Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
Travel and Ground Transport
(Dallas, Texas - TX, USA)
Public transportation at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is on hand for those not looking to rent their own set of wheels. Taxi cabs, buses, shuttles, shared-ride vans and automated trains are available for various journeys around the counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Kaufman, and also Rockwall.
DFW Airport servers not only the city of Dallas, but is also conveniently close to many surrounding destinations of interest, such as Arlington, Desoto, Grand Prairie, Lewisville and Plano, amongst many others - such as Fort Worth.
Train - Trinity Railway Express (TRE) / The T
Passengers at DFW are offered easy access between the terminals by an automated train system, which serves all the parking areas and onsite hotels (Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency). This efficient service has stations in each terminal and boasts simple color-coded routes. The DFW TrAAin service (American Airlines) provides transportation for American Airlines and American Eagle gates, with stations located at Terminal A - Gates A13 and A17, Terminal B - between Gates B5 and B6, and Terminal C - at Gates C2 and C28. Passengers should use the train for airlines other than American Airlines and American Eagle.
For journeys further afield, the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) is connected by regular shuttles and stops at various station throughout the metroplex, such as Hurst, Market Center, Richland Hills, South Irving, West Irving and Union Station.
Dallas Fort Worth Airport is served by many regular public buses, provided by the Dallas Area Rapid Transport (DART). The 202 bus for the North Shuttle parking area and the 409 bus for the South can be especially busy. These parking areas are served by a free shuttle service to all terminals. For more information on this service please call tel: +1 214 979 1111.
Tel: +1 817 215 8600
The Fort Worth Transit Authority's Airporter bus (Yellow Checker Shuttle Company) serves many areas and leaves the airport every 30 minutes. Visitors will find public transport information is displayed on ground transportation boards. These are situated in all terminals near baggage reclaim. Stops include the downtown Airporter Park & Ride area, as well as many Fort Worth hotels.
Charter bus and coach firms operating at DFW include Allen Executive, Americoach Tours, Chuck's Travel, Continental Transportation, Dipert Coaches, Five Star, Lone Star, Silver West and Texas Rose.
Many Dallas hotels are now choosing to provide a door-to-door courtesy shuttle for their arriving guests. Information boards and courtesy phones list all of the participating hotel chains, which include the likes of Baymont Inn, Best Western, Candlewood, Comfort Inn, Courtyard, Crowne Plaza, Doubletree, Drury Inn, Econo Lodge, Embassy Suites, Fairfield Inn, Four Seasons, Hampton Inn, Hawthorn Suites, Hilton, Holiday Inn, La Quinta, Marriott, Omni, Radisson, Ramada, Renaissance, Sheraton, Staybridge, Super 8, Travelodge, Westin and Wyndham.
Taxis wait for passengers outside of the airport terminals and provide a convenient way to reach downtown Dallas. Various taxi cab companies are based at DFW, such as Checker Cabs, Diamond, Freedom, Jet Taxis, Star Cabs, United, and Yellow Cabs.
Popular drop-offs include Arlington City Hall, the Cowboys Stadium, Dallas Market Center, the Fort Worth Stockyards, Grapevine City Hall, Irving City Hall and Plano City Hall. Surcharges are made for extra passengers, airport exits and additional drop-offs, although flat rates are charged for trips within both the Dallas Central Business District (inside the Central Expressway, RL Thornton Freeway, Stemmons Freeway and Woodall Rodgers Freeway) and the Fort Worth Central Business District (inside Belknap Street, the I-30, the I-35 and Summit Avenue).