Easy Come Easy Go

Getting to Austin

Just 7.5 miles from downtown, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport offers direct flights to dozens of cities in North America and Europe. Bonus: Passengers can catch live performances daily at several stages around the airport. 

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA)

Airport Transfers

Options for getting from the airport to town and back include:

  • 6+ rideshare companies:  Fare, Fasten, GetMe, Ride Austin, Tride and Wingz.
  • SuperShuttle 
  • Charter services
  • Taxi services
  • 12+ rental car companies on-site
  • Limousine services
  • MetroAirport bus with direct service between airport and downtown 

Amtrak

The Texas Eagle Line offers service from Chicago arriving on Lamar Boulevard in downtown Austin.

Getting Around Town 

Downtown Austin and the convention areas are easy to navigate and very walkable. Numerous options are available for moving a group around by bus or taxi charter.
 
Capital Metro runs 50+ metro bus routes, eight express routes and 19 University of Texas shuttle routes. Fares are $1.50 for one-trip passes and $2.50 for all-day city-wide passes.
 
MetroRail Red Line is a commuter train connecting the city of Leander to downtown Austin. There are nine stations located along the 32-mile line. Tickets can be purchased at each station or via the CapMetro mobile app, which features real-time arrival information, maps and schedules. Fares are $3.50 for a single ride or $7 for a day pass. The downtown station is located outside the Austin Convention Center. Visit capmetro.org for more information.

Pedicabs are a fun way to get around in a pedal-powered taxi. Rides are available throughout downtown with licensed drivers offering varying rates. Services are available for conventions. 
 
Walking downtown Austin is easy with Sixth Street, the Warehouse District, Lady Bird Lake and more within steps of many downtown hotels and the Austin Convention Center.