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The Best Ways to Travel Around Town While You’re in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Transportation

Cabs, double-decked buses, motor scooters, rental cars and the Las Vegas monorail. Heck, you might even flag down a rickshaw … well, maybe not a rickshaw. But all you need to know, geographically, is this: Everything radiates from the Strip.

Uber/Lyft – Ride Sharing
This is the easiest and fastest way to get around town.

Airport Shuttle
The most economical way to get to your hotel.  Shuttles can cost less than $10 for Strip/Downtown.  Check with your hotel for schedules.

Car Rentals
The average price for an economy car in Vegas is around $25 to $30 per day, but the sky’s the limit if you want a little more extravagant.

Limousine Services
See Las Vegas in style for as low as $35 an hour. Options and pricing vary depending on the vehicle and services.

Free parking is abundant. Virtually every major hotel offers free valet parking (don’t forget to tip!)

Public Transportation – (Regional Transportation Commission – RTC)
Fares vary by time and location –  $6/2 hours on the Strip; off-Strip $3/2 hours. and only $2 for one way trips. Buses on the Strip run 24/7.

RTC Bike Sharing Downtown Las Vegas
Bike sharing to use for all short trips around the downtown area. Please click here for more information.

Taxi fares begin with an initial charge, then a per mile charge there after; See taxi sign on back of headrest for details. Most taxis now accept cash and credit card payments.

The Las Vegas Monorail
The Monorail travels from Sahara Ave to the MGM Grand 7 days per week from 7 a.m. – 12 a.m; Monday, Tuesday – Thursday 7 a.m. – 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. – 3 a.m. Friday-Sunday. Visit website for location stops and ticket prices.

Transportation Network Companies
Riding hailing through apps is available from various transportation network companies. Uber and Lyft are the most popular apps serving the area. A download and registration through the company’s app on a smart phone is needed to use this form of transportation. Be sure to check with airport or resort on designated pick-up and drop-off locations.

Vegas on Foot
You will still cover a lot of the city on foot.  Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and carry a bottle of water, especially during summer months.

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