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How do you plan to get around Las Vegas when you get there? You know just what casino games you're going to play, how much money you plan to spend, what and where you'll be eating, the shows you plan to see and the hotel where you'll be staying.
If you're new to Vegas, it's just this one detail that makes you nervous. Don't worry. There are several ways to get around Las Vegas.
Las Vegas First Timers Tip
First-timers and visitors who are staying in any of the hotels on and off the strip and want to spend their time on the Vegas Strip, don't need a car. Take a taxi or Shuttle from McCarran International Airport to your hotel.
For plans that involve anything outside the strip area or downtown, having your own car is highly recommended.
Your other option will be taking the bus. Here are bus routes to off strip Las Vegas hotels
Tip: Always remember to check the weather.
Las Vegas Strip Map
Nevada Cell Phone Law
Effective January 1st, 2012 drivers are prohibited from texting accessing the internet and hand-held cell phone use while driving. (NRS 484B.165)
The fines are $50 for the first infraction in seven years, $100 for the second and $250 for the third and subsequent infractions. Fines are subject to doubling if the infraction occurs in a work zone.
Use the Trip Planner below to find the best bus route to your destination.
Driving distances from Las Vegas
|Las Vegas||Grand Canyon South Rim||4.5 hours||275||443|
|Las Vegas||Grand Canyon West Rim||3 hours||120||193|
|Las Vegas||Death Valley National Park||2.25 hours||141||227|
|Las Vegas||Hoover Dam||45 mins.||34||54.4|
|Las Vegas||Great Basin National Park||4.75 hours||297||478|
|Las Vegas||Zion National Park||2.5 hours||155||249|
|Las Vegas||Reno, NV||7.25 hours||448||721|
|Las Vegas||Laughlin||1.5 hours||97||156|
|Las Vegas||Los Angeles, CA||4 hours||270||435|
|Las Vegas||San Diego, CA||5 hours||332||534|
|Las Vegas||Phoenix, AZ||5 hours||295||475|
|Las Vegas||San Francisco||9 hours||570||917|
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Las Vegas Shared Van & Limo Airport to Hotel Rates
Avoid the Las Vegas Airport hassle and get to your hotel fast with a Las Vegas Airport Round trip Transfer.
Efficient, friendly, and knowledgeable staff will get you to your hotel rested and ready for whatever Vegas has in store for you. And when you're ready to go back home, just one quick call and you will be picked up from your hotel and back to the airport.
Roundtrip transfer between Las Vegas Airport and Las Vegas Strip hotels $14.49 per person
Roundtrip transfer between Las Vegas Airport and Las Vegas downtown hotels $16.50
|Las Vegas Airport Roundtrip Transfer||from $14.49|
|Private Las Vegas Airport to Hotel Luxury Limousine Transfer||from $32.49|
|Private Las Vegas Hotel to Airport Luxury Limousine Transfer||from $16.59|
Top getting around Las Vegas questions
How can I take a bus to McCarran International Airport?
There are 3 bus routes to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. All 3 buses stop at the airport's Ground Level Zero.
How do I get to Pawn Stars?
Pawn Stars is located on 713 Las Vegas Blvd. South between Gass Avenue and Garces Avenue. The Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) and Deuce on the Strip routes provide service to the Bonneville Transit Center (BTC) just three blocks west of the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop. Additionally, if you board the southbound Deuce trip from the BTC at Bay 19, there is a transit stop across the street from the pawn shop.
How do I get to the Las Vegas Marriage Bureau?
Take Bus 301 (The Deuce on The Strip Northbound) towards Downtown
Get off at Casino Center Blvd. and Garces Ave
Walk (5 minutes) to 201 Clark Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
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Comments to date: 3. Page 1 of 1.
Jul 10, 2012
The monorail no longer allows you to share the 10 ride ticket. If you have a decent size group (4-5), the best way to go is by cab (van) and share the fare. Monorail prices have gone up since my post in 2010. We pretty much just drive now since my wife doesn't drink when we go out. Have a DD and... read more »
Jun 27, 2010
If you have a car to get around and want to save time getting from one end of the strip to the other, take Frank Sinatra Drive, which is located between the freeway and the strip casinos like Luxor, NYNY, Bellagio, etc. A couple stop lights and very little traffic compared to LV BLVD.
Jun 27, 2010
If you are staying at a property close to the monorail, especially the outlying places like the Sahara and LV Hilton, then the monorail is the way to go. Get the 10 ride pass and share. You may be able to purchase the tickets on line and save some money in the process. We did that a couple years ago... read more »