Getting Around During CES: How to Avoid Nightmare Traffic During CES

Vegas Strip Traffic

With more than 170,000 people making their way to Las Vegas for CES, getting around a bit of a challenge. From the nightmare traffic jams on Paradise to the hordes of people trying to make it from the strip to the convention center, your bound to hit traffic during the Consumer Electronics Show.

Here are some of our top tips for getting around during CES.

Shuttle Buses

Your best option is to jump on one of the hundreds of free shuttle buses that travel between the Strip Hotels and the Las Vegas Convention Center.

CES Shuttle Route List

CES Shuttle Routes

CES Shuttle Map

Ridesharing Companies

Uber, Lyft, and a number of other ride sharing companies will have people out in full force. Here are the pickup locations:

  • LVCC: Gold parking lot or on Sierra Vista Drive
  • Sands: Main porte-cochere
  • Venetian: the valet area in the parking garage

Las Vegas Monorail

One of the little known wonders of Las Vegas! Jump on the monorail and fly through the city without having to get bogged down in traffic. Convenient stations are located behind: MGM Grand, Bally’s/Paris, Flamingo/Caesars Palace, Harrah’s/The LINQ, LVCC, Westgate and SLS. Trains run every 4-7 minutes and drop off right in front of the convention center.


During the show, the Las Vegas taxi Authority authorizes extra cabs at the convention center. You can find waiting taxis in front of both the North and South Hall entrances.