Miami Airport transportation

Miami Airport Transportation

Miami Airport Public and private transportation

Miami Airport Transportation

Miami Airport MIA offers a wide range of transportation options to suit every traveler’s needs and budget. For those seeking convenience, taxis, Lyft, and Uber are readily available at designated pickup areas on the arrivals level. If you prefer a more budget-friendly option, the Miami-Dade Transit’s Metrobus provides service to various parts of the city, with routes accessible from the airport. Shared-ride shuttles offer another economical choice, transporting passengers to hotels and other locations. Additionally, MIA’s free Metro Mover, an elevated train system, connects the terminals to the Miami Intermodal Center, where you can access the Metrorail, Tri-Rail, and rental car center. With these diverse transportation choices, getting to and from MIA is a breeze.


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Taxi

Taxi Miami Airport Transportation

Miami Airport area taxis are available 24 hours per day. Taxis are available on the arrival and departure levels at MIA Airport.
Reservations are not needed for taxi service originating at MIA.

METER: The first 1/6 mile is $2.95, and each additional 1/6 mile up to 1 mile costs 85. 55 for every extra 1/6 mile after that. Waiting time costs $24 per hour or about 40 cents per minute, with no additional charge for extra people or extra bags.

TOLLS: On top of the meter fare, you have to pay tolls on the road. The passenger only pays the Sunpass rate on Sunpass roads.

SPECIAL $2.00 CHARGE: For trips that start at the airport or PortMiami, the meter fare has gone up by $2.00 per trip.

MINIMUM RATE AT AIRPORTS AND SEAPORTS: There is a $15 minimum fare for trips that start at MIA or Port Miami. If the meter reads more than $15.00, then the higher number on the meter must be paid.

LARGE VEHICLE SURCHARGE: Larger vehicles are charged an extra 30% on top of the taximeter rate, SUV. This surcharge doesn’t apply to taxis that can serve people in wheelchairs, even if they are equipped to do so.


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Shuttle Service

Shuttle Service Miami Airport transportation

Shuttle vans are also available 24 hours per day. Shuttle vans can be found on the ground level of the terminal building, outside the baggage claim area.
Private shuttle services are also available. Ride costs vary depending on the destination. Visit this website Shuttle Services for more details.

For Shuttle Service to and from Miami Airport Key West and the Florida Keys

Shuttle411.com call an agent 954-915-5641


Car Rental

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 Car rental companies with desks at the terminal include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, and National. The vehicles for all companies are off-site, accessed by a courtesy shuttle van: rental cars must also be returned off-site, and do not have to be returned to the terminal. Visit this site to view the best  car rental rates and reserve your vehicle AutoRent411.com

Easy Online Booking

Rental companies include

  • Avis Rent-A-Car
  • Budget Rent-a-Car
  • Dollar
  • HERTZ Corporation
  • National Car Rental
  • Royal Rent A Car

Train Services

Although taxis and other private transportation are available at  Miami International Airport, many travelers to the Greater Miami area choose to use public transportation to reach local destinations. Before boarding public transportation, be sure to verify the hours of service for each route. Please call 305-770-3131, weekdays 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.; weekends, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Tri-Rail a tri-county commuter train, serves Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. The airport station is just east of the airport, across LeJeune Road on NW 21st Street.

For schedule and fee information, please visit http://www.tri-rail.com.

In addition to Tri-Rail, Metro-Rail is a fixed-rail system that provides transportation to areas throughout Dade County. Metro-Mover is another fixed-rail system that provides transportation to popular locations in Downtown  Miami and Brickell areas. For schedule and fee information, please visit http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/transit/metrorail.

Metrorail runs from 5:08 a.m. to midnight seven days a week. Trains arrive every six minutes during weekday rush hours, every 15 minutes at midday, and every 30 minutes after 8 p.m. Weekend service runs every 20 minutes until 8 p.m. when trains arrive every 30 minutes.

Shuttle connections to Metro-Rail and to the Tri-Rail station are available from the Concourse E Bus Station on the ground level, directly across from U.S. Customs.

The Metro-Dade Transit Department provides numerous services providing transport to all areas of Dade County,  Miami and Brickell areas. For additional information, travelers can also call 1-800-TRI-RAIL, from anywhere in the state of Florida.


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Bus Services

Only Greyhound, a private company, provides direct service from  Miami to the Keys. There is no direct public transit service to the Keys. Greyhound operates the “Florida Keys Transportation Service” which offers scheduled service to the most popular Florida Key destinations (Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, and Key West). For additional information visit Greyhound online at greyhound.com, or call 1-800-231-2222 for more information.

Metro-Bus

is the local, city bus service that provides scheduled service to all areas of Dade County. Visit their site at http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/transit/home.htm for the latest schedules and rates.

Printed Metrobus route maps and schedules are also available at the airport’s information center located in Concourse E.


Parking

 Miami International Airport operates two multi-level parking garages, the Dolphin Garage and the Flamingo Garage. Both garages offer long-term parking and are connected to the terminal building by moving sidewalks located on the 3rd level. Disabled and stroller parking is also located on the 3rd level of each garage. Call (305) 876-7536 for additional information.

Long-Term Parking

Long-Term Parking is available for $4.00 per hour for the first two hours and $2.00 for the third hour. The maximum cost is $15.00 per day.

Short-Term Parking

Cars can park for $2.50 for the first half hour up to a maximum of $30.00 for an entire day. Short-term parking is located near the terminal building and identified as Upper and Lower Level Park One.

Free Cell Waiting Area

While you wait to pick up your friends or family


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 Miami International Airport is 1 main terminal building with eight concourses (A – H) extending from it. Each serves several airlines and a large number of destinations..

 Miami International Airport is one main terminal building with eight concourses (A – H) extending from it. Each serves several airlines and a large number of destinations. Each concourse has a selection of restaurants, bars, newsstands and shops. Business services, banks and ATMs are located throughout the airport and in the appropriate concourse, airline club lounges cater to the needs of frequent flyers.

Miami International Airport’s Concourse A serves Aces, British Airways, Lan Chile, Lan Peru, Swissair, and Turkish Air. It contains gates A3 through A18

 Miami International Airport’s Concourse B serves Aero Mexico, Air France, Aviateca, Mexicana, Nica, Taca, Transbrasil, and Virgin Atlantic. It contains gates B1 through B15.

 Miami International Airport’s Concourse C serves Aero Continente, Aero Postal, Air Aruba, Air D’Ayiti, American Airlines, Avensa, Copa, Lab Bolivia, Lacsa, Martinair, Qantas, and Servivensa. It contains gates C1 through C15.

Miami International Airport’s Concourse D serves American Airlines and American Eagle. It contains gates D1 through D20.

Miami International Airport’s Concourse E serves Aeromar, Allegro, Air Caribbean, Air Jamaica, Airtran, Air Transat, Alitalia, American Transair, Balair, Bwia, Falcon Air Express, Ltu, Miami Air, National, Premiair, Sun Country, Suriname Airways, Tam, Military Charter, Chalks-Ocean-Airways, and Signature Charter. It contains gates E1 through E19 and satellite gates E20 through E35.

 Miami International Airport’s Concourse F serves Aerolineas Argentinas, Air New Zealand, Alm, Avianca, Cayman Airways, Iberia, Lauda Airlines, Lufthansa, and United Airlines. It contains gates F1 through F23.

 Miami International Airport’s Concourse G serves Air Canada, Canadian Airlines, America West, Continental Airlines, El-Al, Northwest/KLM, TWA/Royal Maroc, and Varig Airlines. It contains gates G1 through G19.

Miami International Airport’s Concourse H serves Bahamas Air, Delta Airlines, Metro Jet/Delta, and US Airways. It contains gates H1 through H18.


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