The Las Vegas Strip is approximately 4.2 miles packed with hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment and of course, people. Walking The Strip ensures you see everything it has to offer, but at times it can be nice to shorten your trip and take a break from walking, that’s where the Las Vegas Monorail and Trams come in. Aside from renting a vehicle or hopping in a taxi, Vegas offers some very convenient transportation options for travelling up and down Las Vegas Boulevard. Purchase your Las Vegas Monorail Pass and save! SAVE $1.20 ON 1 DAY PASS, SAVE $2.80 ON 3 DAY PASS, SAVE $4.30 ON 5 DAY PASS!
Las Vegas Monorail
The Las Vegas Monorail is an efficient, easy and quick way of getting from one end of The Strip running on the east side from Tropicana Avenue to Sahara Road.
Travel the entire distance of the legendary Las Vegas Strip in minutes in a safe, comfortable environment. The Monorail has seven stations, located at MGM Grand, Bally’s/Paris Las Vegas, Flamingo/Caesars Palace, Harrah’s/The LINQ, Las Vegas Convention Center, Westgate Las Vegas and the SLS Las Vegas Station. The Monorail hours of operation are:
Mondays 7am to midnight, Tuesday – Thursday 7 am to 2am, Friday – Sunday 7am to 3am
MGM Grand Monorail Station directions to station entrance:
1. From Las Vegas Boulevard, enter MGM Grand Hotel and Casino and head toward the Hotel Lobby
2. Take escalators beside Bell Desk down to The Underground
3. Follow Monorail directional signage and take escalators up to fare gates
*Additional Monorail entrance is located in the MGM “District” near Grand Garden Arena
Bally’s / Paris Monorail Station directions to station entrance:
DIRECTIONS FROM BALLY’S TO STATION ENTRANCE:
1. From Las Vegas Boulevard, enter Bally’s Hotel
2. Walk through casino and take escalators down to Avenue shops, Race & Sports Book, Spa & Salon and Pool.
3. Continue through Avenue Shops and follow Monorail directional signage.
Pass Food Court, Race & Sports Book, & Spa and exit through automatic doors to Monorail fare gates.
DIRECTIONS FROM PARIS TO STATION ENTRANCE:
1. From Las Vegas Boulevard, enter Paris Hotel & Casino and follow directional signage past Hotel Lobby and front- desk towards self-parking, Convention Center & Le Boulevard.
2. Head through Le Boulevard/Bally’s connector and enter Bally’s Casino.
3. Follow Monorail directional signage and take escalators down to Avenue shops, Race & Sports Book, Spa & Salon and Pool.
4. Continue through Avenue Shops and follow Monorail directional signage.
5. Pass Food Court, Race & Sports Book, & Spa and exit through automatic doors to Monorail fare gates.
Flamingo / Caesars Palace Monorail Station directions to station entrance:
1. From Las Vegas Boulevard, enter Flamingo Hotel & Casino and walk through casino towards Hotel Lobby, front- desk and parking garage.
2. Monorail connector walkway is located just past the retail stores
3. Take escalator up and follow Monorail directional signage to connector walkway
4. Walkway is located next to the parking garage entrance
Harrah’s and The LINQ Monorail Station directions to station entrance:
DIRECTIONS FROM HARRAH’S TO STATION ENTRANCE:
1. From Las Vegas Boulevard, enter Harrah’s Hotel & Casino and walk through casino towards the Hotel Lobby.
2. Follow Monorail directional signs towards escalator which is located just before entering the Hotel Lobby.
3. Take escalator up toward parking garage and continue walking towards garage.
4. Follow Monorail sign to head outside automatic doors. Sidewalk leads to Harrah’s/The LINQ connector.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE LINQ TO STATION ENTRANCE:
1. From Las Vegas Boulevard, enter The LINQ and walk through the Hotel Lobby.
2. Continue past the front- desk and follow directional signs for self-parking and the Monorail.
3. Continue through the shopping area towards self-parking and bus depot
4. Take two sets of escalators or elevators to second floor
5. Follow Monorail directional signage that lead outside to the Harrah’s/The LINQ connector
Las Vegas Convention Center Monorail Station directions to station entrance:
1. Exit Las Vegas Convention Center North, South and Center halls toward Paradise Road
2. Walk across Convention Center Silver Drive and through parking lot toward the Las Vegas Convention Center Monorail Station
3. Take escalator or elevator to Monorail ticketing level
Westgate Las Vegas Monorail Station directions to station entrance:
1. From Main Entrance of Westgate Las Vegas, head towards Bell Desk, Baggage Check and Limo Desk
2. Follow Monorail directional signage leading out the exterior doors to the front of the property
3. Monorail station is located just to the right (North) once exiting exterior doors.
SLS Las Vegas Monorail Station directions to station entrance:
1. From the intersection of Sahara Avenue & Paradise Road, walk South on Paradise toward the SLS Las Vegas Station.
2. To your left will be the SLS Las Vegas Station access.
3. Take the SLS Las Vegas Station escalator, elevator or stairs to reach level 2, Monorail ticketing and fare gates.
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Las Vegas Trams – FREE
The Strip is home to three trams, all located on the west side offering convenient (and free) transportation between select hotel properties.
Mirage-Treasure Island Tram
Tram service between The Mirage and Treasure Island runs approximately every 8 minutes. Normal hours are Sun – Thu 9am – 1am; Fri – Sat 9am – 2am.
Bellagio – CityCenter – Monte Carlo Tram
The Bellagio – CityCenter – Monte Carlo tram runs daily from 8 a.m. – 4 a.m., every seven minutes. The tram arrives just about every 15 minutes and the ride lasts about two to six minutes.
Mandalay Bay-Excalibur Tram
The route varies based on what hotel you start at. If you start at the Excalibur main station, the monorail will take you directly to Mandalay Bay – about a 3-minutes trip. If you start from Mandalay Bay, you will stop at the Luxor and then the Excalibur – about a 7-minutes trip. The express tram runs daily from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., and trains leave every 3-7 minutes. The all-stops tram runs from 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
All waiting areas are indoors or covered except the Luxor’s, but some walking is required to make the loop (there are stairs as well as an elevator to access the tram stop). Fortunately, everything is well air-conditioned.
Las Vegas Buses – The Deuce
The Las Vegas Deuce on the Strip, also referred to as The Deuce, is Las Vegas’ mode of transportation for both locals and visitors along the famous Las Vegas Strip. Run by the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), the Las Vegas Deuce is a great 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, 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. The double-decker bus provides both economical and environmentally sound transit. A day pass is $5, and one ride is $3. Tickets can be purchased on buses, and tickets are available at DEUCE ticket vending machines located at each bus stop on the Strip.