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The Las Vegas Deuce on the Strip, also referred to as RTC Transit bus or CAT (Citizen's Area Transit ) buses, is Las Vegas' newest 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 probably the least expensive way to get around. It runs up and down the Vegas strip, 24 hours a day and stops 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.
These Las Vegas buses are more accessible than taxis, which can't pick passengers up off the street. The RTC Transit has 51 routes and if you'll be spending most of your time on the Strip you'll want to take the Deuce. The Las Vegas Deuce is a San Francisco-style double-decker bus that is dedicated to the Strip. It accommodates up to 97 people, it's air-conditioned, spacious and begins the trip at the south end from a terminal close to the McCarran International Airport and ends at a terminal close to Fremont Street. You can also take any of the other 50 buses to see more of Las Vegas.
To help plan your trip, look up route schedules for the different buses or download a free copy of the Transit Guide
Las Vegas Deuce Map & Schedule 2013
2013 Las Vegas Deuce Fares
You can get a Deuce pass from one of the authorized vendors in the valley or from any of the RTC Transit, MAX and Deuce buses.
Fares for Deuce on the Strip (Effective September 30, 2012)
2-Hr All-Access Pass: $6.00
24-Hr. All-Access Pass: $8.00
3-Day Full Fare All Access Pass: $20.00 (new)
30-Day Full Fare All Access Pass: $65.00 (new)
Deuce (Strip) Fare Adjustment Effective September 30, 2012
|Residential Routes||$2||$3*||$5||NA||$20 ^||$65 ^*|
|Strip & Downtown||NA||$6 *||$8 *||$20 ^*||NA||$65 ^*|
|$1||$1.50||$2.50||NA||$10 ^||$32.50 ^*|
Note: Children 5 years and younger ride free on the Deuce and must be accompanied by an adult.
The RTC Las Vegas offers reduced fares for youth 6-17 years, senior citizens 62+ years, person with disabilities and Medicare eligible persons. Note: Presenting a reduced fare photo I.D. card is required to purchase or use a reduced fare pass. Eligible riders may apply for this at the Bonneville Transit Center.
If you plan to be in Las Vegas for a month or so, you may benefit more from one of the extended passes offered by the RTC. Look through the list of the available passes here.
The RTC Transit now makes it convenient for riders to purchase passes online. The only drawback is that it will take 7 to 10 days for you to get your pass in the mail. However, if you plan ahead and make your purchase well in advance of your trip to Vegas then this shouldn't be a problem. You can always purchase your pass from authorized vendors when you get to Vegas. Click here for a list list of authorized Vendors.
5-Day and 30-Day Residential All-Access Passes are now available at these stores:
Mariana's Supermarkets, 7 Eleven, Moneytree, Walgreens, Albertsons, Check City, and Cash Land
Fixed Route / Residencial Fare Adjustment Effective September 30, 2012
2-Hr. Pass ……………………………………..$3
24-Hr. Pass ……………………………………$5
2-Hr. Pass ……………………………………..$1.50
24-Hr. Pass ……………………………………$2.50
All residential passes are valid on Strip & Downtown Express and Deuce on the Strip with local Nevada I.D.
Things you know about riding the Las Vegas Deuce
Las Vegas Deuce on the Strip operates 24-hour a day and runs approximately every 12 to 15 minutes during the day and evening, and every 15 to 21 minutes in the early morning hours.
You must have exact change ready as the driver cannot make change.
There is no eating, drinking or smoking on board.
Practically you are not allowed to bring onboard any object that is too large to fit between passenger seats and this include luggages. By law, the aisles must be kept clear of grocery bags or other packages.
While on the Deuce, you must Wear a shirt and shoes at all times.
No pets or animals are allowed on board with the exception of service animals which are trained to assist individuals with a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Children must be removed from strollers and fold down strollers.
Points of interest when riding the Las Vegas Deuce
The Las Vegas Deuce travels the length of the Vegas Strip to Downtown Las Vegas. In addition to seeing all the magnificent resorts and attractions along the Vegas Strip, riding the deuce also allows you to visit
All Deuce buses are lift-equipped, kneel to the curb, and have low floors to accommodate passengers using mobility devices. The Deuce, along with all public transit vehicles in Southern Nevada, is ADA accessible. Seating and space for up to two wheelchairs is reserved in the front of the vehicle, just behind the operator's seat. For TDD call (702) 676-1834
Deuce Lost and found
If you left an item on the Deuce, contact a Public Service Specialist at (702) 228-RIDE (7433) and provide the following information:
1) Route number of the bus you were riding and bus number if possible;
2) Date and time you lost the item; and
3) A detailed description of the item.
All lost and found items, including bicycles, left on transit vehicles may be picked up only at the
South Strip Transfer Terminal, located at 6675 S. Gilespie Street. Items can be claimed only
during the customer service booth hours of 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., weekdays. All items found
will be held for 15 days.
Deuce Bus Stops along the Las Vegas Strip
The Deuce stops at virtually every hotel and casino along the Las Vegas Strip. Service is every 7 to 17 minutes depending on the time of day. Below are the Deuce stops along Las Vegas Blvd, from the Strip to downtown.
|Deuce Bus Stops on Las Vegas Blvd|
|Bally’s Las Vegas||Bellagio||Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall|
|Bonanza Gift Shop||Caesars Palace||Circus Circus|
|City Center||Excalibur||Fashion Show Mall|
|the D Las Vegas (downtown)||Flamingo||Gold Spike (downtown)|
|Harrah’s Las Vegas||Hilton Grand Vacations Club||The Quad|
|Las Vegas Outlet Center||Luxor||Mandalay Bay|
|MGM Grand||Mirage||Monte Carlo|
|New York-New York||Palazzo||Paris|
|Planet Hollywood||Polo Towers||Riviera|
|Sahara||Stratosphere Tower||TI (Treasure Island)|
|Tropicana||Town Square||Trump Tower|
||Wynn Las Vegas|
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Heading to McCarran International Airport?
There are no direct Deuce bus routes from the Vegas strip to McCarran International Airport. However there are 3 bus routes to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. All 3 buses stop at the airport's Ground Level Zero.
How to get to South Point Hotel from the Vegas Strip
To get to South Point Hotel, take the Las Vegas Deuce Bus 301 from any of the bus stops along the Vegas strip heading South to the South Strip Transfer Terminal.
At the South Strip Transfer Terminal transfer to Bus 117 to South Point Hotel
Other ways to Get Around Las Vegas
|Taking a walk on the Vegas Strip||How to Get a Free Shuttle Ride|
|Where to rent a car in Las Vegas||How to take a Las Vegas taxi|
|How to hop on the Deuce||Las Vegas Airport Shuttle|
|How to ride the Las Vegas monorail||How to Ride the SDX|
Share your experience riding the Deuce
Comments to date: 57. Page 1 of 3.
Nov 28, 2013
Hi, I will be staying at Stratosphere, and I want to know how to get using Deuce to Las Vegas Premium outlets _north.
Nov 20, 2013
How often that the deuce run on Sundays?
Sep 17, 2013
Where can I get the bus tickets??
Aug 16, 2013
How do I get to Freemont from the Luxor?
Aug 13, 2013
How to get to Monte Carlo Hotel from McCarran Airport?
Aug 11, 2013
I'm staying at polo towers, what is the best way to get back from Mandalay bay after the club at 3am?
Jul 23, 2013
I want to ride the express to down town from the Paris .where can I purchase the 24 hr pass?
Jul 23, 2013
Is there parking in the South Terminal to leave my car?
Jul 21, 2013
How to get from the airport to Mgm grand? How long would it take?
May 23, 2013
Where would I get off to go to the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop?
May 10, 2013
I am staying at the Vdara this summer. What is the best way to get around? How far is Vdara tothe closest bus stop?
May 4, 2013
Is there a route, even with transfers, nt: from the Riviera to the Las Vegas Convention Center. I need to minimize walking due to knee condition.
Apr 28, 2013
can one 24hr ticket be used for deuce and SDX Strip & Downtown Express? Or do I Need one for each vehicle? thanx
Apr 25, 2013
Do I need a pic ID to get a reduced senior
Apr 14, 2013
What is the closest Deuce bus stop to Main Street Station. I am staying at Harrahs
Apr 12, 2013
Can I get to the 'M' using Deuce or bus transportation?
Apr 8, 2013
Does the duece have an online schedule of when pickups will be? Does it go from Harrahs to Fremont Street?
Apr 2, 2013
How do you get to the Hard Rock from the Luxor area by bus?
Jan 18, 2013
If I start with a ride on the Deuce and then tranfer to bus 202 to get to Palms Place, what is the fare and will the driver give me a tranfer?
Jan 18, 2013
Ill be staying at the LVH, does the DEUCE have a bus stop there? if not the ticket for the deuce works to other RTC bus?
Dec 16, 2012
Twice during ur recent stay 6 - 13 December 2012 had to change from the Deuce and transfer to Express at Mmandalay Bay for Vegas Outlet shops. Both times express was full and had to wait for next bus meanwhile several Deuces decanted passengers having the same dilema. not good customer service, the ... read more »
Dec 12, 2012
will the deuce be running on new years eve?
Nov 27, 2012
If I buy a 24-hr pass on one of the residential route buses will I be able to use it on the Duece, or will I have to buy another pass?
Nov 5, 2012
Would my friend be able to get on the Deuce with her mobility scooter?
Nov 3, 2012
How can I go from Imperial hotel to Premium North ?