Las Vegas Monorail is an intriguing apparition in the landscape of this Wide-West City. It goes literally over your head, but it’s so useful! – It is almost the best option for transportation in such a busy place.
7 Reasons why you should ride the Las Vegas Monorail, and schedule.
First things first:
#1.There are several Monorail like trams that run from the major hotel/casinos on the strip and they are totally FREE
You can ride between world marvels and antique and civilizations without a passport or wallet :) (Las Vegas Strip is a tour around the world)
A. Mandalay Bay-Luxor-Excalibur
- You can go on the express line from Excalibur main station to Mandalay Bay in about 3 min. It runs daily from 9 am to 10:30 am
- If you start at Mandalay Bay going to Excalibur, the tram will also stop at Luxor and the whole trip will take about 7 min. It also runs daily from daily from 11am to 10:30 pm
B. Bellagio – CityCenter – Monte Carlo line runs daily from 8 am to 4 am
C. Mirage-Treasure Island line is the shortest and also runs daily from 7 am to 2 am every 15 min.
#2. Las Vegas Monorail is the fastest way to travel the strip – faster and less expensive than using the bus or taxi service, and very reliable – It doesn’t stop at the stop lights ;)
The regular payed monorail line arrives every 4-9 minutes.
**The hours of operation are:
Mondays: from 7am to midnight
Tuesday – Thursday: from 7 am to 2am
Friday – Sunday: from 7am to 3am
#3. As a tourist, you can see all the main attractions from above and have a better perspective of the whole picture
#4. If you are new to the city, it’s a great way to learn where hotels, casinos and shopping centers are situated, and you can access them the easiest way.
#5. It stops at 7 main points of Interest:
MGM Grand • Bally’s/Paris Las Vegas • Flamingo/Caesars Palace • Harrah’s/The LINQ • Las Vegas Convention Center • Westgate Las Vegas • the SLS Las Vegas Station.
* All stations are wheelchair accessible and have elevators at all levels.
#6. With an – unlimited 24-Hour Pass – $12.00, you can hop on and off and visit all the attractions around.
* Monorail passes for more than one day are also available.
** One ride ticket only is $5.00
*** You can also buy tickets at the Vending Machines which are located at all the main stations, using cash, or all major credit cards.
You can now even have a discount for your choice of a 1 to 7 day ticket, and enjoy the ride on Las Vegas Monorail for less :)
** In case you don’t use the ticket, it remains good for a whole year (from the date printed on it)
#7. Finally, you can combine your Monorail ride with a free shuttle to access more destinations.
- Some of these free shuttles are along the Monorail route, like: Rio Las Vegas Shuttle • Sam’s Town Shuttle • Palms Shuttle
- Some free shuttles are at 10-15 minute walk, like: M Resort Spa & Casino • Palace Station • South Point Hotel
– You can get more information here