Getting around Las Vegas by public transit isn’t all that hard if you know what you’re doing. Here’s some help to get you where you want to go!
C.A.T. – Citizens Area Transit (public)
C.A.T. operates 39 scheduled routes throughout the Las Vegas Valley, with additional service in Laughlin and Mesquite. Operates 5:30 am – 1:30 am 7 days a week. 24-hour service between Downtown Las Vegas and the Strip. Strip route fare is $2.00; buses run approximately every 10 minutes.
Fares & Passes
Listed below are the current transit fare prices along with the option to purchase online. All full and reduced fare residential passes are valid on Strip & Downtown Express and Deuce on the Strip with a valid local I.D. Children five years of age and younger ride free and must be accompanied by an adult.
Strip & All Access Passes
These passes include access to all RTC Residential Routes, Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) and Deuce on the Strip. 2-Hour and 24-Hour Passes can be purchased on-board both SDX and Deuce vehicles or from ticket vending machines. 3-Day Passes can only be purchased on board Deuce vehicles, online and from select ticket vending machines. 30-Day Passes can only be purchased at vendor locations, online and at select ticketing vending machines.
2-Hour $6; 24-Hour $8; 3-Day $20
* Passes also allow you to ride the Deuce on residential routes.
These passes include access to all RTC Residential Routes. Single Ride, 2-Hour and 24-Hour Passes can be purchased on-board vehicles. 15-Day and 30-Day Passes can be purchased in person at the Bonneville Transit Center, South Strip Transfer Terminal (SSTT), RTC Administration Building, and vendor locations throughout town. 30-Day Passes can also be purchased online.
Single $2; 2-Hour $3; 24-Hour $5; 7-Day $20; 15-Day $34; 30-Day $65
Fares for those who qualify for reduced fares, and present a reduced fare identification card, are 50% of the regular fare (applies to all passes).
To be eligible for a Reduced Fare you must meet one of the following: youth 6-17 years, senior citizens 60+ years or persons with disabilities or present your Medicare card for eligibility. Passenger must present a reduced fare photo I.D. card or Clark County School ID (Current school year) to the vehicle operator to be eligible for reduced fares.
(All Riders Must Be Paratransit Eligible)
One Way $3 (base cash fare, paid in person); 22/46 Single Ride $40/$80 (purchase as one month or multi-month); 4 Ride Fare Book $12 (contains four one ride tickets); 10 Ride Fare Book $30
Getting to the Airport
Traveling to McCarran International Airport? Route 108, Route 109, and the Westcliff Airport Express all stop at the airport’s Ground Level Zero at Terminal 1. If you are traveling to Terminal 3 you can now take the Centennial Express and the Westcliff Airport Express. Please note that the Centennial Express only goes to Terminal 3.
You can also access the airport on the Strip & Downtown Express by going to the South Strip Transfer Terminal (SSTT) and riding Route 109 straight there. To plan a trip online, use the Google Transit Trip Planner located on our home page.
Passengers can pay for a fare using a Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) located at the bus stop on Level Zero located at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3, both TVM’s only accepts credit/debit cards that say Visa or MasterCard. You can also purchase your pass when you board the vehicle, please have exact change ready before boarding the vehicle.