Transportation information for Miami, Downtown
International Airport ranks seventh in the U.S. for passenger traffic.
A cab ride costs $28. or more from the airport to Miami Beach, $19.-$22. to the
Central Business District and slightly more to Coral Gables. Pickup is on the
lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge
for extra baggage.
service available from the airport to the Central Business District and the Greater
Miami and Ft. Lauderdale Area. The rate is approximately $11.-$18. for one.
Commuter Rail Authority is the convenient, comfortable and affordable way
to travel throughout the South Florida region. It is a rail service that connects
Miami to West Palm Beach in air-conditioned comfort, seven days a week. Stations
Park, West Palm Beach, Lake Wort, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Deerfield
Beach, Pompano Beach, Cypress Creek, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood
International Airport at Dania Beach, Sheridan Street, Hollywood, Golden Glades,
Opa-locka, Metrorail Transfer, Hialeah Market, Miami Airport.
Metrobus, Metrorail and the Metromove Metrorail is a 21-mile elevated
rail system that serves Downtown Miami and extends west to Hialeah and south to
Kendall, with stops approximately every mile. Metromover features individual motorized
cars that run atop a 4.4-mile elevated track looping around Downtown Miami and
to the Brickell and Omni business districts. Metrobus offers more than 60 routes
in Miami-Dade County. Information for all http://www.miamidade.gov/transit/home.htm
Miami Beach has its' own system of electric-powered buses. Cost: 25¢
(one little quarter).
AMTRAK: Union Station is located at 8303 NW
37th Avenue in Hialeah. 800 872-7245 http://www.amtrak.com
800 231-2222 http://www.greyhound.com
The Port of Miami, known as the
cruise capital of the world, serves as the embarkation point for 18 cruise ships
operated by several major cruise lines. The Port serves more than three million
passengers a year.