West Palm Beach, a city located in the U.S. state of Florida, is also distinctly known as the third largest city in North Florida. There are several parks to visit in the city populated by 104,000 residents, according to data from 2014, including the Flamingo Park, Central Park, El Cid, Mango Promanade, and Northboro Park. West Palm Beach has a tropical rainforest climate in which all twelve months have mean temperatures of at least 18 °C (64 °F). Many different types of plants and palm trees grow due to this weather condition.
Palm Beach International Airport is located to the west of the city West Palm Beach and is quite close. For this reason, you can reach the city center or your hotel from the airport in a short time. If you are staying in one of the hotels near the airport, you can take advantage of your hotel shuttle service. If you prefer public transport, you can take the bus or train. For those who prefer more comfortable vehicles, there are options such as taxi, minivan or limousine. You can also rent a car at the airport.
A taxi, sedan, minivan, limousine or shared ride services can be arranged according to your budget at the Ground Transportation desks located on the east and west ends of the terminal baggage claim area on the 1st floor of the airport. By calling the airport in advance you can make a reservation and save time. Taxi opening fee is $ 2.50 and goes up $ 2.64 per mile which is added to the price.
You can rent a car at the airport if you want to meet all your transportation needs during your trip with a single vehicle. 9 different companies with different sizes of vehicles are serving at the airport. The contact and reservation desks of these companies are located in the baggage claim area on the 1st floor. You can reach the city center with your rental car via different routes. Whichever route you choose, you can reach the city center in just 10 minutes.
Buses 40 and 44 will take you to the city center in 22 minutes under normal traffic conditions. These buses pass through the West Palm Beach Train Station, which is served by Amtrak passenger rail which carries passengers to more than 500 destinations in 46 states of America. The bus ticket price is $ 2.00 for one way. Tri-Rail commuter rail service is a train that carries passengers between West Palm Beach and Miami, and has many stops from any city in South Florida. When you leave the airport baggage claim area, you can see the Tri-Rail sign immediately. From here you get free transfer to the train station.
There are 10 hotels that are located near to Palm Beach Airport that offer an airport shuttle service. If you want to take advantage of this service you must contact the hotel in advance and make a reservation. If you have booked a shuttle service, once you depart from the baggage claim area, can easily find Hotel Shuttles Drop On/Off signs which will direct you to the pick up point.