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Car Rental Las Vegas Airport

The McCarran International Airport is located approximately five miles south of downtown Las Vegas. The major commercial airport serves the Las Vegas Valley and surrounding areas. Renting a vehicle at LAS has been made simple to benefit incoming guests. The 24 hour a day, McCarran Rent-A-Car Center can be found on Gillespie Street which is three miles from the airport.



Pick Up at Terminals



Rental cars can be picked up at either terminal one or terminal three depending on the customer’s choice.



Terminal One



  • Customers can be taken to the vehicles by the shuttles. Simply follow the signs leading away from the baggage claim to Level One for Ground Transportation.

  • Go to the 10 and 11 outside doors to the shuttle areas in the center of the median.


Terminal Three



  • Customer arriving at terminal three can take a shuttle to the rent a car center. Shuttles continuously leave at five minute intervals.

  • Simply follow the signs leading away from the baggage claim area to Level Zero for Ground Transportation.

  • Go to either the West 51-54 doors or the East 55-58 doors to proceed to the shuttle area.



Returning of a Rental Car



Returning a rental car is done at the McCarran Rent-A-Car Center.



  • Go to the entrance on the Gillespie Street; proceed to the area that your car rental company has occupied by following the signs which are located overhead.

  • Once the vehicle is returned, go to lobby area. Follow the signs out of the main entrance where shuttles are located to take you back to the airport.

  • Read the shuttles carefully, the shuttle will take you to Terminal One or Terminal Three depending on where you are going to catch your flight out of LAS.



Renting a car has been made simple at McCarran Rent-A-Center with shuttles going to and from the airport at a continuous rate. The large signs will help you locate your appropriate rental area.



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Airport Data for LAS
Transportation from LAS
Parking Information

Identification Codes:  

  • IATA: LAS
  • ICAO: KLAS

Distance from LAS to: 

  • Las Vegas city centre – 4 miles (7 km)
  • Flagstaff – 249 miles (401 km)
  • Los Angeles – 266 miles (428 km)
  • Bakersfield – 281 miles (452 km)
  • Phoenix – 292 miles (470 km)

Nearest Major Airports: 

  • Los Angeles Airport – 283 miles (455 km)
  • Salt Lake City Airport – 432 miles (696 km)
  • Reno-Tahoe Airport – 457 miles (735 km)

Las Vegas Time Zone: 

  • 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT –7:00)

Hotels near LAS: 

  • There are 75 hotels within 3 miles (5 km) of Las Vegas Airport

Facts about LAS:

  • McCarran serves Las Vegas and Clark County, Nevada
  • There were 44,074,707 passengers in 2007
  • McCarran is 6th in the world for aircraft movements (578,949 in 2008)
  • There are over 1,300 slot machines in the terminals
  • Capacity is expected to be reached by 2017

Car Rental:

  • There are 10 rental car companies that serve McCarran International Airport
  • Car hire companies are located away from the terminal
  • Shuttles depart every 10 minutes for the rental car kiosks
  • Most car rental companies have similar prices

Las Vegas City Bus:

  • Take bus 108 or 109 to the city center (south strip)

Taxi Service:

  • Taxis are available outside of the baggage claim area
  • The average cost to the city center is around 15.00 USD – 25.00 USD
  • Maximum of 5 passengers allowed in each taxi

Other Transport:

  • Shuttle and limousine services available outside of baggage claim
  • Around 6.50 USD one-way to strip hotels
  • 8.00 USD to other hotels
  • *1.00 USD = 0.70 EUR, 0.60 GBP

Short-Term Parking:

  • Parking lot is located on level 2M of the garage
  • Up to 10 minutes  – 0.25 USD
  • 3 hours (maximum) – 4.50 USD

Economy Parking:

  • Parking lot is located away from the terminal building
  • Up to 15 minutes  – free
  • 16-30 minutes  –2.00 USD
  • 31 minutes up to 1 hour  –3.00 USD
  • Additional hours  –1.00 USD
  • Daily maximum – 8.00 USD

Valet Parking:

  • Level 2 of public parking garage
  • Minimum  – 6.00 USD
  • Additional hours  –1.00 USD
  • Daily maximum – 21.00 USD

Long-Term Parking:

  • Levels 1M, 2M, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of public parking garage
  • First hour  – 3.00 USD
  • Each additional hour – 1.00 USD
  • Daily maximum – 14.00 USD
  • *1.00 USD = 0.70 EUR, 0.60 GBP

*Price, information and exchange rates are as of June 17, 2009