Las Vegas Monorail – Bypass the Traffic and Crowds

Las Vegas Monorail System

Traveling at a top speed of 50 mph, Las Vegas Monorail consists of nine trains that run on a single rail sitting about 20 feet above ground in most areas. The rail’s highest point reaches around 70 feet above the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The Las Vegas Monorail was privately funded, and the $650 million public transportation system opened in July of 2004. It has the distinction of being the first privately-financed transit system built in the U.S.A. since World War II.

The Las Vegas Monorail System is a 3.9 mile dual-beam line that connects the MGM Grand with the Sahara Hotel Casino. Stations are located along the route including: Bally’s/Paris, Flamingo Hilton, Harrah’s/Imperial Palace, the Las Vegas Hilton and lastly, the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Cost to ride the Monorail: One-way trip is $5; one-day unlimited access is $12, and a three-day pass is $28

The Las Vegas Monorail runs Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 2 a.m. and Friday – Sunday, 7 a.m. – 3 a.m.

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