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Taxi Fare from Airport to Four Queens

Discussion in 'Getting There & Getting Around' started by nursepower, Apr 2, 2013.

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  1. nursepower

    nursepower Low-Roller

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    Can I get a rough estimate? I'm googling as low as $18 and as high as $45...any thing more accurate is welcome.
     
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    Royal Flusher Savvy Gambler

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    Do yourself a favor and book a limo. Presidential.
     
  3. HAWJOHN

    HAWJOHN Tourist

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    If you decide on a taxi, my estimation of prices are:

    25-30 dollars if using Paradise connecting on Main or other roads to downtown.
    30-35 dollars using Tropicana to the freeway.
    Add another five dollars if the driver uses the tunnel

    The costs may vary depending on traffic conditions. I do not know the costs for a limo.
     
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    Last year I took a cab at 4 am from the Gold Spike on Ogdon. I told him to the airport via Paradise and the fair was about $25 plus tip.

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  5. Candy Apple

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    Have you considered the Wax bus for only $2.00 per person?
     
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    critchtc21 Low-Roller

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    Let's say I arrive 7pm on a Friday night. It will be easy to walk up and get a limo, right? And instead of pay the $65/hr (close to the price right). Could I bargain a price with these guys just waiting for someone? Lets say 40-50 dollars to take me to Flamingo?
     
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    ^This! It'll have you downtown in 25 minutes and it's only $1 if you are over 60. It only makes 3 stops on its way downtown and drops you off on the east side of the D (old Fitzgerald s).

    The only issue is timing. It only runs about once an hour from the airport. But check their online schedules vs. your arrival time. They are fairly accurate.

    I also agree with the ~$25 fare if the cab takes Paradise.
     
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  8. nursepower

    nursepower Low-Roller

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    I'm leaning towards a sedan from Presidential...We've never been in one and have 2 more questions.

    First would they pick us up from a different hotel than they drop us off at? We will be starting downtown and finishing on the strip. Second, we don't drink alcohol. Could we request water or soda instead of champagne?
     
  9. blue808

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    I use and recommend this site:

    TaxiFareFinder

    From: McCarran International Airport 5757 Wayne Newton Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89119

    To: Four Queens 202 Fremont St Las Vegas, NV 89101

    Estimated fare: $35.44 / $40.76 incl. 15% tip
     
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    We will be going from the Airport to 4 queens also, and I am really considering trying the Wax, but I'm nervous. How close to 4 queens does it drop off?
     
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    The bus stops where the Deuce and several others stop at 4th street and Carson. It is a safe area near a Walgreens about half a block south of Fremont street and then a block west to 4 Queens. These are not blocks like the strip. It is probably a 5 minute walk, most in the FSE. This is a busy area for tourists and bus traffic, much less sketchy than the bus stops on the Strip.

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    Try the Wax

    You have nothing to worry about. We did it last year when we stayed at the D. Instead of a crabby cab driver trying to rip us off, we had an ice cold bus in August with a friendly, helpful driver. The money we saved paid for two buffets downtown. It probably took us 3 minutes to walk to the D. We will take the Wax bus again next month when we stay at the El Cortez.
     
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    Yes, you can have them pick you up at a different hotel than the one you get dropped at. Make sure you confirm it with them though, when the initial booking is made it usually defaults to the same pick-up location.

    I would call them the day before you leave to make sure.

    They usually have cold water on board as well as the sparkling plonk. :)
     
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    It will drop you at 4th and carson, a little bit up from that walgreens, maybe 3 blocks from the 4 Q.
     
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    Me too Candy Apple. I'll be in a tower May 5-7.

    Jimbo338
     
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    Sorry we won't be taking the Wax together. We arrive on the 10th.
     
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