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Las Vegas Taxi Fare 2018

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. 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

There is an initial charge of $3.50 when the meter starts to run.
Each additional 1/12th mile is $.23
Waiting time, Per hour $32.40
If you are starting your trip from the airport, there is an additional charge of $2.00 McCarran Airport Fee.
Credit/Debit Card Fee is $3.00
**3% Excise Tax will be added to all rates and fees

Please Note: The estimated minimum fares listed below are APPROXIMATIONS. Time of day, route taken, day of week, destination, and traffic can influence the fare shown on the taximeter.

Original source of data: The Nevada Taxicab Authority

Note: The most direct route listed below is based on miles and may not be the shortest time or lowest cost.

ARIA Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to ARIA
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 3.7 $20.20 14
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $20.20
Bally's Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Bally's
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 3.7 $21.20 14
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $21.20
Bellagio Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Bellagio
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 3.9 $21.95 14
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $21.95
Cromwell Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Cromwell
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 3.6 $19.30 13
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $19.30
Caesars Palace Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Caesars Palace
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 4 $21.20 13
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $21.20
Circus Circus Hotel, Casino & Theme Park
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Circus Circus
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 5.6 $28.90 28
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $28.90
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to The Cosmopolitan
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 3.4 $22.15 17
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $22.15
Flamingo Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Flamingo
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 3.2 $19.95 14
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $19.95
Golden Nugget Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Golden Nugget
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 6.7 $27.40 31
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $27.40
Harrah's Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Harrah's
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 3.9 $21.20 13
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $21.20
Luxor Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Luxor
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 3.4 $18.25 12
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $18.25
Mandalay Bay Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Mandalay Bay
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 3.2 $20.05 13
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $20.05

MGM Grand Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to MGM Grand
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 2.6 $16.40 9
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $16.40
The Mirage Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Mirage
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 5.4 $23.65 18
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $23.65
Park MGM Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Park MGM Las Vegas
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 3.4 $20.05 14
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $20.05
Palace Station
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Palace Station
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 7 $27.63 20
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $27.63
Paris Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Paris Las Vegas
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 3.8 $21.00 15
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $21.00
Rio Hotel Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Rio Hotel
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 5 $25.35 19
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $25.35
Riviera Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Riviera
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 5 $26.80 18
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $26.80
Stratosphere
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Stratosphere
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 5.9 $25.00 17
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $25.00
The LINQ Hotel & Casino
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to The LINQ Hotel
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 3.8 $21.68 15
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $21.68
Treasure Island
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Treasure Island
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 4.5 $25.75 22
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $25.75
The Venetian Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Venetian
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Las Vegas Blvd 4.4 $26.45 20
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Las Vegas Blvd $26.45
Wynn Las Vegas
Approximate Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) to Wynn Las Vegas
Most Direct Taxi Route Miles Cost Minutes
Paradise Road 4.2 $22.00 17
Approximate Average Fare for the most direct route is Paradise Road/Swenson $22.00

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.

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.

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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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