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Mono-rail

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Mono-rail

How does the monorail work. Where do you pay and where do you get on/off?

Maryland
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1. Re: Mono-rail

You buy a ticket at a machine and get on when the monorail arrives. Where you get on/off depends on where you're going to or from. You can get fare and station information on their website.

http://www.lvmonorail.com/

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The monorail (one word) website is user-friendly and will answer your questions.

I feel it is useless unless you are headed to the convention center.

KY
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You pay at the stations which are at the back of a lot of the east side hotels. It starts at MGM and goes down that side to Harrah's, then veers off to the LV convention center and Sahara. It is at best, inconvenient most of the time and downright useless if you are staying somewhere that doesn't have a station.

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We find the Monorail is really only convenient if you are staying at MGM, Flamingo, Harrahs, Quad, LVH or need to travel to the convention center. Sometimes there are buy one get one offers for 24 hour passes which makes it a resonable option if you are staying at one of those hotels. I left out Ballys eventhough they have a stop because it is located way in the back behind the pool and isn't convienent for anyone.

Meridian, Idaho
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I agree. We used the monorail only once. From Planet Hollywood to get to the MGM monorail stop it took us almost 30 minutes. JUST to get to the station from PH!

London, United...
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We used it from Harrahs to convention centre. It was handy in that it was quicker than road, traffic wise. $5 each one way and $12 for 24 hour access. We took a cab back to The Venetian $14. Same difference as there was 3 of us. I wasn't impressed with the walking, unless you are staying at a hotel with monorail station.

Lawrenceburg...
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I love the monorail. Yes, it can be a walk to the station, but it is a walk that is without porn slappers, people in cheezy outfits dressed p as cartoon characters and panhandlers. I think it is great for first timers to casino hop from one end of strip to another.

White Plains, New...
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8. Re: Mono-rail

If it goes where you are going, then use it. Look for the station. Does not go downtown or to the airport.

Runs very late.

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+1 normandog - also a walk that doesn't require crosswalks and peeps in your way!

Maryland
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10. Re: Mono-rail

That's definitely one thing missing along the way: "Peeps". Little risk of running into anyone, since hardly anyone uses the thing.

I think the "peeps" are voting with their "feets". And their wallets...