Where it runs:
Along a 3.9-mile route from Sahara Avenue to the MGM Grand. There are seven stations: MGM Grand Station, Bally's/Paris Las Vegas Station, Flamingo/Caesars Palace Station, Harrah's/Imperial Palace Station, Las Vegas Convention Center Station, LVH Station and Sahara Station.
When it was built:
The original one-mile monorail between the MGM Grand and Bally's was built in 1993. The expansion to the current system was completed in 2004.
Who runs it:
The Las Vegas Monorail Company owns the Las Vegas Monorail. Bombardier Transportation, Inc. is contracted to operate and maintain the system.
How much it costs to ride:
For your convenience there are several ticketing options to meet your needs. You can see a full list of ticket types on our Ticket Info page.
Where to purchase tickets:
Online in advance; at automated, touch-screen ticket vending machines (TVMs); and at TVMs at various locations within the station resort properties.
Why it's so unique:
- It is the first driverless public monorail system in the world.
- It is the first privately owned public transportation system in the nation to be funded only by fares and advertising.
- It features one of the most entertaining, immersive advertising environments of any public transportation systems, elevating marketing to entertainment.
- It boasts one of the smallest footprints of any elevated transit system.
- The Monorail travels the 3.9-mile, seven-station route in 15 minutes or less.
- It reaches speeds of up to 50 miles per hour.
- It is capable of moving 3,200 passengers per hour in each direction.
- It operates 365 days a year,19 hours a day during the week and 20 hours a day Friday through Sunday.
- Each train seats 72 passengers and offers standing room capacity for over 150 persons.
- As of Dec. 2011, the Las Vegas Monorail has carried more than 50 million passengers.
- In 2012, the Las Vegas Monorail aided in the annual removal of an estimated 1.9 million vehicle miles from Southern Nevada's major roadways, reducing emissions by more than 23 tons of carbon monoxide (CO), volatile organic compounds (VOC) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) over the course of the year.
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