Transportation

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

Getting Here Is Easy:

Let's Fly

Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is was listed as one of the best airports in North America when it comes to customer service. JIA was tied for first with two other airports in the Airport Service Quality Award by the Airports Council International. JAX provides non-stop flights to more than 30 major U.S. cities and is only 15 minutes from downtown Jax. The airport offers 100 daily arrivals and departures on all major domestic air carriers and a network of regional carriers. Enjoy a full-service terminal building and outstanding ground transportation options. The airport offers comforts like free Wi-Fi, rocking chairs, live music, an art gallery and a wide array of shopping and dining options. Once visitors land in Jacksonville, a variety of rental car services, taxis, and airport shuttles ensures that guests will easily arrive at their hotel or destination.

Get more information about Jacksonville International Airport in this Airport Information Guide.

Let’s Drive

Located at the crossroads of Interstate 10 and Interstate 95, Jacksonville is accessible for drivers coming from any direction. The local area is accessible via a sophisticated highway system including U.S. highways: U.S. 1, U.S. 17, U.S. 90 and U.S. 301. Perimeter Highway 295 circles the city, making it simple to travel from the beaches to inland areas. Learn more about getting around town.

Let’s Hit the Rails

Daily railroad passenger service to and from Jacksonville is provided by Amtrak, connecting the city with all other locations in the Amtrak system. The Jacksonville Amtrak station is located 20 minutes north of downtown, on the city’s Northside.

Move Around Town:

Ground Transportation

Get around Jacksonville in style on trolleys, the Skyway, buses, water taxis, and the ferry. Search through our transportation companies below.

Jacksonville River Taxi

The Jacksonville River Taxi provides transportation to points on both sides of the St. Johns River in the heart of Downtown (including Everbank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars!). Remember, a sunset ride on the River Taxi is one of the best ways to see breathtaking views of the Jacksonville skyline.Download the Downtown Jacksonville Map to help you get around the heart of our city!SkywayThe JTA-operated 2.5-mile Skyway provides “traffic-free” transportation between the North- and Southbanks of Downtown throughout the week, and during special events. Visit JTA for more information or call (904) 630-3100.

Car Rental

Visitors may conveniently rent a car near the Jacksonville International Airport or throughout Jacksonville. Enterprise Rent-a-Car offers a convenient airport location.Plug-InThere are now two DC Fast Chargers in Jacksonville! One is located at the JEA Tower Downtown and the other at the Gate gas station near the St. Johns Town Center.

Buses

More than 30 JTA bus routes take passengers throughout Jacksonville and to the Beaches. Visit JTA for more information or call (904) 630-3100.

St. Johns River Ferry

Take a scenic break from the highway aboard one of the last remaining public ferries in the state! The historic St. Johns River Ferry carries passenger and cars between Mayport and Ft. George Island.

Trolley

Please visit JTA for schedules as the Trolley only operates during specific times of the week and year. For more information or call (904) 630-3100.

Pedestrian Friendly

Downtown Jacksonville’s compact core is safe and easy to walk from place-to-place. The city also offers a variety of riverfront jogging/walking paths for those living an active lifestyle. Take a mid-day stroll on the downtown Riverwalk alongside the St. Johns River, or challenge yourself to a morning run over the downtown bridges.

Bike

Rent a bike from a local bike shop or downtown at the Hyatt Regency and leisurely pedal the tree-lined sidewalks of Jacksonville’s historic neighborhoods, minutes from downtown. The wide, white sandy beaches also offer a great way to relax on a bike. Biking is a preferred method of transportation at the beaches too. You will often find full bike racks outside the beaches most popular watering holes. For a more vigorous biking adventure, hit the mountain biking trails at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park or the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail-Trail.