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Transportation Options for Getting to the Convention Center During the Show


By SEMA Editors

MonorailSEMA Showgoers are encouraged to use hotel shuttles and the Las Vegas Monorail to get to and from the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, as parking will be impacted by construction at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) during the event. Free hotel shuttle service will be available to and from the LVCC and more than 45 hotels, and discounted tickets are available to Showgoers for the Monorail, which will operate at extended hours during SEMA Show week.


The monorail is a great option for getting to the SEMA Show each day. Trains arrive every 4–8 minutes and will begin operation at 6:00 a.m. on SEMA Show days (Tuesday–Friday, November 2–5).

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, November 1: 6:00 a.m.–12:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, November  2–Thursday, November 4: 6:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
  • Friday, November 5: 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 Monorail Station
  • SAHARA Las Vegas Station

Look for Monorail kiosks throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center and at participating hotels to purchase discounted tickets. Showgoers can save money and purchase discounted multi-day Monorail passes. For more information, call 702-699-8200.

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
Ride Sharing

There will be three designated transportation hubs where ride-sharing services, such as Uber or Lyft, and taxis will be able to drop-off and pickup quickly and easily.

Las Vegas Convention Center:

  • Blue Lot (East End of Grand Lobby, adjacent to Central Hall)
  • Bronze Lot (South of South Hall)
  • West Hall Transportation Lot (Adjacent to West Hall )
Taxis and Limousines

There are three designated drop-off and pick-up areas.

Las Vegas Convention Center:

  • Blue Lot (East End of Grand Lobby, adjacent to Central Hall)
  • Bronze Lot (South of South Hall)
  • West Hall Transportation Lot (Adjacent to West Hall )

Registered buyers (retailers/WDs/jobbers) who are SEMA members will be able to utilize the express taxi lines from the Convention Center on Tuesday–Thursday, 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. and Friday, 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. For details regarding the express taxi lines for member buyers, visit the SEMA Association Center upstairs in the Grand Lobby.

SEMA Show On-Site Parking

The Las Vegas Convention Center expansion project has impacted on-site parking. Limited parking is available at the facility and adjacent parking lots and rates are subject to change without notice. Plan in advance if you will be commuting to and from the Show in a personal vehicle. Updated parking information will be available on, in the mobile app, or by calling the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority at 877-VISITLV or 702-892-0711.

Limited parking at the following locations:

Platinum Lot - Las Vegas Convention Center – $10
937 East Desert Inn Rd.

Piero's Italian Cuisine Restaurant - $50
355 Convention Center Dr.

Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel – $50
3400 Paradise Rd.

Las Vegas Marriott – $40
325 Convention Center Dr.

Courtyard by Marriott Las Vegas Convention Center – $40
3275 Paradise Rd.

Springhill Suites by Marriott Las Vegas Convention Center – $40
2989 Paradise Rd.

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino – $30
3000 Paradise Rd.

SEMA Show Hotel Shuttles

Complimentary shuttle bus service is provided each morning and afternoon between the LVCC and official hotel partners every 20–30  minutes on all Show days. The shuttle stops at two transportation plazas—the Majestic Lot (across the street from the West Hall) and the Bronze Lot. Route numbers will coordinate with which hotel properties they service. 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. A complete list of hotels, pickup locations and route details are available at

Shuttle Bus Schedule

Shuttle Service from Official Hotels to SEMA Show

Date AM Shuttle
20-25-minute intervals
PM Shuttle 20-25-minute intervals
Tuesday, Nov. 2

7:00 AM–10:30 AM

3:30 PM–6:30 PM

Wednesday, Nov. 3

7:00 AM–10:30 AM

3:30 PM–6:30 PM

Thursday, Nov. 4 7:00 AM–10:30 AM 3:30 PM–6:30 PM
Friday, Nov. 5

7:00 AM–10:30 AM

2:00 PM–5:00 PM


Interhall Shuttle: Service runs between Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, and Wynn Las Vegas. Route timing may be affected by traffic and weather conditions.

Wheelchair accessible transportation is available during hours of operation.
Call 1-866-439-8563 (Please allow 30 minutes).

For all shuttle inquires call 1-866-439-8563

Shuttle Bus Pickup Locations

Route Hotel Boarding Location



Luxor Hotel & Casino

Rotunda Entrance


Walk to Excalibur


New York New York


Park MGM

Right of Main Entrance


Tour Bus Area


Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas


Vdara Hotel & Spa

Tour Bus Lobby


Walk to Aria – Tour Bus Lobby


OYO Hotel and Casino 


Tropicana LV – A Doubletree by Hilton

Walk to Tropicana


North Entrance


Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino


Elara, Hilton Grand Vacations


MGM Grand Hotel & Casino


The Signature at MGM Grand

Tour Bus Area


Planet Hollywood Tour Bus Area


Grand Garden Arena Entrance


Walk to MGM




The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Tour Bus Lobby


Walk to Bellagio


Bally’s Las Vegas 


Paris Las Vegas


The Cromwell


Tuscany Suites and Casino 

North Entrance on Flamingo Rd.


Walk to Bally’s


Walk to Bally’s


Outside Main Lobby


Caesars Palace


The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa

Coliseum Entrance


Right of Main Entrance


Flamingo Las Vegas


Harrah’s Las Vegas


Hilton Grand Vacations @ Flamingo


The LINQ Hotel & Casino 

Tour Bus Area by Parking Garage


Harrah’s Tour Bus Area by Parking Garage


Tour Bus Area by Parking Garage


Walk to Harrah’s


The Mirage Hotel & Casino


Treasure Island 


Trump Hotel Las Vegas 

North Valet Entrance


Curbside on Sirens Cove


Curbside in Front of Hotel


Circus Circus Hotel


Hilton Grand Vacations on the Strip

Main Entrance


Main Entrance


Palace Station


The STRAT Hotel

Tour Bus Area


West Entrance


Hilton Grand Vacations Las Vegas CC


SAHARA Las Vegas

Curbside on Karen Ave.


Tour Bus Area – Las Vegas Blvd


Downtown Grand 


Golden Nugget 

Walk to Golden Nugget


Carson Tower Entrance

SEMA to AAPEX (see details below)

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas


Palazzo Resort Hotel & Casino




Wynn Las Vegas

Board at Sands Expo


Board at Sands Expo


Board at Sands Expo


Board at Sands Expo

SEMA-to-AAPEX Shuttle

Complimentary shuttle service is available to the AAPEX Show at the Sands Expo Center. Pick-up/drop-off locations will be at the Bronze Lot (back of South Hall) and Majestic Lot (LVCC West Hall Transportation Lot).

Hours of Operation:

  • Tuesday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. (no midday service)
Shuttle Bus SEMA Show Loop

The Shuttle Bus SEMA Show Loop is available to transport Showgoers from one side of the Convention Center to the other. Shuttles run every 15 minutes and stop at the LVCC West Hall Transportation Lot (Majestic Lot), back of Central Hall Door 9, and east end of the Bronze Lot (back of South Hall). There will be 25-passenger mini buses marked “SEMA Show Loop.”

Hours of Operation:

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m.–9:30 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Tuesday–Thursday: 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Strip and Downtown Express (SDX)

Las Vegas public bus service runs from downtown Las Vegas to the LVCC, and to the Strip. Service includes 18 stops between the LV Premium Outlets in downtown, to the City Parkway, to the LVCC, to the Fashion Show Mall/Bellagio/Excalibur/Mandalay Bay and to South Strip Transfer Terminal. For more detailed 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 min.
  • Service starts at 7:00 a.m. on days with major conventions at the LVCC.
Airport Shuttle

Shuttle service to McCarran International Airport will run every 30 minutes. The  airport shuttles will pick up at Majestic Lot (across the street from the West Hall) and the Bronze Lot.

The price is $10 per person (cash only); pay at the bus.

Hours of Operation:

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