To and From the Airport

Dallas - Fort Worth Intl (DFW):

Location: 28 km/17 Miles NW of Dallas & 30 km/19 Miles NE of Ft Worth.
Airport Overview: A huge airport divided into 5 terminals A to E.
Airline Locations: terminal A is for American Airlines. Terminal B is for American Eagle & United. Terminal C is for American Airlines. Terminal D is for International flights: Air Canada, American Airlines, American Eagle, British Airways, Korean, Lufthansa, Mexicana, Ryan Airways, Sun Country Airlines & Taca. terminal E is for AirTran, Alaska Airlines, America West, ATA, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Mesa Airlines, Midwest, Northwest & US Airways.
Transfer between Terminals: There are 2 systems to connect the terminals: Terminal Link is available Landside (ie before security) and is a free shuttle van that runs every 10 mins 0600-2200. Outside these times call (972) 574 5465 or 4-5465 from a courtesy phone in bag reclaim. Pick-up is outside baggage claim. Skylink is airside (ie once past security) and is an elevated train the runs every 2 mins. Travel is free.
Airport Map: Click here.


By Taxi:
Location: Taxi service is available at designated areas along upper-level curbside exits.
Meter Rates: Initial pick-up $2.25, then $0.20 per ninth of a mile & $2 per extra passenger.
Typical Costs: To downtown Dallas (25-30 mins): ~$38. To Dallas Love Airport ~$36. To downtown Fort Worth ~$48/30-40 mins.
Taxi Companies: About 30 cab companies serve the airport including: Star Cab (214) 252 0055. Ambassador Cab (214) 905 1111, Yellow Cab (214) 426 6262 or (817) 426 6262. Cowboy Cab (214) 428 0202 or (817) 426 428 0202.

By Bus: Bus #310 runs Mon-Fri 0600-2300 from the Remote North Parking at the airport to North Irving Transit Center for $1.25. Bus #408 runs 7 days a week from the Remote South Parking at the airport to Medical/Marken Center commuter station in Dallas via South Irving Station for $1.25.




By Shuttle Van:
Super Shuttle: Runs to Dallas and Fort Worth for $12. Contact: Tel (817) 329 2001.
City Shuttle: Runs to Hotels, businesses and residences. Contact: Tel (214) 760 1998.
Go Airport Shuttle/Checker Shuttle: Contact: Tel (817) 267 5150 or (214) 841 1900.
Discount Shuttle: Runs to Dallas and Fort Worth for $12. Contact: Tel (214) 841 1900.

By Train:
Trinity Railway Express (TRE): There is now a train service called the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) that operates between central Fort Worth and central Dallas and allows access to/from DFW airport from both cities and several other mid-cities. There are also shuttles that transport passengers between the DFW airport train station and the various terminals at the airport.
Route: There is one line that runs from Fort Worth in the west, past the airport and onto Dallas in the East. The sequence is as follows: Fort Worth T & P Station - Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center - Richland Hills - Hurst/Bell - CentrePort/DFW Airport - West Irving - South Irving - Medical/Market Center - Victory Station - Dallas Union Station.
Timings: Trains run from CentrePort/DFW Airport heading East towards Dallas Mon-Fri every 20-40 mins 0529-1837, 1934, 2020, 2119 & 2305. Saturdays every 90 mins or so 0733-2308. No Sunday Service. Trains run from CentrePort/DFW Airport heading West towards Ft Worth every Mon-Fri every 20-60 mins 0604-2245. Saturdays every 90 mins or so 0853-2257. No Sunday Service. Trains run from Fort Worth heading East towards the Airport & Dallas Mon-Fri every 40-60 mins 0455-2232. Saturdays every 90 mins or so 0825-2230. No Sunday Service. Trains run from Downtown Dallas heading West towards the Airport & Ft Worth every Mon-Fri every 20-60 mins 0616-2215. Saturdays every 90 mins or so 0822-2350. No Sunday Service. Travel Times: From CentrePort/DFW Airport to Dallas ~30 mins. To Ft Worth ~30 mins.
Access to the Airport: There are 3 buses that run from CentrePort/DFW Airport station: ◊DFW Airport Shuttle connects the TRE with terminals at DFW Airport. TRE passengers travelling from CentrePort/DFW Airport Station to the airline terminals should use Remote South buses on the NW end of the rail station platform. Buses depart the station every ~15 mins. At Remote South, passengers connect to one of 3 buses, serving either Terminals A and C, Terminals B and E or Terminal D.
Cost: Adult single $2.50. Day Pass $5. Contact: Tel (817) 215 8600, (214) 979 1111 or see www.the-T.com.

Rental Cars:
Off-Airport Rental Car Providers: ALAMO/National, Dollar, HERTZ, AVIS, Thrifty, Budget, Enterprise, ADVANTAGE, •E-Z Rent a Car (972) 574-3360 & PAYLESS. After collecting baggage, follow the Rental Car signs throughout all terminals to the designated pick-up area on the lower level of the terminal and board the Rental Car Shuttle Bus. This shuttle serves all car rental companies and takes you to the Rental Car Center, which is near the S entrance of DFW Airport, almost 5 miles from the Terminal. Rental Car Shuttle Buses depart every 5 mins from the lower level of each terminal and reach the Rental Car Center in ~10 mins. There are no rental car facilities at the terminals. You will receive return info from your car rental company with directions to the Airport's south entrance. From there, exit onto Rental Car Drive. Follow the Rental Car Return signs to the rental car garage and proceed to the upper level. From here, different buses serve each terminal, so make sure you get on the correct one. There is a gas station close to the Rental car Center.

Car Parking: Terminal Parking: 30 mins $1, 2 hrs $2, 3 hrs $3, 6 hrs $5, 24 hrs $17. each extra day $17. Express Parking: Covered parking $11 per day. Uncovered $10 per day.
Transfer between Terminals: An automated Airport Train transit system runs from terminal to terminal and to and from the Remote Parking for Terminal B. All Airport Trains are designed with wide doors for easy entry and operate 24 hours a day. The Train routes are color coded to show the most direction route to your destination. The stations are located in each terminal at the lower level. Follow Airport Train signs to reach your station. The Airport Train is not wheelchair accessible. For wheelchair accessible transportation, call 972 574 6004. For more Airport Train info, contact 972 574 6001.
Notes: ATMs/Cash machines are available in all terminals. Wireless Internet is available throughout at a cost.
Airport Hotels: The Grand Hyatt Hotel (972) 973 1234 is at Intl Terminal D. The Hyatt Regency (972) 453 1234, is at Terminal C.
Airport Tel No: +1 (972) 574 3197 or 4420.
Airport Website: www.dfwairport.com
Updated Apr13 ADV. Last Visit Nov08


Dallas Love Field (DAL):

Location: 8 km/5 Miles NW of Dallas City Centre. 45 km/28 Miles ENE of Fort Worth.
Airport Map: Click here


By Taxi:
Location: Taxis wait on the lower level of the terminal, outside baggage claim.
Meter Rates: Initial pick-up $2.25, then $0.20 per ninth of a mile & $2 per extra passenger.
Typical Costs: To downtown Dallas (15-20 mins): 1 person, ~$20. To Plano: ~$40. To Richardson: 1 or 2 people $30-35. To The Galeria Area ~$22/20 mins. To Dallas Fort Worth Airport ~$36. To Fort Worth city center ~$78.
Taxi Companies: About 30 cab companies serve the airport including: Ambassador Cab (214) 905 1111, Yellow Cab (214) 426 6262 or (817) 426 6262. Cowboy Cab (214) 428 0202 or (817) 426 428 0202.

By Bus:
General: The DART Public Bus stop is on the lowest level. It is one floor below baggage claim. Go down the stairs, exit the terminal and turn left, and walk 100m to the bus stop. Schedules are posted.
DART Bus #39 to Downtown Dallas: Runs to Downtown Dallas (East & West transfer points). Route: Love Field Airport - Cedar Springs/ Inwood - Cedar Springs/Oak Lawn - East Transfer Center - Main/St Paul - West Transfer Center. Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri every 25-40 mins 0431-2321. Saturdays every ~40 mins 0432-2302. Sundays every ~40 mins 0517-2317. Buses leave the West Transfer Center Mon-Fri every 25-45 mins 0515-2245. Saturdays every ~40 mins 0515-2300. Sundays every ~40 mins 0600-2230. Travel Time: To West Transfer Center ~40 mins. Cost: Adult one way: $1.50. One day pass: $3. Contact: For more info (214) 979 1111 or see www.dart.org.
DART Bus #539 to Mockingbird Station: Route: Love Field Airport - Lemmon/University - Lovers Lane - Inwood/Lovers Lane - Lovers Lane/Hillcrest - Mockingbird - Mockingbird Railway Station (transfer here to the rail system). Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri at 0615, then every 30 mins until 0845, 0930, then every hour or so until 1430, 1515, then every 30 mins until 1845, 1933, 2033 & 2133. Weekends every hour 0733-1933. Buses leaveMockingbird Station Mon-Fri at 0600, then every 30 mins until 0900, then every hour until 1500, then every 30 mins until 1900, 2000 & 2100. Weekends every hour 0700-1900. Travel Time: To Mockingbird Station ~30 mins. Cost: Adult one way: $1.50. One day pass: $3. Contact: For more info (214) 979 1111 or see www.dart.org.
Hotel shuttles: Hotel shuttles are offered by most major hotels at nominal or no cost. They stop at the lower level or use the courtesy phone across from baggage claim.

By Shuttle Van:
General: Several shuttle companies operate to and from the airport and stop on lower level, outside baggage claim. Use the courtesy phones across from baggage claim if needed.
Super Shuttle: Cost: To downtown Dallas $9-12. To DFW Airport ~$15. Contact: Tel (817) 329 2000 or 1 800 258 3826.
Go Airport Shuttle: Contact: Tel (817) 267 5150 or (214) 841 1900.
Big-Tex Classic and Discount Service: Cost: To downtown Dallas $9-12. To DFW Airport ~$15. Contact: Tel (817) 267 5150.

Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: ADVANTAGE, AVIS, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, HERTZ, Thrifty & ALAMO/National have desks in baggage reclaim.

Car Parking: There are 2 car parks across from the terminal. They are conected to the terminal by a walkway on level 3. Car Park A is for short term parking: 0-30 mins free, 1 hour $1, 2 hrs $3, 3 hrs $5, 5 hrs $7, 24 hrs $10. Each extra day $10 der. Car Park B is for long term parking: 0-30 mins free, 3 hrs $3, 6 hrs $5, 24 hrs $7. Each extra day $7.
Airport to Airport: To DFW Airport: Super Shuttle D/FW Inc: 800-258-3826 or 817-329-2000 and Big-Tex Classic and Discount Service: (817) 267 5150. Stop on lower level or use courtesy phone located across from baggage claim. ~$15.
Notes: ATMs/Cash machines in the terminal. Baggage carts available for $3.
Airport Hotels: Holiday Inn Select is near the airport entrance.
Airport Website: www.dallas-lovefield.com
Updated Apr13 ADV. Last Visit Jul08.




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