OverviewPublic transportation from Miami Airport: For Transportation information, note that the passenger terminal, ground level, has a computerized transit information kiosk in the bus waiting room, or call a transit information agent at 305-891-3131.
- The Miami Beach Airport Flyer runs between the Miami Intermodal Center and Miami Bech.
- Metrobus route maps & schedules can be picked up at the Information Center in Central Terminal E, level 2.
- A transport system map & Tri-Rail schedules are on the wall of the ground-level waiting room.
- Metrobus & Metrorail are available at the Central Station.
- To get to Miami Central Station - use the MIA Mover - an automated electric fixed-rail system - located on level 3 between Dolphin & Flamingo Garages (use moving walkways). Or use the Metrobus:
The new Miami Intermodal Center (MIC) at the Central Station - reached by MIA Mover - now gives access to Metrorail, Metrobus, TriRail station, Rental Car Center RCC and taxi service - while future service at MIC is to include Amtrak, Greyhound & bicycle lockers. For more information call 1-800-874-7245.
The new Miami Airport Tri-Rail Station is now part of the Miami Intermodal Center MIC. Passengers can now board the Tri-Rail train by taking a short ride on the MIA Mover. It offers access to Airport & Metrorail's Orange Line. TriRail to downtown Miami's Central Station is tentatively set for completion 'first or second quarter 2017. (Tri-Rail is a commuter train running along I-95 from Broward & Palm Beach Counties and linking Miami, Ft. Lauderdale & West Palm Beach - a 72-mile rail corridor.)
The Metrobus, which intersects with Metrorail & Metromover, serves Miami City's major institutions with Routes 7, 37, 42, 57, J (110), 150 Miami Beach Airport Flyer, 238 East-West Connection and 297- all offer service to the Metrorail. The Metrobus also serves as:
- connector (bus 133 to Airport Tri-Rail Station; bus 238 East-West Connector),
- Airport Flyer to South Beach (bus 150) & new Route 297 to 27th Av. Orange MAX.
A one-way fare is currently $2.25 & fare boxes accept dollar bills, quarters, dimes & nickels - or use the reloadable Easy Card. For detailed information open: miamidade.gov/transit/metrobus.asp or miamidade.gov/transit/routes.asp.
South Beach Express: While Airport Flyer 150 departs from the new Miami Intermodal Center (MIC), Airport Flyer 133 departs from the Terminal area. Last stop is Washington Avenue & 1st Street, South Beach. The Airport Flyer runs every 30 mins, 6am-11pm.
Connecting with free Metromover - a 4.4 mile electric people mover connects with Metrorail at Government Center & Brickell stations, and with Metrobus at various downtown locations. For more informion open miamidade.gov/transit/metromover.asp
Metrorail Station - gets you to the new Metrorail's elevated Orange Line which connects to the Dadeland South Metrorail Station; on the next stop, at Earlington Heights station, you can connect to the Metrorail's Green Line, (near the intersection of SR 112, Airport Expressway & NW 22nd Avenue). For detailed information, visit: www.miamidade.gov/transit/riding-metrorail.asp#1
- By summer 2016 the $2B new Miami Central Station (MCS) project is to include Tri-Rail & Amtrak stations (along with already existing Metrorail & Metrobus stations, an inter-city bus depot, rental car center & bicycle lockers & showers). Thereafter, the Miami Intermodal Center transport hub (MIC) - located next to the Rental Car Center, will be able to access all means of ground transportion, including Amtrak.
- By 2016, the 'MiniMetro' - able to haul 150 passengers and run every 3 mins at 40km/hr - is to replace the current (self-driven) train by a cable-hauled train - connecting TE to its satellite terminal (375meters) is scheduled for partial operation.