Ground Transportation—Best Ways to Get to and From the Show

The Las Vegas Monorail is great for those staying at a hotel near a Monorail station. Trains run every seven minutes throughout the day and stop right in front of the LVCC.
Ground transportation improvements make commuting to the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) during the 2018 SEMA Show easier than ever for attendees. As the single largest gathering of small businesses in America, the upcoming SEMA Show is expected to attract nearly 170,000 industry professionals to the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), October 30–November 2. For more information about any of the following services, visit


Take the monorail to the SEMA Show and save time. There are seven stations along the Las Vegas Monorail route. With a total of nine running trains, one train arrives at each station every few minutes.

The extended Show hours are:

  • Monday, October 29: 6:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 30–Thursday, November 1: 6:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
  • Friday, November 2: 6:00 a.m.–3:00 a.m.


  • MGM Grand Station
  • Bally’s/Paris Station
  • Flamingo/Caesars Palace Station
  • Harrah’s/The LINQ Station
  • Las Vegas Convention Center Station
  • Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Station
  • SLS Station

Look for Monorail kiosks throughout the Convention Center and at participating hotels. For more information, call 702-699-8222.

Discounted Ride Passes:

  • Single Ride: $5
  • 24-Hour Pass: $13
  • Two-Day Pass: $23
  • Three-Day Pass: $25
  • Four-Day Pass: $32
  • Five-Day Pass: $38
  • Seven-Day Pass: $49
Available on all Show days, a free shuttle service runs every 20–30 minutes to and from select partner hotels.

Shuttle Bus Schedule and Routes

Complimentary shuttle bus service is provided each morning and afternoon between the LVCC and official hotels, plus SEMA-to-AAPEX service throughout the day between the LVCC and the Sands Expo Center.

SEMA Show to Hotels

Stops at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, North Hall Door 10 and the east end of the Performance Pavilion every 20–30 minutes on all Show days.

Hotel shuttles will carry an average of 55 passengers and will be marked with a route number.

For shuttle service to Wynn/Encore, use the SEMA-to-AAPEX Shuttle.

Hours of Operation:

SEMA Show to Hotels

  • Tuesday–Thursday: 3:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Hotels to SEMA Show

  • Tuesday–Friday: 7:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

SEMA-to-AAPEX Shuttle

Complimentary shuttles are available every 5–10 minutes to the AAPEX Show at the Sands Expo Center. Pickup/drop-off locations are at the east end of the Performance Pavilion and North Hall Door 10.

Hours of Operation:

  • Tuesday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.; 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. (no midday service)

SEMA Show Loop

The SEMA Show Loop is available to transport Showgoers from one side of the LVCC to the other. Shuttles run every 15 minutes and stop at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, North Hall Door 10, east end of the South Hall and east end of the Performance Pavilion. These will be 25-passenger mini buses marked “SEMA Show Loop.”

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday: 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday–Thursday: 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.


Uber and Lyft will be integrated into both Show transportation hubs. Drivers pickup and drop off passengers in designated areas to make the process fast and easy.

Tip: Identify where the Uber and Lyft pick-up/drop-off locations are before ordering your ride. Many hotels have designated lots as well.

Taxis and Limousines

There are two SEMA Show designated drop-off and pick-up areas. These transportation hubs are located on the east side of the Performance Pavilion and in the Blue Lot on the east end of the Grand Lobby, adjacent to the Central Hall. For more information, call the Nevada Taxicab Authority Dispatch at 702-668-4005.

Tip: When getting dropped off at the SEMA Show, tell your driver which Taxi Stop you want based on where you are headed. Registration, for example, is closest to the North Taxi Stop.

Strip and Downtown Express (SDX)

The Las Vegas public bus service includes 18 stops between the Las Vegas Premium Outlets in downtown, to the City Parkway, to the LVCC, to the Fashion Show Mall/Bellagio Resort & Casino/Excalibur/Mandalay Bay and to South Strip Transfer Terminal.

Visit more detailed bus route information, visit or call the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada at 702-228-7433.

Hours of Operation:

  • Daily: 9:00 a.m.–12:30 a.m., approximately every 15 minutes.
  • Service starts at 7:00 a.m. on days with major conventions at the Convention Center.

Airport Shuttle

Shuttle service to McCarran International Airport will run every 30 minutes Thursday and Friday. The airport shuttles will pick up at North Hall Door 10 and the east end of the Performance Pavilion.

The price is $10 per person (cash only); pay at the bus. For questions, call TMS at 866-439-8563.

Hours of Operation:

  • Thursday: 7:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

SEMA Show Parking

Limited LVCC parking is available for $10 daily on Show days with in/out privileges. Parking is available in Platinum Lot. There is no parking in the Platinum Lot on Friday, November 2. Visit or call the LVCVA at 877-VISITLV for more information.

  • Platinum Lot: Monday–Thursday/937 E. Desert Inn Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • Off-site Parking With Shuttle Service: Refer to the updated SEMA Show Ground Transportation information page online at

Shuttle Bus Pickup Locations





Boarding Location



Hilton Grand Vacation Suites Las Vegas


Curbside on Karen Ave.


Stratosphere Casino Hotel and Tower


North Tour Bus Lobby


SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino


Tour Bus Area–Las Vegas Blvd.


W Las Vegas


Tour Bus Area–Las Vegas Blvd.



Circus Circus Hotel


Outside Main Entrance


Hilton Grand Vacations on the Strip


Outside Main Lobby



Mirage Hotel and Casino


North Valet Entrance


Treasure Island


Right of Main Entrance


Trump Hotel Las Vegas


Curbside at Main Entrance



Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas


Right of Main Lobby



Aria Resort and Casino Las Vegas


Tour Bus Lobby


Vdara Hotel and Spa


Walk to Aria



Monte Carlo Resort and Casino


Tour Bus Area


New York New York


Main Entrance





Rotunda Entrance


Luxor Hotel and Casino


Walk across to Excalibur Rotunda Entrance



Hard Rock Hotel and Casino


Main Lobby


MGM Grand Hotel and Casino


Grand Garden Entrance


Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino


Tour Bus Area




PH Tour Bus Area


Signature @ MGM Grand


Walk to MGM Grand Garden Entrance



Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino


Planet Hollywood Sign




Tour Bus Area



Bally’s Hotel and Casino


North Entrance Tour Bus Area


Paris Las Vegas


Walk to Bally’s


Westin Las Vegas


Right of Main Entrance



Flamingo Las Vegas


Tour Bus Area


Hilton Grand Vacations at Flamingo


Flamingo Tour Bus Area


Harrah’s Las Vegas


Tour Bus Area


The LINQ Hotel


Walk to Harrah’s


The Cromwell


Walk to Flamingo



Golden Nugget


Carson Tower Entrance



Mandalay Bay


Tour Bus Lobby


Delano Las Vegas


Mandalay Bay Tour Bus Lobby


Tropicana Las Vegas


North Entrance

SEMA-to-AAPEX Shuttle




Walk to Venetian Tour Bus Area