Miami MIA Airport Shuttle & Private Transportation Services

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Airport Shuttle Services from Miami Airport

Miami, one of America’s modern metropolises and cultural treasures, also known for its sandy beaches, palm tree roads, great weather and one of South Florida's top vacation destinations.

When travelling to Miami, you will be landing at Miami International Airport (MIA). From the airport, you will have a two shuttle options to get to your final destination within the city. You can either take a private shuttle company or a shuttle train that heads to Downtown Miami, connecting you to the main bus and train stations within the city.


Private Shuttle

After arriving in a new city, tired from your long flight, the last thing you want to do is scramble through the airport, trying to understand where to go and how to get there, all the while carrying your luggage from A to B. Fortunately, there are many private airport shuttles at Miami airport, taking you from Miami International Airport, Downtown Miami, Miami Beach and all of South Florida.

Not only are the cars comfortable, safe and convenient - they offer a quick door-to-door transportation. Private shuttles are available 24/7 at MIA airport and only take around 10 minutes to get you downtown. MIA airport private shuttle transfers operate on a flat rate, and the price varies between $20 USD (€16.50) to $32 USD (€26.50), depending on where you are headed to in Miami and the company you choose to use.

Trip Duration
$20 USD (€16.50)
10 Min.
Availability 24/7
Even though private shuttles work on a flat rate fee, it is always good to confirm the set price with your driver.
It is customary to leave a 20% tip if you have enjoyed your transfer.
If you wish to have the easiest and fastest experience, it is recommended to book your private shuttle in advance.

Airport Shuttle Train

Another transport option available at MIA airport to get to Downtown Miami is by taking the airport shuttle train, the MIA Mover. The MIA Metromover is a free shuttle train that runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It provides free access to all places in Downtown Miami with a total travel time from Miami Airport to the city centre of 30 minutes. The Metromover connects you to the different bus and train lines around the city.

Trip Duration
30 Min.
Availability 05:00 - 00:00
The Metromover is available every day of the week, however, if you arrive in the early hours of the morning, you will need to take a private shuttle to Downtown Miami.
The Metromover trains arrive every 90 seconds to 3 minutes depending on the time of day.
During interruptions, a Metromover bus is put into place. Please see the map bellow to find the shuttle bus stop.


Convenience and Availability

Once you land at MIA airport, shuttle vans can be found at the lower level or on the ground level at the airport, which is near the baggage claim. When booking your shuttle, if you pre-book or book your ride from one of the company's booking counters upon arrival, you can always confirm your shuttle van's pick-up location. This is also the most convenient option after a long flight and it is available 24/7.

Although the Metromover is a free option, connecting you to Downtown Miami and the different train and bus lines around the city, it is not available 24/7 and you will need to find another travel option to get to your accommodation from your drop off point. Moreover, the Metromover shuttle only provides a small amount of luggage space, so it is a great transfer option if you are travelling light and on a budget.

Where do I get the shuttle at Miami International Airport?

Private airport shuttles are located on the arrival (ground) level of the airport, outside the baggage claim areas. If you wish to book your private shuttle with Welcome Pickups taxi, in advance, your driver will be waiting for you, at the arrival’s exit doors, holding a sign with your name on it.

The MIA Mover train station at the airport is located on the third level between the Dolphin and Flamingo Garages. You can use the third level Skyride (moving walks) to access the MIA Mover station.

How much is a private shuttle from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Downtown Miami?

Taking a private shuttle from MIA airport to Downtown Miami, is definitely the most convenient way to travel, with a door-to-door service, available 24/7. A 10 minute shuttle ride to Downtown Miami is charged at a flat rate fee, but the price may vary between $20 USD (€16.50) and $32 USD (€26.50), depending on your final location within the city and the company you choose to use.

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Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Athens. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a private shuttle from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Downtown Miami?

Taking a private shuttle from MIA airport to Downtown Miami, is definitely the most convenient way to travel, with a door-to-door service, available 24/7. The price of a 10 minute shuttle ride to Miami is charged at a flat rate fee and varies between $20 USD and $32 USD, depending on the company you choose and your location within the city.

Are Miami airport shuttles wheelchair accessible?

Wheelchair accessible private shuttles are also available upon request. Moreover, the Metromover is also wheelchair accessible, as it has equipped wheelchair elevators.

How far is MIA airport to Downtown Miami?

Miami International Airport (MIA) is located 11.5 Km away from Downtown LA. By car, the total trip takes around 10 minutes, depending on the traffic conditions.

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