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Approximate Travel Distance
226 miles
Approximate Flight Duration
1 hour 10 min
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(Atlanta) 8°C / -1°C
Current Local Time in Atlanta
GMT -4

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Transportation to Charlotte Airport from the City Center

Douglas Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is easily accessible as it is located in close proximity to the city center, about 11 km away. There are a few transportation alternatives available if you want to access the airport by road, which include taxis, buses, transfer services, and rental cars. The airport features an expansive parking area with long-term and short-term parking options for those who want to drive their personal car to the airport.  

Taxi

One of the fastest and most reliable methods of transportation to get to the airport is by taxi. Taxis are very convenient and easily accessible in the city. Since the airport is located in such close proximity, only 11 km away, you can get to Charlotte Douglas International Airport very quickly using a taxi.   

Bus

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is served by CATS’ Sprinter Bus Service. The Sprinter provides transportation from various parts of Charlotte to the airport. Depending on the traffic and where you get on, the bus takes less than 30 minutes to get to the airport. The Sprinter is accessible from the Charlotte Transportation center, at Trade & Tryon, or from one of the stops on Trade Street. The Sprinter bus is the cheapest method of transportation to get to the airport from the city center. The fare is only $2. Passengers can pay in exact change or use a CATS transit pass. For more detailed information please visit Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s website.

Transfer Services

Another way to get to Charlotte Douglas International Airport is by using transfer services. Various hotels in the city will provide transfer services to the airport. These courtesy vehicles provide a comfortable ride to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, enabling you to relax on the way to your flight. For more information contact your hotel or visit the airport’s website.  

Rental Car

Another method of transportation to get to Charlotte Douglas International Airport from the city center is by rental car. There are various rental car companies located in the city. Renting a car is an easy and comfortable transportation alternative. You can return your vehicle at the Rental Car Returns area at the airport before your departure.

Airport Information

Located 11 km from the city center, Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a major airport operating both international and domestic flights.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport consists of one passenger terminal that operates domestic and international flights and offers a wide variety of services. The airport contains a lost and found, mother’s room, ATMs, charging stations, lounges, and countless stores and restaurants aimed at meeting passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs. The airport also promotes the arts through permanent and rotating exhibits featured throughout the terminal.  

Stores where you can go shopping include Best Buy Express, The Body Shop, Brighton, Brooks Brothers, Carolinas News Beat, CNBC Express, CNBC Smartshop, Duty Free Americas, EA Sports, Erwin Pearl, Executive Shoeshine, Heritage Booksellers, Johnston & Murphy, M-A-C, New South Travelmart, News2You, Pandora, PGA Tour Shops, Queen City Gifts, Shades of Time and Taxco Sterlin Co.

Venues where you can enjoy a bite to eat or something to drink include 897 Marketplace, A Taste of Carolina, Auntie Anne’s, Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, Beaudevin, Bojangles’, Brioche Doree, Brookwood Farms, Burger King, California Pizza Kitchen, Charlotte Bristo, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Farmer’s Market, Genghis Grill, Hissho Sushi, Jamba Juice, Papa John’s, Pino Gelato, Red Mango, Starbucks, TCBY, The Local and Wendy’s.

Last Updated: December 01, 2016

Transportation to Atlanta City Center from Airport

Beaver Ruin Airport

Atlanta is an important junction point of land, air, and rail transportation in the United States. It is also an important commercial and industrial city, where many international companies are headquartered in. Atlanta is also an important crossroads for international air travel. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, also known as Atlanta Airport, is the world’s busiest airport according to passenger traffic and it was ranked the world’s busiest airport according to the number of landings and takeoffs for several years. Located about 13 km from the city center, the airport is easily accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives.

Metro

The city has a very developed metro line that connects directly to the airport. The MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) metro station is located in the main terminal building. The red and gold lines run directly from the airport to the main stops in the city’s commercial center, such as Five Points, Civic Center, and Peachtree. The metro runs every 15 minutes and travels to the city center in about 15-17 minutes. From the Five Points station you can transfer to the green or blue line, which provide access to other important parts of the city.  

Airport Buses

There are shuttles and airport buses that provide transportation to the city center from the airport. There is a shuttle service that provides transportation between the airport and various hotels and another shuttle service that provides transportation between the airport and the city center and commercial center. Buses are located in between the south and north domestic terminals in the Green Zone. Buses to Five Points only take 15 minutes. These buses depart every 30 minutes and reservations are required.

Taxi

Another transportation alternative to get to the city center is by taxi, especially when you consider how short that distance is. Taxis run on a fixed rate to major areas in the city center. Taxis are located in the Yellow Bus aisle, just outside the baggage claim area. For a more luxurious ride to the city center there are over 300 companies that provide limousine transportation to the city center. You must make a reservation for this service beforehand.

Rental Car

As the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta Airport offers a rich variety of rental car companies to choose from. There are 13 rental car companies located at the airport, offering a fleet of hundreds of vehicles. To get to the city center from the airport by car connect to the I-85 N from the Terminal Parkway. This freeway will take you to the city center.

Airport Information

Handling over 95 million passengers annually, Atlanta Airport is not only one of the most important airports in the United States but also one of the most important international airports in the world. With over 58 thousand employees the airport is like a small city. The airport uses a color-coded system to help passengers find where they need to go.  

For buses to the city center follow the green signs, the gold and red metro lines go to the city center, and to get to nearby hotels follow the purple signs. The colored lanes on the floor will help guide you to your destination. The airport also contains dozens of restaurants and over 100 cafes offering delicious examples of international cuisine to cater to passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs.

Atlanta Airport also features exhibition spaces, galleries, and shopping areas. The airport is a pet friendly airport, featuring the Pet Assistance, which consists of pet areas, a veterinarian, and other amenities and services to satisfy the needs of your pet. 

Last Updated: May 02, 2016

Hartsfield Jackson Airport

Atlanta is an important junction point of land, air, and rail transportation in the United States. It is also an important commercial and industrial city, where many international companies are headquartered in. Atlanta is also an important crossroads for international air travel. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, also known as Atlanta Airport, is the world’s busiest airport according to passenger traffic and it was ranked the world’s busiest airport according to the number of landings and takeoffs for several years. Located about 13 km from the city center, the airport is easily accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives.

Metro

The city has a very developed metro line that connects directly to the airport. The MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) metro station is located in the main terminal building. The red and gold lines run directly from the airport to the main stops in the city’s commercial center, such as Five Points, Civic Center, and Peachtree. The metro runs every 15 minutes and travels to the city center in about 15-17 minutes. From the Five Points station you can transfer to the green or blue line, which provide access to other important parts of the city.  

Airport Buses

There are shuttles and airport buses that provide transportation to the city center from the airport. There is a shuttle service that provides transportation between the airport and various hotels and another shuttle service that provides transportation between the airport and the city center and commercial center. Buses are located in between the south and north domestic terminals in the Green Zone. Buses to Five Points only take 15 minutes. These buses depart every 30 minutes and reservations are required.

Taxi

Another transportation alternative to get to the city center is by taxi, especially when you consider how short that distance is. Taxis run on a fixed rate to major areas in the city center. Taxis are located in the Yellow Bus aisle, just outside the baggage claim area. For a more luxurious ride to the city center there are over 300 companies that provide limousine transportation to the city center. You must make a reservation for this service beforehand.

Rental Car

As the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta Airport offers a rich variety of rental car companies to choose from. There are 13 rental car companies located at the airport, offering a fleet of hundreds of vehicles. To get to the city center from the airport by car connect to the I-85 N from the Terminal Parkway. This freeway will take you to the city center.

Last Updated: December 02, 2016
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