Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
Travel and Ground Transport
(Austin, Texas - TX, USA)
There are plenty of ground transportation options between Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and downtown Austin, with many buses, shuttles, limousines and taxis to choose from.
Highway 71 branches off from the north-south I-35, taking you the final 6 miles / 10 km to the airport.
Capital Metro Bus runs services between the airport and downtown Austin. The Airport Flyer, or Route 100 bus, operates roughly every 20 or 30 minutes between 05:20 and 23:20 - visit www.capmetro.org/riding/schedules.asp?f1=100 for a comprehensive bus timetable. Buses leave from outside the Baggage Claim Level and arrive at the Concourse Level.
SuperShuttle operates commercial shuttle services from the airport to destinations in Austin and nearby towns. SuperShuttle buses await passengers directly outside Baggage Claim.
Both the hotels situated near the airport and those downtown offer courtesy shuttles for guests; these should be prearranged with your accommodation prior to your arrival so that they can be on standby. Alternatively, you can call the hotel from phones provided near the entrance to Baggage Claim.
No less than 24 companies provide VIP limousine services from the airport to Austin and surrounding destinations, a reflection of the number of high-profile business and government guests the city hosts.
Yellow Checker, Austin Cab and Roy's Taxi operate taxi cab services to and from the airport and destinations throughout Austin. Taxis await every arrival on the west side of the Baggage Claim area.