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Approximate Travel Distance
1,584 miles
Approximate Flight Duration
3 hour 10 min
Latest Sale
2 days ago
Weather Tomorrow
(Atlanta) 29°C / 20°C
Current Local Time in Atlanta
GMT -4

Transportation to Phoenix Airport from the City Center

Sky Harbor Intl Airport

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is located  5 km away.  The airport is easily accessible by taxi or airport shuttle services. For those who prefer public transportation, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is also accessible by bus or tram. Many hotels in the city offer their guests airport shuttle services to the airport. Renting a car from one of the many rental car companies located in the city center is another transportation alternative to get to the airport.

Bus

Taking the bus is a convenient method of transportation to get to the airport from the city center. The Valley Metro Bus Route 13 provides transportation directly to the airport, stopping at Terminal 2. Bus Route 1, Route 44 and Route 32 provide transportation to the 44th Street PHX Sky Train Station, from there the PHX Sky Train provides transportation to the airport terminals, which are only minutes away. Bus tickets can be purchased from ticket machines or once you are on the bus. For more information about bus routes please visit Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s website.

Rail

Another method of transportation to get to the airport is by rail. The Valley Metro Rail provides transportation to the PHX Sky Train at the 44th St/Washington stop. The PHX Sky Train then provides direct access to the airport terminals. For more detailed information about the rail routes and stops please visit Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s website.

Taxi

For those who don’t want to take public transportation, taxis are the most convenient and comfortable options. Taking a taxi to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is easy and fast. It costs around 25 USD to get to the airport from the city center. Taxis are easily accessible from the city center or you can have the hotel you’re staying at call one for you. In most taxis you can pay the fare using a credit card.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another comfortable method of transportation to get to the airport. It is also a great way to get around in the city during your trip. There are several rental car companies located in the city. You can also ask your hotel to provide you with the contact information for these companies.

Shuttle Services

SuperShuttle provides convenient shuttle van services between the city and the airport 24 hours a day, every day of the week. From 9 am to 9 pm these shuttle van services run every 15 minutes yet after 9 pm they run less frequently. Shuttle service rates vary depending on your location in the city but generally range between 12 and 46 USD. You can pay in cash or with a credit card.

Hotel Shuttle Services

Many hotels located in Phoenix provide their guests with airport shuttle services. To take advantage of this service make sure to discuss it with the hotel you are staying at in advance; you will need to make a reservation and provide the hotel with some information at that time. Hotel shuttle services are an extremely practical and comfortable means of transportation but it can be a bit more expensive than taking a taxi.  

Airport Information

Located 5 km from the city center, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is the primary airport serving Phoenix, Arizona and the largest airport in the state. The airport operates international and domestic flights out of 3 passenger terminals.  Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport contains basic airport services aimed at meeting passengers’ needs as well as unique services that make the airport stand out even more. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport features a lost and found, free Wi-Fi throughout the terminals, smoking areas, ATMs, information counters, charging stations, children’s play areas lounges, as well as animal relief areas, nursing stations, self-guided tours, and museum exhibitions.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport contains a large number of stores where you can go shopping for a variety of items, from books to clothing, souvenirs and jewelry. There are also duty free shops located at each terminal, offering passengers affordable shopping opportunities. The airport also contains a rich selection of cafes, restaurants, and bars that offer different cuisines that appeal to all palettes.

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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