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Transfer to/from San Antonio airport (SAT)

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Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in San Antonio airport (SAT)

Transportation

 
San Antonio airport (SAT)

Bus - VIA Metropolitan Transit (Tel +1 866 362 2020) runs route 5 to North Star Mall and the city centre, Mondays through Fridays between 5:29 am and 9:44 pm, Saturdays from 6:02 am to 9:52 pm and Sundays from 6:49 am to 9:48 pm. Journey time is around 30 min. and the fare is USD1.30. Buses leave from the west end of Terminal B, on the Arrivals level.
SuperShuttle (Tel +1 210 258 3826) provides shared transport inside the Greater San Antonio area and the surroundings 24 hours a day, with desks in the baggage reclaim halls.
There are also several companies that offer pre-arranged transportation for groups to different destinations in the area.
Timetables and routes

Taxi - Ranks are situated outside Terminal A. The 15-minute trip to the city centre has a cost of USD24.00-29.00. Some of the available operators are: AAA Taxi Service (Tel +1 210 599 1111), Excel Cab (Tel +1 210 444 2222), National Cab (Tel +1 210 434 4444), San Antonio Taxis (Tel +1 210 444 2222), Towne Car Taxi (Tel +1 210 826 8294), Yellow Cab Taxi (Tel +1 210 222 2222).

Car Rental Services

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Charter buses:

AAA Charter (Tel +1 210 599 9999)
A Touch of Class Charters (Tel +1 210 680 2633)
Alamo Tours & Charters (Tel +1 210 492 4144)
American Transportation Service (Tel +1 210 444 1111)
Charter Coordinators (Tel +1 210 225 0911)
Circa Texas (Tel +1 210 224 0926)
Corporate Charters (Tel +1 210 432 6193)
Fiesta Transit (Tel +1 210 824 3000)
Kid Kab Charter (Tel +1 210 826 4798)
Kids Transport (Tel +1 210 979 9034)
Local Arrangements (Tel +1 210 224 3061)
Lone Star Trolley (Tel +1 210 222 9090)
Mac Trans (Tel +1 210 670 8855)
People Express (Tel +1 210 737 7777)
Rent-A-Van Charters (Tel +1 210 340 8267)
San Antonio City Tours (Tel +1 210 824 2275)
Star Shuttle & Charter (Tel +1 210 341 6000)
Suburban Charter Service (Tel +1 210 649 1665)
World Trans Charters (Tel +1 210 520 4083)

Latest updates: May 09, 2019

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Transportation Tips to/from the airport?

 
While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.