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The Rio Las Vegas Hotel and Casino is located is 4.5 miles from McCarran International Airport. The Las Vegas Strip is less than one mile away. It is recommended to fly into the area's main airport: McCarran International Airport (IATA: LAS).

Air Transportation

McCarran International Airport (IATA: LAS)
McCarran International Airport is located at 5757 Wayne Newton Boulevard, just two miles from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and 15 miles from downtown and is easily accessed via I-215, Tropicana Avenue, or Russell Road.

For a list of current airlines servicing Las Vegas' Airport, please visit:

Airport Transportation

Taxi fare from McCarran International Airport to downtown Las Vegas is approximately $30 - $36 one-way. A $2 exit surcharge is included in all Las Vegas taxicab meter fares for rides originating from McCarran International Airport. Some taxis will not accept credit card payments. Customers should notify the attendant if they plan to use a credit card for payment.

Terminal 1
Taxicabs are available on the east side of baggage claim, outside door exits 1 - 4. Airport personnel are available to help queue the lines and provide assistance as needed.

Terminal 3
At Terminal 3, taxis are conveniently located outside on Level Zero. There are 20 taxi loading positions on the west end of the building to serve domestic travelers and 10 loading positions on the east side of the building to accommodate international travelers. Quick exit lanes will allow traffic to leave the airport quickly and airport personnel are available to assist as needed.

Airport Shuttle
The airport shuttle is the most economical way to get to your hotel. Shuttles can cost less than $10 for Strip/Downtown. Check with your hotel for schedules.

General Ground Transportation

Taxi fares begin with an initial charge, then a "per mile" charge there after; See taxi sign on the back of headrest for details. Most taxis now accept cash and credit card payments. To help better determine taxi cab fare charges, please visit:

The Las Vegas Monorail
The Monorail travels from Sahara Ave to the MGM Grand 7 days per week: Monday 7AM - 12AM; Tuesday-Thursday 7AM - 2AM; Friday-Sunday 7AM - 3AM. For location stops and ticket prices, please visit:

Public Transportation - Bus (Regional Transportation Commission - RTC)
Fares vary by time and location - $6 for 2 hours on the Strip; $3 for 2 hours off-Strip; and $2 for one way trips. Buses on the Strip run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please visit:

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