Las Vegas Deuce on the Strip

Las Vegas Deuce on the Strip

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 probably the least expensive 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, while 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.

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.

Bus routes to off strip Las Vegas hotels

Las Vegas Transit Map

Las Vegas Deuce Scheduled Frequency

7 a.m. – 2 a.m. Every 15 minutes
2 a.m. – 7 a.m. Every 20 minutes

2017 Las Vegas Deuce Fares

Fares for Deuce on the Strip

Your Deuce " All Access Pass" includes access to all RTC Residential Routes, Strip & Downtown Express and Deuce on the Strip.

  Full Fare Reduced Fare
2-Hr. Strip & All-Access $6.00 $3.00
24-Hr. Strip & All-Access $8.00 $4.00
3-Day Strip & All Access $20.00* $10.00**
*Can only be purchased on-board Deuce vehicles, rideRTC Smartphone App, or at select ticket vending machines. **Passes cannot be purchased on vehicles. Purchase at Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) or via rideRTC Smartphone app

Where to Buy Strip & Downtown Express Transit Passes

There are a number of ways to purchase SDX transit passes:

1 Purchase SDX Transit Passes via rideRTC mobile app
  • Go to iTunes or Google Play and search rideRTC
    Download the app
    Select Buy Passes
    Select Pass Type
    Select Pass (single or multiple)
    Set up an new account or log in
    Purchase your pass and activate when ready for use

2 Purchase SDX Transit Passes at Ticket Vending Machine (TVM)
  • TVMs accept $1, $5, $10, and $20 bills and/or Visa, MasterCard and Debit Cards.

    TVMs do not give change

3 SDX Transit passes may also be purchased at the following vendors.
  • Albertsons Cash Land
    Check City Circle K
    Eastern Check Cashing Foreign Money Exchange
    Mariana's Supermarkets Mario's Westside Market
    Moneytree Pack N Mail
    Quicky's Convenience Center Snackers
    Walgreens 7-Eleven

Deuce passes are validated at the time of issue when it is purchased from a Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) to ensure the pass is valid when boarding a Las Vegas Deuce bus. That means a 24 hour All Access Pass is valid 24 hours from time of purchase.

You can get a 2-hour and 24-hour passes at all Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) along the Vegas Strip and on-board the Deuce and Strip & Downtown Express (SDX).

The 3-day pass is only available on Deuce Buses, using the new rideRTC transit app, or at select TVMs.

The 30-day pass is only available using the new rideRTC transit app, or at select TVMs.

Bus passes can also be purchased from authorized vendors in the valley.

Note: Children 5 years and younger ride free and must be accompanied by an adult.

3 Day All Access Pass

RTC 3 Day Pass 3-Day passes will allow you access to all RTC Transit routes including: (100's, 200's, The Deuce, Strip & Downtown Express, Centennial Express, Westcliff Airport Express, and MAX) Tickets can be purchased at any of the following locations or by downloading the new rideRTC transit app.

30 Day All Access Pass

RTC 30 Day Pass 30-Day passes will allow you access to all RTC Transit routes including: (100's, 200's, The Deuce(with valid Nevada I.D.), Strip & Downtown Express(with valid Nevada I.D.), Centennial Express, Westcliff Airport Express, and MAX) Tickets can be purchased at any of the following locations or by downloading the new rideRTC transit app.

30 Day and 15 Day Full and Reduced Fare passes are valid on Strip & Downtown Express and Deuce on the Strip with a valid local I.D. and available at Walgreens, 7 Eleven, Circle K, Albertsons, Mariana's Supermarkets

3-Day, 15-Day and 30-Day passes are no longer sold online and sent by mail. Transit customers are encouraged to download the new rideRTC transit app to plan their trip, and buy passes

Las Vegas Ticket Vending Machine Locations (TVM's)

Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) accept $1, $5, $10, and $20 bills and/or Visa, MasterCard and Debit Cards.
Note: TVMs do not give change.

2HR & 24HR passes are sold at these stops TVM
  • Stratosphere Tower, Sahara, Convention Ctr. Dr.,
  • Caesars Palace, Riviera, Harrah’s Las Vegas,
  • Planet Hollywood, Polo Towers, Tropicana
3 Day, 2HR & 24HR passes are sold at these stops TVM
  • LV Premium Outlets North, Government Center,
  • Symphony Park / WMC, City Parkay,
  • Fremont Street Experience, Bonneville Transit Center, Arts District
  • Stratosphere, Sahara, LV Convention Center
3 Day, 2HR & 24HR passes are sold at these stops TVM
  • Slots-A-Fun / Circus Circus, Fashion Show Mall, Bellagio
  • Wynn Las Vegas, Paris, MGM / Showcase Mall,
  • Excalibur, Mandalay Bay, Town Square
  • TaylorMade Golf, LV Premium Outlets South, South Strip Transfer Terminal
TVM = Ticket Vending Machine locations.

Note: Children 5 years and younger ride free on the Deuce and must be accompanied by an adult.

Reduced fares on RTC Buses in Las Vegas

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.


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

Las Vegas Deuce Map & Schedule 2017

Las Vegas DeuceDeuce on the Strip Route & Schedule

Strip & Downtown Express Route & Schedule

WestCliff Airport Express Route & Schedule

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.

RTC Transit bus

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.

Las Vegas Deuce Route Map

RTC Transit Holiday Schedule

RTC transit operates Saturday route schedules on the following holidays:
  • January 15, 2018 - Martin L. King, Jr. Day
  • February 19, 2018 - Presidents' Day
  • July 4, 2018 - Independence Day
  • November 23, 2018 - Family Day
  • December 24 - Christmas Eve 2017
RTC transit operates Sunday schedules on the following holidays:
  • January 1, 2018 - New Year's Day
  • May 28, 2018 - Memorial Day
  • September 3, 2018 - Labor Day
  • November 22, 2018 - Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25 - Christmas Day 2017

Note: The RTC will provide free rides on all of its 39 fixed routes from 6 p.m. on New Year's Eve to 9 a.m. on New Year's Day in addition to offering extended service hours for several routes.

Points of interest when riding the Las Vegas Deuce

Strip & Downtown ExpressThe 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

The Mob Museum
Fremont Street Experience
Pawn Stars TV Show Site (Gold & Silver Pawn Shop)
The Las Vegas Arts District

Deuce Accessibility

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) or1-800-228-3911 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.

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.

Adobe Acrobat WestCliff Airport Express Schedule

Adobe Acrobat Route 109

Adobe Acrobat Route 108

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

Westcliff Airport Express

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If you plan to visit Off-the-Strip Las Vegas hotels by bus, here is a list of hotels with their corresponding bus routes. Las Vegas RTC Bus Routes

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