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Airports in Florida

Melbourne International Airport (MLB)

Location

The airport is located 1.5 miles (2.4km) northwest of downtown Melbourne.

Getting to the city

A Space Coast Area Transit (SCAT) stop is located outside the main terminal. SCAT buses provide transport throughout Brevard County via Route 24, operating from 7am to 7:45pm; a one-way fare is $1.25. Melbourne's Greyhound Lines bus terminal offers daily service to major Florida destinations and beyond. A few local hotels offer courtesy transfers with advance bookings.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

see full airport guide


Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)

Location

The airport is situated 18 miles (28km) northwest of Panama City.

Getting to the city

A variety of taxi and shuttle companies service the airport, and some hotels arrange airport transport for guests. Sunshine Shuttle $ Limousine is the premium ground transport provider at the airport. Rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November)

see full airport guide


Miami International Airport (MIA)

Location

The airport is located nine miles (15km) west of central Miami.

Getting to the city

The airport is well connected to the new Miami Intermodal Centre by the free MIA Mover electric train, from here numerous services offered by the Miami-Dade Transit Department connect to greater Miami. These include the scheduled, local Metrobus; a mass-transit Metrorail system; a fixed rail system designated specifically for downtown Miami and Brickell; and the TriRail commuter train, reaching Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

see full airport guide


West Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)

Location

The airport is located four miles (6km) west of Palm Beach.

Getting to the city

There is a public bus service, Palm Tran, connecting to various points in the Palm Beach area, departing from Level 1. Shuttles are available to take passengers to West Palm Beach to connect with TriRail, which runs trains to Miami, and the Amtrak station, which provides rail services to a number of US cities near and far. Taxis, door-to-door shuttles, and rental cars are available and many hotels provide transport for guests.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 561 471 7420.

see full airport guide


Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Location

The airport is situated 11 miles (18km) southeast of Orlando.

Getting to the city

Public transport facilities are to be found on the Ground Transportation Concourse on Level 1 of Terminal 1. Lynx buses numbers 11, 42, 51 and 111 depart around every 30 minutes, between 5.30am and 10.30pm, for downtown Orlando, the trip taking about 40 minutes and costing $2. Many hotels provide free shuttles for guests. Taxis are available on Level 1 on both the A and B sides of the Main Terminal, and may carry up to nine passengers with metered rates. Cruise passengers may also check with their cruise line, as some offer direct transfers to the port.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 407 825 8463.

see full airport guide


Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

Location

The airport is located 21 miles (34km) north of Miami and three miles (5km) from downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Getting to the city

Shared shuttle vans with GO Airport Shuttle can be booked at the transportation desks located in each terminal. They offer a door-to-door service from the airport to most local destinations. Broward County Transit (BCT) bus services and TriRail feeder buses operate from bus stops outside the terminal buildings. The TriRail train service connects the airport with Miami-Dade County. Taxis are available outside each terminal. Major rental car companies are located at the Rental Car Centre.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 954 359 1200, +1 866 435 9355

see full airport guide


Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)

Location

The airport is situated 14 miles (23km) north of downtown Jacksonville.

Getting to the city

All ground transportation services, including rental car agencies and taxi and limousine services, are located on the lower level of the terminal building, adjacent to baggage claim. Some hotels offer pick-up services and shuttle companies offer a door-to-door service to nearby destinations. These services should be booked in advance, if possible.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 904 741 2000.

see full airport guide


Tampa International Airport (TPA)

Location

The airport is located four miles (6km) west of downtown Tampa.

Getting to the city

There are shared passenger van services as well as several city buses that travel to Tampa and other destinations. The local HART bus stop is at the west end of the Red Baggage Claim area by Belt number 15.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 813 870 8700.

see full airport guide


Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)

Location

The airport is located 10 miles (16km) southeast of Fort Myers.

Getting to the city

LeeTran provides public transportation between 7.25am and 9.25pm on weekdays an hourly basis to a transfer point, located at Daniels Parkway and U.S. 41, where connections can be made to the remainder of the LeeTran routes. Many hotels in the area offer a shuttle bus service to and from the airport. Taxis and limousines are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 239 768 4381.

see full airport guide


Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)

Location

The airport is located 22 miles (about 35km) northeast of Orlando.

Getting to the city

Lynx bus #33 serves the airport, stopping right outside the terminal buildings.

Time

Local time is GMT -5 (GMT -4 between March and November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 407 585 4500

see full airport guide


Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB)

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) southwest of Daytona Beach.

Getting to the city

The Votran municipal bus service stops at the airport regularly on weekdays and Saturday, with a more limited service on Sundays. An adult bus fare is about $1.75.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

see full airport guide


Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)

Location

The airport is seven miles (12km) south of Bradenton and four miles (7km) northwest of downtown Sarasota.

Getting to the city

Buses heading into Sarasota and Manatee leave from the west end of the baggage claims area. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 941-359-5200.

see full airport guide


Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) southeast of Tallahassee.

Getting to the city

Buses, hotel shuttles, limousine shuttles, rental cars and taxis are available from the airport.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

see full airport guide


Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV)

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) northeast of Gainesville.

Getting to the city

Regional Transit System (RTS) Route 25 operates between downtown Gainesville and the airport regularly every day, although the schedule is reduced on Sundays. Adult bus fare is $1.50. Several hotels in the area also offer shuttle services for guests.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4, from mid-March to the first Sunday in November)

see full airport guide


Key West International Airport (EYW)

Location

The airport is situated two miles (3km) east of Key West.

Getting to the city

Shuttles and taxis can be found at the airport. Shuttle services are provided by Lower Keys Shuttle.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

see full airport guide


Pensacola International Airport (PNS)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) from central Pensacola.

Getting to the city

Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) buses service the airport, departing roughly every hour on weekdays. Shared shuttles, taxis and limousines can also be hired at the airport and cars can be rented.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November)

see full airport guide


Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

Location

The airport is situated 16 miles (26km) from Destin, and eight miles (13km) from Fort Walton Beach.

Getting to the city

No public transportation services the airport, but numerous bus, shuttle and taxi companies operate at the airport and rental cars are available.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to first Sunday in November).

see full airport guide


Melbourne International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

Airports in Florida

Melbourne International Airport (MLB)

Location

The airport is located 1.5 miles (2.4km) northwest of downtown Melbourne.

Getting to the city

A Space Coast Area Transit (SCAT) stop is located outside the main terminal. SCAT buses provide transport throughout Brevard County via Route 24, operating from 7am to 7:45pm; a one-way fare is $1.25. Melbourne's Greyhound Lines bus terminal offers daily service to major Florida destinations and beyond. A few local hotels offer courtesy transfers with advance bookings.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

see full airport guide


Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)

Location

The airport is situated 18 miles (28km) northwest of Panama City.

Getting to the city

A variety of taxi and shuttle companies service the airport, and some hotels arrange airport transport for guests. Sunshine Shuttle $ Limousine is the premium ground transport provider at the airport. Rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November)

see full airport guide


Miami International Airport (MIA)

Location

The airport is located nine miles (15km) west of central Miami.

Getting to the city

The airport is well connected to the new Miami Intermodal Centre by the free MIA Mover electric train, from here numerous services offered by the Miami-Dade Transit Department connect to greater Miami. These include the scheduled, local Metrobus; a mass-transit Metrorail system; a fixed rail system designated specifically for downtown Miami and Brickell; and the TriRail commuter train, reaching Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

see full airport guide


West Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)

Location

The airport is located four miles (6km) west of Palm Beach.

Getting to the city

There is a public bus service, Palm Tran, connecting to various points in the Palm Beach area, departing from Level 1. Shuttles are available to take passengers to West Palm Beach to connect with TriRail, which runs trains to Miami, and the Amtrak station, which provides rail services to a number of US cities near and far. Taxis, door-to-door shuttles, and rental cars are available and many hotels provide transport for guests.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 561 471 7420.

see full airport guide


Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Location

The airport is situated 11 miles (18km) southeast of Orlando.

Getting to the city

Public transport facilities are to be found on the Ground Transportation Concourse on Level 1 of Terminal 1. Lynx buses numbers 11, 42, 51 and 111 depart around every 30 minutes, between 5.30am and 10.30pm, for downtown Orlando, the trip taking about 40 minutes and costing $2. Many hotels provide free shuttles for guests. Taxis are available on Level 1 on both the A and B sides of the Main Terminal, and may carry up to nine passengers with metered rates. Cruise passengers may also check with their cruise line, as some offer direct transfers to the port.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 407 825 8463.

see full airport guide


Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

Location

The airport is located 21 miles (34km) north of Miami and three miles (5km) from downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Getting to the city

Shared shuttle vans with GO Airport Shuttle can be booked at the transportation desks located in each terminal. They offer a door-to-door service from the airport to most local destinations. Broward County Transit (BCT) bus services and TriRail feeder buses operate from bus stops outside the terminal buildings. The TriRail train service connects the airport with Miami-Dade County. Taxis are available outside each terminal. Major rental car companies are located at the Rental Car Centre.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 954 359 1200, +1 866 435 9355

see full airport guide


Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)

Location

The airport is situated 14 miles (23km) north of downtown Jacksonville.

Getting to the city

All ground transportation services, including rental car agencies and taxi and limousine services, are located on the lower level of the terminal building, adjacent to baggage claim. Some hotels offer pick-up services and shuttle companies offer a door-to-door service to nearby destinations. These services should be booked in advance, if possible.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 904 741 2000.

see full airport guide


Tampa International Airport (TPA)

Location

The airport is located four miles (6km) west of downtown Tampa.

Getting to the city

There are shared passenger van services as well as several city buses that travel to Tampa and other destinations. The local HART bus stop is at the west end of the Red Baggage Claim area by Belt number 15.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 813 870 8700.

see full airport guide


Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)

Location

The airport is located 10 miles (16km) southeast of Fort Myers.

Getting to the city

LeeTran provides public transportation between 7.25am and 9.25pm on weekdays an hourly basis to a transfer point, located at Daniels Parkway and U.S. 41, where connections can be made to the remainder of the LeeTran routes. Many hotels in the area offer a shuttle bus service to and from the airport. Taxis and limousines are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 239 768 4381.

see full airport guide


Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)

Location

The airport is located 22 miles (about 35km) northeast of Orlando.

Getting to the city

Lynx bus #33 serves the airport, stopping right outside the terminal buildings.

Time

Local time is GMT -5 (GMT -4 between March and November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 407 585 4500

see full airport guide


Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB)

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) southwest of Daytona Beach.

Getting to the city

The Votran municipal bus service stops at the airport regularly on weekdays and Saturday, with a more limited service on Sundays. An adult bus fare is about $1.75.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

see full airport guide


Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)

Location

The airport is seven miles (12km) south of Bradenton and four miles (7km) northwest of downtown Sarasota.

Getting to the city

Buses heading into Sarasota and Manatee leave from the west end of the baggage claims area. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 941-359-5200.

see full airport guide


Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) southeast of Tallahassee.

Getting to the city

Buses, hotel shuttles, limousine shuttles, rental cars and taxis are available from the airport.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

see full airport guide


Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV)

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) northeast of Gainesville.

Getting to the city

Regional Transit System (RTS) Route 25 operates between downtown Gainesville and the airport regularly every day, although the schedule is reduced on Sundays. Adult bus fare is $1.50. Several hotels in the area also offer shuttle services for guests.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4, from mid-March to the first Sunday in November)

see full airport guide


Key West International Airport (EYW)

Location

The airport is situated two miles (3km) east of Key West.

Getting to the city

Shuttles and taxis can be found at the airport. Shuttle services are provided by Lower Keys Shuttle.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

see full airport guide


Pensacola International Airport (PNS)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) from central Pensacola.

Getting to the city

Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) buses service the airport, departing roughly every hour on weekdays. Shared shuttles, taxis and limousines can also be hired at the airport and cars can be rented.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November)

see full airport guide


Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

Location

The airport is situated 16 miles (26km) from Destin, and eight miles (13km) from Fort Walton Beach.

Getting to the city

No public transportation services the airport, but numerous bus, shuttle and taxi companies operate at the airport and rental cars are available.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to first Sunday in November).

see full airport guide


Melbourne International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.