Worldwide known for its casinos and parties, Las Vegas is a city that offers fun and entertainment at all hours of the day and night. Choose a hotel that matches you tastes from the Bellagio, Cesar’s Palace or the Venetian, the grand hotels are just part of the attraction of the desert city. With some of the best shows and events on offer, endless dining options whether they feature celebrity chefs, Mexican or a steakhouse - the city is packed multiple things to do. It’s an oasis in the desert with nightlife along The Strip, lavish pool bars and plenty of luxuries. There is something for every possible taste in Vegas.View our Las Vegas travel guide
Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Las Vegas (LAS)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Melbourne to Las Vegas
When to visit
With more than 300 days of sunshine every year, Las Vegas' weather makes is a great place to visit all year round from the Fourth of July to Halloween weekend to New Year's Eve. The best times to visit Las Vegas, is typically during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), as the desert sun is slightly cooler. Temperatures in spring range from 22°C to 32°C, making it a great time to visit the attractions, dine al fresco or play a round of golf. July is the hottest month, averaging around 41°C, though you can keep cool poolside or shop in the airconditioned malls.
What is the main airport called?
Las Vegas Airport (LAS).Opens external site in a new window Officially known as Harry Reid International Airport is an international airport in Paradise, Nevada, and is the main Las Vegas in the US. The airport is located about 8km south of downtown Las Vegas.
Arriving in Las Vegas
The staff at Las Vegas will greet you when you land and assist with your needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Las Vegas from Las Vegas Airport
Getting to Las Vegas from the airport is easy with various transport options available. Choose from public transport, taxis, app-based ride services, shuttle, rental cars or limousines. By bus, from terminal 1 take the public bus route 108 or 109 with the bus stop located on level zero down from the baggage claim area. There are many shuttle services available through various companies that connect with hotels and resorts downtown. Taxi is a convenient option for the short 15-minute trip to town with ranks outside both terminals or you might like to request a car with Uber, Lyft or Wingz. For a private way to travel, you may wish to book a limousine or hire a car. The car rental centre is approximately 5 minutes’ drive from the terminals with a free shuttle to take you there.
Getting around Las Vegas
Getting around Las Vegas is easy with many transport options to help you get around the city. The monorail is a convenient option without the hassle of traffic and you can navigate the strip in less than 15 minutes. Trains operate every 4 to 8 minutes and stop at the main hotels. Taxis are a reliable way to travel though you need to pick up one from valet or a hotel taxi line. Ride share is a popular option to get around, no matter where you are in Las Vegas. Simply download the Uber or Lyft app and request a ride. Limos are a fun and fancy way to get around the city in style or you may like to rent a car. The Deuce is a bus that can take you along the Strip and downtown, or the Downtown Loop is a free shuttle that can take you to many of the main attractions.
Fly from Melbourne
Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.
What is the main airport called?
Melbourne Airport.Opens external site in a new window Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
The benefits of flying Qantas
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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
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