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Transportation

Perfectly located in Northeastern Florida, traveling to Jacksonville is quick and easy.

Situated at the crossroads of Interstate 10 and Interstate 95, Jacksonville is home to the Jacksonville International Airport. That means no matter how your guests plan to arrive at your event, they'll find traveling here simple and hassle-free.

Airport Information

Jacksonville International Airport (JIA) supports travel to and from Northeast Florida with non-stop flights to more than 30 cities. Many regional air carriers have added service out of Jacksonville, expanding flight service to popular cities in the United States. Please view our avaiable flight options.

Carriers servicing Jacksonville International Airport include Air Tran, American, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, US Airways and United Airlines. Various charter flights also operate into JAX.

Airport Transportation

Once your guests land at Jacksonville International Airport, they'll be greeted by plenty of rental car services, taxi cabs, shuttles and other transportation options. With so many choices, your meeting or convention guests will easily arrive at their hotel and your meeting site.

Located just 15 minutes from the Jacksonville International Airport, downtown Jacksonville is easily accessible. AirJTA offers transportation between the airport and downtown Jacksonville, providing another quick and simple transportation option for your guests. With stops near airport hotels and restaurants, and convenient curbside drop-off at the airport terminal, AirJTA is perfect for business travelers catching flights through Jacksonville International Airport. Parking in designated lots is available and shuttle rides to the airport are only $1 each way.

Driving to Jacksonville

Driving to Jacksonville is a great option for meeting and convention attendees located closer to Northeast Florida. Located at the crossroads of Interstate 10 and Interstate 95, driving to a meeting or convention in Jacksonville is quick and simple.


Getting Around Town

Once your guests arrive in Jacksonville, they'll find a sophisticated highway system making getting around town a snap. Jacksonville is the largest city by land mass in the contiguous United States, and is easy to navigate with four major U.S. highways: U.S. 1, U.S. 17, U.S. 90 and U.S. 301. Highway 295 circles the city, making travel from the beaches inland even easier.

With many ground transportation options, along with an esteemed public transportation system run by the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA), managing the roadways without a vehicle is a breeze. For more information on the JTA bus schedule, please call 904-630-3100 or visit 

Downtown Jacksonville offers many unique, affordable options to get from point A to point B and back again. A 2.5-mile skyway is an automated transit system operating on an elevated track with 10 two-car trains. This convenient service provides transportation to the North- and Southbanks of Downtown throughout the week, and during special events.

The S.S. Marine Taxi provides transporation across the St. Johns River in the heart of Downtown. The Water Taxi also offers breathtaking views of the Jacksonville skyline, making this a fun and unique travel option for your meeting guests. For more information about the S.S. Marine Taxi, call 904-733-7782 or visit 

Dating back to 1948, the St. Johns River Ferry gives passengers a scenic break from highway travel aboard one of the last remaining public ferries in the state, connecting the historic village of Mayport to Fort George Island. The St. Johns River Ferry Service transports vehicle and pedestrian traffic across the St. Johns River from Mayport to Ft. George Island and back.

With so many travel options, Jacksonville is incredibly accessible for your meeting or convention, no matter how big or small your guest list may be. Come see why Jacksonville is "Where Florida Begins."

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