OverviewPublic Transportation from ABIA: The Airport has a new ground transportation staging area (GTSA) on 9300 Rent Car Road, offering a taxi waiting area, covered parking & business lounge. Note that the 'Airport Flyer' bus to downtown Austin also stops at the University of Texas. For the SuperShuttle call 1-800-258-3826 or visit AusSales@supershuttle.net.
Covered shelters for the Metrobus have been installed near the Hilton Hotel.
The Capital MetroBus (tel. 512-474-1200 - or open www.capmetro.org/schedulemap.aspx) to downtown Austin departs outside of the baggage claim (far right end of landside terminal ) runs every 30 mins (on the hour and half hour) and takes up to 30 minutes. You can scan the QR codes at the Capital Metro bus stops for routes & schedules. Currently the fare is $1.75 and you need exact change. Bus accommdates luggage. At the Downtown station, you can transfer to the Metro Rail.
NOTE: CapitolMetro is making improvements, adding bus shelters at bus stops.
The Metro Rail : Red Line Route 550 runs between Downtown and Leander Stations (open www.capmetro.org/schedulemap-rail.aspx). The station platforms have schedule information for transer to the MetroBus.