a fixed rate. Check the taxi fare list below to see the corresponding fare that must be charged from or to the airport. Any fare disputes, please call the Taxi Authority at 702-668-4000.

Las Vegas Taxi Cab Rates

For Las Vegas Airport Taxi rates to locations outside Zone 1, 2 and 3, this includes hotels in downtown Las Vegas, the taxi fare is calculated by a taximeter. The meter inside the taxi calculates the cost of your ride and displays the fare. The cost of a taxi ride in Las Vegas is regulated, and each taxi charges approximately the same fares.

How your Las Vegas taxi fare is calculated
Taxi Ride
Price
Drop for initial activation of taximeter
$3.50
Each additional 1/12th mile ($2.76 per mile)
$0.23
Waiting time per hour*
$32.40
McCarran Airport Property pick up fee per pick-up**
$2.00
Credit / Debit Card Fee
$3.00
Fuel Surcharge (Included in per mile rate)
$0.00
3% Excise Tax will be added to all rates and fees
3%

* If the taximeter senses that the taxicab is moving less than 8-12 MPH, the taximeter will assess a charge of $0.23 every 25 seconds ($32.40 per hour waiting time).

** If a taxi ride originates at McCarran International Airport, an additional airport surcharge of $2.00 per trip is added to the taximeter.

McCarran Intl. Airport Las Vegas
McCarran Intl. Airport Las Vegas

Money Saving Tip: Before taking a taxi from McCarran Airport to your hotel, first check here to make sure your hotel does not offer complimentary shuttle service from the airport.

Things you should know about Las Vegas Taxi Airport Trip Zone Pricing

The zone pricing only apply to direct trips. Any stop outside of one of the three zones will be charged according to the existing meter rates.

When Multiple stops within a zone are requested, the second trip within a zone will be charged as a new trip according to the existing meter rates.

Passengers paying with credit cards will be charged a $3.00 fee over the zone amount.

The maximum number of passengers permitted in a Las Vegas taxicab (sedan style) is five (5), including infants and children.

**See Las Vegas Taxi Meter Rates below

Las Vegas Taxi Zone Map Las Vegas Airport Taxi Zones

Las Vegas Flat Rate Zone-Based Taxi Fares

Effective December 20, 2019 Las Vegas taxis started operating a McCarran Airport Trip zone pricing. Below are the three airport zones and the fare you are expected to pay if your destination hotels falls within the zone.

Zone 1 - Sunset North to Tropicana

Las Vegas Taxi Zone Pricing

The Taxi Fare from McCarran International Airport to and from the hotels listed below is $19

Alexis Park All Suite Resort Mandalay Bay Resort
Delano Las Vegas MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
Desert Rose Resort Motel 6 Tropicana
Excalibur Hotel Casino OYO Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas Tropicana Las Vegas
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Luxor Hotel and Casino
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Thomas and Mack Center
Zone 2 Tropicana North to Flamingo

Las Vegas Taxi Zone Pricing

The Taxi Fare from McCarran International Airport to and from the hotels listed below is $23

ARIA Resort & Casino Park MGM
Bally's Las Vegas Planet Hollywood Resort
Bellagio Las Vegas Polo Towers
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Jet Luxury at The Signature Hotel
Elara by Hilton Grand Vacations The Orleans Hotel & Casino
Marriott's Grand Chateau The Signature at MGM Grand
New York-New York Hotel & Casino Travelodge by Wyndham
Paris Las Vegas Vdara Hotel & Spa
Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas
Zone 3 Flamingo North to Stratosphere (The STRAT)

Las Vegas Taxi Zone Pricing

The Taxi Fare from McCarran International Airport to and from the hotels listed below is $27

Artisan Hotel Boutique Las Vegas Marriott
Caesars Palace The LINQ Hotel + Experience
Circus Circus Hotel, Casino Mirage Resort & Casino
Encore at Wynn Las Vegas The Palazzo at The Venetian
Flamingo Las Vegas Residence Inn Marriott Conv. Ctr.
Gold Coast Hotel and Casino Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Harrah's Hotel and Casino Las Vegas SAHARA Las Vegas Hotel
Hilton Grand Vacations at The Flamingo The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod
Hilton Grand Vacations on Paradise SpringHill Suites
Hilton Grand Vacations on the Las Vegas Strip Treasure Island (TI)
Las Vegas Convention Center The Venetian Las Vegas
Palace Station Hotel and Casino Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa
The Palms Casino Resort Westgate Las Vegas
Resorts World Wynn Las Vegas

Here is another way to save a few bucks. If you just arrived at McCarran International Airport and your destination is downtown Las Vegas, The Tropicana Hotel, MGM Grand, Excalibur or New York-New York, proceed to the airport's ground level zero and take the Westcliff Airport Express Bus for only $2 per single ride. Please note, taking this route might involve a little bit of walking to your hotel from the bus stop.

All Las Vegas taxi companies have lift-equipped vans that can accommodate one wheelchair or scooter. Call ahead of time to arrange a pickup.

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