Miami International Airport is located 14km (9 miles) northwest of Miami.
2100 NW 42nd Ave
Miami, FL 33126
Dialling code: +1
Tel: 305 876 7000.
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
From central Miami, take Interstate 95 north to the westbound SR836 and continue for around 4km (6.4 miles). From here, take the exit at Le Jeune Road northbound (NW 42 Avenue), keep right, and follow the signs to Miami International Airport.
From Fort Lauderdale, take Interstate 95 south to the westbound Airport Expressway (FL-112) and continue in a southerly direction to the airport site.
Metrobus bus 133 provides a shuttle connection to the Tri-Rail (tel: (305) 891 3131; www.miamidade.gov/transit) commuter train system, which has connections to Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Services are free for valid air ticket holders.
Note: The Tri-Rail station is closed until late 2013 for construction work, and trains are replaced by shuttle buses to another station on the route.
The airport’s MIA Metrorail Station (tel: (305) 891 3131; www.miamidade.gov/transit), which is connected to the terminal by a people mover, runs services to central Miami on the Orange Line (journey time: 10-15 minutes; fare: US$2).
Metrobus (tel: (305) 891 3131; www.miamidade.gov/transit) services operate to all areas of Miami-Dade County. Bus 133 leaves from the bus station on level 1 of concourse E, while Metrobus routes 7, 37, 42, 57, J (110), 238 and 297 operate from the Metrorail station, which is accessible via the people mover system.
The Airport Flyer (bus 150) connects the Metrorail station to Miami Beach (stopping at 41st Street and Alton Road), then continues along Collins Avenue to 16th Street (journey time: 20-30 minutes; fare: US$2.35).
SuperShuttle (tel: (305) 871 2000; www.supershuttle.com) and American Shuttle (tel: (305) 871 1000; www.americanshuttle.com) buses can be found on the ground level, outside the baggage reclaim areas. These connect to numerous destinations in and around Miami (fare to central Miami: around US$15). Please note that hotel shuttles depart from the upper level.
Taxis are available at ranks outside baggage reclaim. The fare to central Miami is around US$22, or about US$24 to the cruise ship terminal.
Long-term airport parking facilities consist of two multistorey car parks: Dolphin and Flamingo, both with access to the terminal via moving walkways. There are also two short-term car parks near the terminal building, signposted as Upper and Lower Level Park One. A remote economy ‘park and ride’ area is connected by a shuttle bus service. Valet parking is also available on-site. For more information about parking at Miami International Airport, contact the airport parking authorities (tel: (305) 876 7598).