LAS VEGAS (April 2016) – Nevada residents with valid identification can purchase $1 fares for the Las Vegas Monorail every day of the year. For locals looking for a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to navigate the Strip, there is no better option than the Monorail. With the addition of the T-Mobile Arena to the Strip’s busy entertainment landscape, the Monorail provides easy transport along the Strip during high-attendance events, all the way from the SLS Las Vegas to MGM Grand.
“We established the $1 local fare to provide another way to conveniently and cost-effectively participate in events and activities that take place in the Strip corridor of our community,” explains Ingrid Reisman, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Las Vegas Monorail. “With awareness of mass transit’s benefits increasing in Southern Nevada, we hope local residents will consider taking the Monorail when visiting the Strip.”
With a stop at the Las Vegas Convention Center, as well as a direct connection to eight properties with more than 26,000 hotel rooms, the Las Vegas Monorail is not only economical, but also the most convenient mode of Strip transport—especially when the city hosts major events. Riding the Monorail allows savvy locals to avoid the Strip’s traffic congestion, especially on weekends and in conjunction with major sports events, concerts and conventions.
The Las Vegas Monorail is Southern Nevada’s mass transit option that has been lowering travelers’ environmental footprint since opening in 2004. In 2015, its zero-emissions trains reduced toxic emissions by 29.6 tons of carbon monoxide (CO), volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and nitrous oxides (NOx) and eliminated more than 2.3 million vehicle miles. The system has carried more than 70 million riders since opening.
Locals’ discounted fares are available at the customer service ticketing offices & desks, whose locations and hours follow:
- Horseshoe/Paris Station: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
- Flamingo/Caesars Palace Station: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
- Harrah’s/The LINQ Station: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
- Westgate Las Vegas Station: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
- SLS Las Vegas Station: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
- MGM Grand at the Monorail station entrances inside The Underground and The District: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday
- Westgate Las Vegas in the hotel lobby next to the bell desk: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
About the Las Vegas Monorail
The Las Vegas Monorail provides a quick and convenient connection along the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to world-class restaurants, shows, shops, day/nightclubs, spas, hotels and casinos. In minutes, Monorail riders can travel the famous Las Vegas Strip in a safe, comfortable and clean environment – without the hassles of traffic or wasted time. Currently, the privately funded Monorail system includes seven stations: MGM Grand; Horseshoe/Paris Las Vegas; Flamingo/Caesars Palace; Harrah’s/The LINQ; Las Vegas Convention Center; Westgate Resort & Casino and SLS Las Vegas. Las Vegas’ “green” public transportation choice, the Monorail’s electric trains are zero-emission vehicles. Hours of operation are Mondays, 7 a.m. to midnight; Tuesday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Friday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 3 a.m. For more information on the Las Vegas Monorail or where to purchase tickets, call 866-466-6672; visit www.LVMonorail.com or pick up a Monorail Magazine, available at all Monorail stations.