To and From the Airport

Charlotte - Douglas (CLT):

Website: Charlotte Airport
Location: 11 km/8 Miles W of the City Center.

By Taxi:
General: Taxi service is available curbside, on the Baggage Claim level. An attendant is on duty 0645-0015. All rates below are for up to 2 passengers.
Meter Rates: Initial charge $2.50, then $0.50 for each extra fifth of a mile. $2 per mile outside the city. Waiting time $0.50 per minute. $2 for each passenger in excess of 2.
Approx Costs (Set fares): To City Center $25/20 mins. Within 3 miles of the airport: $14.
Taxi Companies: For Cabs, Tel (704) 359 8687.

By Bus:
CATS Bus #5 to the city: Route: Airport Terminal - Little Rock Rd - Wilkinson Blvd - Mulberry Church - Morris Field - Old Steele Creek - Ashley Rd WalMart - W Morehead St - Morehead/Grandin - E Trade St - E 4th St - Charlotte Transportation Center (connect here to the LYNX Blue Line Train).
Timings: Buses depart the Airport Mon-Fri every 20-30 mins 0550-2202, 2302 & 0002. Weekends at 0600, 0700, 0800, then every 30 mins until 2100, then every hour until 0100. Buses depart the Charlotte Transportation Center in the city Mon-Fri every 20-30 mins 0520-2130, 2230 & 2330. Weekends every 30 mins 0630-2130, then every hour until 0030. Travel Time: To Charlotte Transportation Center ~25 mins.
Cost: Adult one-way fare $1.75. Children under 5 free. Contact: See or call (704) 336-RIDE or 866 779-CATS.

By Shuttle Van:
Other Shuttles: Shuttle Buses are reported to run for $8 upwards.

Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: All rental car counters are on the Baggage Level of the passenger terminal. ALAMO (704) 359 4360, AVIS, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, HERTZ, National, Thrifty & Triangle.

Car Parking:
General: Shuttle buses run 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week. In Long Term lots, shuttle buses run every 10-15 mins. In the Daily & Remote lots, shuttle buses run every 8-10 mins.
Hourly Parking: Free for the first 30 mins, then $1 per 30 mins with a maximum daily rate of $16.
Daily Parking: $1 per hour with a maximum daily rate of $6.
Long Term Parking: $4 per 24-hour period.
Cell phone parking: Cell phone parking lots, located within 5 minutes of major airport terminals, are intended to reduce airport congestion. Motorists coming to the airport for arriving passengers can go to one of the cell phone parking lots. Once the arriving party reaches the terminal sidewalk with luggage in hand, he or she makes a call. The waiting motorist can be curbside within minutes to quickly pick up the traveler and be on their way. At Charlotte Airport, access to the lot is from Rental Car Road. Signs to the lot are at the airport entrance. All drivers are required to remain with their vehicles.

Baggae Storage: Left luggage facilities available 24 hrs.
Airport Website:
Airport Tel No: +1 (704) 359 4000 or 4910.
Updated Apr13 ADV. Visited Airport

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