Las Vegas city centre
McCarran International Airport (LAS): 3 mi from city centre
Flights to Las Vegas: practical information
Cheap airlines to Las Vegas
Las Vegas is home to one of the 10 busiest airports in the USA, McCarran International Airport (LAS). There are direct air flights to Las Vegas from most major cities in the USA and Europe. From London, fly direct with British Airways, Iberia, Delta Air Lines and American Airways. Flights with one stopover tend to be cheaper.
When to book flights to Las Vegas
While Las Vegas is a year-round destination and it's fairly easy to find deals on Las Vegas flights at any time, the city does have its peaks and lows.
- Peak season: Fall-winter, especially New Year's Eve.
- Low season: Summer.
Direct flights from London to Las Vegas take 9h 45min.
Experience Las Vegas: what to see, what to do
Circus acts and flashing lights, neon and tattoos, ringing bells and someone yelling, "Jackpot!" Holidays in Las Vegas aren't easily forgotten.
Essentials in Las Vegas
Bellagio Fountains: The water ballet in front of the Bellagio Hotel & Casino became famous after the success of the film Ocean’s 11. Imagine the synchronisation of 1,000 fountain nozzles, 4,500 lights and 27 million gallons of water.
The Roller Coaster: The Coney Island-inspired New York New York roller coaster has a 144 foot dive and a 360° somersault. It reaches a height of 200 feet which offers the most spectacular view of the Strip as well as an amazing replica of New York’s skyline.
Stratosphere: This is an enormous observation tower at the north end of the Boulevard. It is a great place to go in the evenings and watch the hotels light up one by one. In the theatre, catch the best celebrity impersonators show around.
Casinos: Of course gambling is big business here. The top casinos are New York, Orleans, Monte Carlo, Circus Circus, Venetian, Luxor, and Caesar’s Palace.
Find more information on visitlasvegas.com.
Accommodations in Las Vegas
Surprisingly prices of rooms in Las Vegas hotels tend to be much lower than in many other American hotel and resort cities. You can find great deals, but rates change daily and sometimes drastically depending on events, conferences and concerts. Rooms during weekdays tend to be 50-75% cheaper than during weekends. If you have a Las Vegas car hire, make sure our hotel has parking.