Las Vegas Tram System – 3 Free Monorails

             These Three Free Trams are different than the longer, Las Vegas Monorail System on the other side of Las Vegas Boulevard, which you have to pay to ride.  What they offer is a  partial Tram connections for walking tourists. However you can travel from The Mandalay Bay Hotel to the Bellagio Hotel by taking a few steps in between Tram connections.

             There are the three Las Vegas Trams on the West Side of the Las Vegas Strip . These three FREE monorails are owned and operated by Casinos on the West Side of the Las Vegas Strip. They are non-related systems offering a FREE quick way to get you up and down the Las Vegas Strip.

Monorail Stations
Tram #1 Mandalay Bay – Luxor – Excalibur Tram
Tram #2 Park MGM – Aria – Bellagio Tram
Tram #3 Mirage – Treasure Island Tram
Hours of Operation:
Sunday – Wednesday: From 9 AM to 12:30 AM.
Thursdays to Saturdays: From 9 AM until 2:30 AM.


             The Las Vegas Monorail runs from the SLS Hotel Casino to the MGM Grand. Tickets starting at $5 for one ride and $23 for a 48 hour pass. (see Vegas Monorail for complete pricing)
             The Las Vegas Monorail operates along a 3.9-mile route from the SLS Station to the MGM Grand Station.
             Monorail trains arrive approximately every 4 to 8 minutes with station announcements to keep you up to speed on the next arrival time.
Monday: 7 am – 12 midnight
Tuesday: 7 am – 2 am
Wednesday: 7 am – 2 am
Thursday: 7 am – 2 am
Friday: 7 am – 3 am
Saturday: 7 am – 3 am
Sunday: 7 am – 3 am

Monorail Stations
SLS Station
Westgate Station
Convention Center Station
Harrah’s & The LINQ Station
Flamingo & Caesars Palace Station
Bally’s & Paris Station
MGM Grand Station

The Las Vegas Bus System

              RTC Transit is the bus system in the Las Vegas metropolitan area of Clark County, Nevada. It is a subsidiary of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada.  This is another great way to get up and down the Las Vegas Strip.


              Trip to Strip service operates 24/7.   Can accommodate up to 11 passengers. A new affordable ride on the Las Vegas Strip.
             Book a trip with the RTD Trip to Strip and a premium van will pick you up, and take you to your destination.

             Trip to Strip is a service of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and powered by Via.  Get the Trip to Strip Mobile App and set up your account.

Deuce on the Strip
Great way to sightsee the Las Vegas Strip
Operates 24-hours/day, every day

              Our unique double-decker vehicles are perfect for sightseeing and traveling the Las Vegas Strip at your own pace. The Deuce runs from the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas all the way to the Mandalay Bay, stopping at nearly every hotel along the way.
Scheduled frequency:*
7 a.m. – 2 a.m.: about every 15 minutes
2 a.m. – 7 a.m.: about every 20 minutes

The Strip & Downtown Express (SDX)
Short on Time? Ride the SDX
Operates 9 a.m. – midnight, every day

              In a rush to make your dinner reservations or catch that new show? The SDX connects Downtown Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Las Vegas Strip with limited stops, getting you to your destination faster.
Scheduled frequency:*
9 a.m. – Midnight: about every 15 minutes


Las Vegas Transportation News

US News and World Report  (July 2019)
              Thanks to sturdy bridges, good roads, and decent public transit options, Nevada has the best transportation infrastructure in the country, according to a U.S. News and World Report ranking.
              Nevada was named the No 1 State when it comes to transportation by US News and World Report.   In line with the national report, the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance revealed Las Vegans are generally pleased with their road conditions.