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Las Vegas Resorts with Free Shuttle Service to the Strip

Vegas can be expensive, especially if staying in a tourist center like the Strip or Downtown. Some visitors have looked to save money by booking hotels away from the Strip that also offer free shuttle transportation to where the action is. We figured it would be helpful to build, and maintain, a list of Las Vegas hotels that offer a free shuttle to and from the Strip.

Guests staying on the Strip can also leverage these shuttles to escape the tourist corridor and check out properties off the beaten path! For gamblers, we recommend doing just that as slots are typically looser, and table game rules more favorable the further you get from touristy areas.

UPDATE: Many resorts have temporarily (at least we hope) paused their free shuttles to the Strip. While there are some operating, we recommend calling ahead to ensure that shuttle service is available.

Free Strip Shuttles From Downtown Las Vegas

Although California and Fremont used to offer a free shuttle to the Strip, service was paused at the onset of the pandemic and has not returned. At this point, there is no viable free shuttle to get from Fremont Street to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.

Deuce Bus: While not free, your best, and cheapest bet to get to and from the Strip is now the Deuce Bus which costs $6 hours for a 2-hour pass and $8 for a 24-hour pass.

Downtown Loop: A free shuttle service that picks riders up at several stops along Fremont Street, the Downtown Loop offers a stop at STRAT on the north end of the Strip. If you need to get to STRAT, or just want to get closer to resorts on the Strip for free, this could be a good option.

Free Strip Shuttles From Off-Strip Casinos

Orleans and Gold Coast: Complimentary shuttle service runs in a loop between the two properties and the Fashion Show Mall on the Las Vegas Strip. Shuttles pick up approximately every 30 minutes and current hours of operation can ve viewed here.

Palace Station: A free shuttle runs from Palace Station to Fashion Show Mall on the Strip, and then onto T Mobile Arena before returning to Palace Station. The first shuttle leaves the casino at 10 am and runs through 11 pm. See the full schedule here.

Discontinued Free Strip Shuttles

The following resorts in the Las Vegas local’s market suspended their free Strip shuttle service at the onset of the pandemic and have yet to bring them back. Hopefully, we see some revived, although, we fear that many are lost for good.

  • Fremont
  • California
  • Sam’s Town
  • Red Rock
  • Green Valley Ranch
  • M Resort

The following resorts discontinued their shuttle to the Strip prior to the pandemic:

  • Rio
  • South Point

If shuttles are your jam, make sure you check out our piece on hotels that also offer free transportation to and from McCarran International Airport!

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