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Palm Beach Intl West Palm Beach     Rest of Florida

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Palm Beach Intl (PBI):
Location: 5 km/3 Miles SW of West Palm Beach city center & 6 km/4 Miles SW of palm Beach.
Airport Overview:
One terminal divided into 2 sides: Red and Blue. Blue is for Delta & Jetblue. Red is for: American, Continental, AirTran, Southwest, BahamasAir, US Airways & all other airlines. Arrivals are on the ground floor, and departures and ticketing on the upper level. There is an international arrivals area at one end of baggage claim.
By Road: To West Palm Beach 6 km/4 Miles/10 mins, to Palm Beach 8 km/5 Miles/15 mins.


By Taxi:
General: There are taxi/limo desks at each end of the arrivals floor, with prices posted.
Costs: Taxi Meters: $2.50 for the first 1/8 mile plus $2.64 per extra mile and $0.50 per minute waiting.
North: Convention Center $17.50, West Palm Beach $21, Palm Beach $21, Lake Park $35, Old Port Cove $42, Palm Beach Gardens $46, Wellington $46, Juno Beach $45, Jupiter $52, Pt Salerno $75, Stuart $104, Jensen Beach $115 & Ft Pierce $150. Expect to pay 10-20% more for a premium sedan car.
South: Lake Worth $23, Boynton Beach $41, Delray Beach $63, North Boca $42, Boca Raton $69, Deerfield $81, Pompano Beach $98, Fort Lauderdale $133, Hollywood $150, North Miami $155, Bal Harbor $173, Miami $190 & Coral Gables $219. Expect to pay 10-20% more for a premium sedan car.
Taxi Companies: Yellow Cab (561) 689 2222 & Rapid Cab, Inc. (561) 242 9669. Imperial Transportation (561) 689 3663.

By Limo:
General: There are taxi/limo desks at each end of the arrivals floor, with prices posted.
Costs (up to 6 people): North: Convention Center $55, West Palm Beach $55, Palm Beach $61, Lake Park $66, Old Port Cove $72, Palm Beach Gardens $77, Wellington $77, Juno Beach $83, Jupiter $83, Pt Salerno $105, Stuart $138, Jensen Beach $149 & Ft Pierce $204.
South: Lake Worth $66, Boynton Beach $72, Delray Beach $83, North Boca $94, Boca Raton $99, Deerfield $110, Pompano Beach $127, Fort Lauderdale $171, Hollywood $193, North Miami $204, Bal Harbor $220, Miami $242 & Coral Gables $264.
Limos.com: Find limo service, click here. Click here to find a locally based limousine company.
Limo Companies: Metro Cars (561) 684 9900. Imperial Transportation (561) 689 3663. Beltane Limousine Service (786) 356 8475. Go Towne Cars (561) 227 2536, have a desk at each end of the arrivals hall, where you can make a reservation.

By Bus:
General: PalmTran, Palm Beach County public buses, provide regular services throughout Palm Beach County. The airport bus stop is on the outer curb of the arrivals level (Level 1) and route maps and information are available in the arrivals baggage claim area. Contact: Tel (561) 841 4287 or www.palmtran.org. Cost: All buses cost $1.25 ($0.60 for seniors over 65 and students under 21). Unlimited travel for one day is $4. The following buses serve the airport, and both run to West Palm Beach, including the Tri-Rail station:
Bus #44 to West Palm Beach & Vista Center: Route: West Palm Beach city center (Quadrille Blvd/Clematis St, then close to the TRiRail & Amtrak stations) - Intermodal Transit Center - Parker/Tamarind - Belvedere Rd - Australian Ave - Old Okeechobee Rd - Florida Mango Rd - Belvedere Rd - Airport Terminal - Palm Beach Kennel Club - Congress Ave - Cherry Rd - Military Trail - Super Wal-Mart - Belvedere Rd - Drexel Rd - Drexel Plaza - Okeechobee Blvd - Jog Rd - Vista Center.
Timings: Buses leave the airport heading east towards West Palm Beach Mon-Fri at 0613, then every 30 mins until 0913, then every hour until 1613, then every 30m mins until 1843. Saturdays at 0713, then every hour until 1713, 1803 & 1903. Sundays every hour 1013-1513, 1603 & 1703. Buses leave the airport heading west towards Vista Center Mon-Fri at every hour 0707-1807 & 1857. Saturdays every hour 0807-1807. Sundays every hour 0907-1607. Buses leave West Palm Beach city center (Quadrille & Clematis) heading towards the Airport Mon-Fri every hour 0645-1745 & 1835. Saturdays every hour 0745-1745. Sundays every hour 0845-1545.
Travel Times: To West Palm Beach city center 22 mins. To Vista Center 30 mins.

By Shuttle Van:
Shuttlefare: On-line shuttle van reservations to and from this airport. Click here to make a reservation.
Super Shuttle: SuperShuttle operates from this airport to hotels and homes in the area. At each end of the arrivals hall there is a desk where you can make a booking. Fares are posted there. Cost: To West Palm Beach $12 for hotels or the first passenger in a group to residential addresses ($6 for each extra passenger to the same address), Lake Park $16 ($8), Riviera Beach $13 ($8), Palm Beach/Cloud Lake $12 ($6), Glenridge/Lake Clarke Shores $12 ($6), N Palm Beach/Juno Beach $23 ($8), Palm Beach Gardens $18 ($8), Century Village $15 ($6), Greenacres City/Haverhill $12 ($6), Wellington $17 ($8), Boynton Beach $19-25 ($8-10), Loggers Run $31 ($10), Belle Glade $85/$15, Boca Raton/Deerfield $29-33 ($10), West Belle Glade $95 ($15), Delray Beach $25-27 ($10), Jupiter $23-29 ($10), South Bay $95 ($15), Lake Worth $17-23 ($8-10), Loxahatchee $21 ($10), Pahokee $90 ($15), Highland Beach $31 ($10) & East South Bay $95 ($15). Contact: Tel (561) 233 0500.
Go Airport Shuttle: Go Airport Shuttle operates from this airport to hotels and homes in the area. At each end of the arrivals hall there is a desk where you can make a booking. Fares are posted there. There is a maximum wait time of 30 mins for a shuttle. Contact: Tel (561) 242 6444.

By Train:
General: Although the TriRail station is not at the airport, it is in West Palm Beach, only 10-15 mins away by bus.
Route: Mangonia Park - West Palm Beach - Lake Worth - Boynton Beach - Delray Beach - Boca Raton - Deerfield Beach - Pompano Beach - Cypress Creek - Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale Airport Station (60 mins) - Sheridan St - Golden Glades - Opa Locka - Miami Metrorail Transfer - Hialeah Market - Miami Airport Station (95 mins).
Timings: Trains leave West Palm Beach Airport Station heading South towards Fort lauderdale & Miami Mon-Fri at 0406, 0446, 0526 then every 20-60 mins until 1851, 1946 & 2046. Weekends every 2 hrs 0606-1806 & 2036.Trains leave Ft Lauderdale Airport Station heading North towards Palm Beach Mon-Fri at 0508, 0553, 0633 then every 20-60 mins until 1958, 2053 & 2153. Weekends every 2 hrs 0703-1903 & 2133. Trains leave the Miami Airport Tri-Rail station Mon-Fri at 0415, 0445, 0510, 0535, 0600 then every 30-60 mins until 1850, 1950 & 2140. Weekends every 2 hrs 0600-1800 & 2030.
Cost: Depends on the number of zones travelled, but in the range $2-$5.50 per trip. Weekend fares are $4 all day.
Contact: Tel 1 800 874 7245 or see www.tri-rail.com.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: ALAMO, National, AVIS, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, HERTZ & Thrifty (561) 686 7253, all have desks in arrivals. Buses depart from the lower level and take passengers to the cars.
Off-Airport Rental Car Providers: E-Z RENT-A-CAR (561) 697 3500, or use the free phone in arrivals. FOX/Sunshine (561) 655 4744. Advantage (561) 459 4331.
Weblinks: Click here to book -----> Car Trawler Car Hire.

Airport to Airport: By Taxi to Fort Lauderdale Airport ~$130/1 hour. To Miami Airport ~$165/90 mins. Although the TriRail station is not at the airport, it is in West Palm Beach, only 10-15 mins away by bus. From here, take the Tri-Rail to Fort Lauderdale Airport Station (60 mins) and Miami Airport Station (100 mins).
Car Parking:
Short Term: Car Park 1. Covered parking joined to the terminal on levels 4-7: $1 for each 20 mins. Daily max (24 hrs) $17.
Long Term: Car parks 2 & 3. On level 2. $1 for each 20 mins. Daily max (24 hrs) $12.
Premium Lot: Car park 4. First 20 mins $2, each extra 20 mins $1, daily max (24 hrs) $30.
Park & Ride: Remote parking with shuttle buses calling at the lower level of the terminal near the Palm Tran bus stop.

Airport Hotels: Hilton Palm Beach Airport (561) 684 9400, is close to the terminal at 150 Australian Ave. Call for pick-up. Hilton Garden Inn West Palm Beach Airport (561) 472 5956. Best Western West Palm Beach Airport (561) 471 8700, is a quarter mile from the airport and has a free shuttle. Holiday Inn Palm Beach Airport (561) 659 3880. Hampton Inn West Palm Beach Airport (561) 472 7333. Crowne Plaza West Palm Beach (561) 689 6400, is across from the airport with a free shuttle. Radisson Palm Beach Airport (561) 689 6888 has a free shuttle. Double Tree Hotel West Palm Beach Airport  has a complimentary airport shuttle. Tel (561) 689 6888.
Notes:
Hotel booking board in arrivals. Free wireless internet in the terminal.
Currency Services: There is an ATM/Cash machine on the upper level as well as one in arrivals/bag claim.
Airport Website: www.pbia.org
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Updated Oct11. Last Visit Sep11. [back].[top]

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