OverviewTransportation from Charlotte Douglas Airport: All ground transportation (other than CATS buses) is located curbside at the lower baggage claim level of the terminal. Limo, sedan and contract van services are available only by pre-arrangement - contact one of the providers listed on the Visitor Information board located in Baggage Claim.
Sprinter buses (green & white) to midtown run every 20 mins weekdays, every 30 mins nights/ weekends and connect to other CATS routes, including the LYNX Blue Line. Buses have wider aisles, luggage rack, ditigal signs, and same low fare as with CATS.
Airport Route 590 to Northlake
Airport Route 591 to Archdale.
CATS buses (Tel: 704-336-7433) pick up in front of Zone D Baggage Claim. CATS transit centers are at Eastland, SouthPark, Rosa Parks Place, and The Charlotte Transportation Center - the main connecting hub for CATS buses & rail routes.
For route schedule open: http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/cats/Bus/routes/Pages/default.aspx and select Route 5.
The CATS Express Bus service offers two separate routes from select CATS Park & Rides.These buses run daily every half hour, 5am-midnight at $3 - visit: http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/cats/Bus/routes/Pages/airport-connector.aspx or call 704-336-7433:
Route 590 Airport Connector - Northlake uses I-485
Route 591 Airport Connector - Archdale makes pickups along LYNX Blue Line at Archdale, Tyvola & Woodlawn transit stations - with dropoffs at bus stop.
Express bus fare is required for both routes 590 /591.