Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Guide (AUS)

Airport info
Code: AUS
Address:
3600 Presidential Boulevard, Suite 411, Austin, Texas 78719, United States
Location:

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is situated 8km (5 miles) southeast of Austin.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +1
Telephone:
+1 512 530 2242.
Timezone: GMT -06:00
Map:
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport map

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, which serves Texas's capital city Austin, is one of the busiest airports in the state. Our Austin-Bergstrom International Airport guide includes details of terminal facilities, public transportation routes and nearby accommodation options.

Information

Information desks are located in the baggage reclaim area. Staff at the desk assist passengers with taxi and shuttle services and offer help with other inquiries. Volunteer 'Airport Ambassadors' are available to provide general assistance at various points within the terminal.

Email address: 
airportinfo@austintexas.gov
Transfer between terminals

 A shuttle runs between the two terminals.

Driving directions

From central Austin, take E Cesar Chavez Street, then use any lane to take the ramp onto Airport Boulevard. Use the left 2 lanes to take the TX-71 E ramp to the aiport, then drive down Presidential Boulevard to the terminal building. The total drive time is approximately 20 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: Route 100, operated by Capital Metro (tel: +1 512 474 1200; www.capmetro.org), runs between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and central Austin (journey time: 30 minutes; fare is US $1.25).

Shuttle: Super Shuttle (tel: +1 800 258 3826; www.supershuttle.com) runs minibus services to and from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Tickets can be purchased from the counter on the baggage reclaim level of the airport or online.

Taxi: Companies serving Austin-Bergstrom International Airport include Yellow Cab (tel: +1 512 452 9999; www.yellowcabaustin.com), Lone Star Cab (tel: +1 512 836 4900; www.lonestarcabaustin.com), and Austin Cab (tel: +1 512 478 2222). The journey time to central Austin is around 20 minutes, and the minimum fare for customers is US $12.30.

 

Terminal facilities

Money

ATMs are located throughout out the airport. Currency exchange services are available from Travelex.

Communication

Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access for the first two hours of usage at the airport. There is also a postbox and stamp vending machine in the terminal.

Food

There are numerous cafés, bars and restaurants at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Among the options are a sports bar and a Tex-Mex eatery.

Shopping

The terminal building offers a range of stores, which includes newsagents, bookshops, and souvenir outlets selling T-shirts and other branded items.

 

Luggage

A lost and found service (tel: +1 512 530 6943) is on hand to handle queries regarding lost items in the terminal. Baggage trolleys are also available.

Other

Other facilities at the airport include shoeshine stations, situated at various points throughout the terminal, and massage booths. A selection of live music venues, featuring regular performances from local acts, are also located in the terminal.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There is no designated space for business purposes within the airport. However, the on-site Hilton Austin Airport (tel: +1 512 385 6767; www3.hilton.com) has 18 meeting rooms equipped for conferences and board meetings, as well as a 24-hour business centre and additional event spaces.

Disabled facilities

Facilities for disabled passengers include lifts, adapted toilets, and accessible ticket counters. There are also videophones within the terminal building for those with hearing and speech impairments.

A wheelchair service is available from the curb to the aircraft, but passengers should still inform their airline of any special assistance prior to travel.

Disabled parking spaces are located either close to lifts in the car parks or within close proximity of shuttle bus stops, and shuttle buses are suitable for wheelchair users.

Car parking

There is plenty of space for parking at the airport. Valet services, long-term car parking options, short-term car parks, and a cell phone parking lot for drivers picking up passengers. Shuttles link the terminal to the economy car park. Information on rates and bookings is available from the airport parking office (tel: +1 512 530 3300).

Car rental

Car hire companies at the airport include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, Payless, Thrifty, E-Z, FOX, and National. Access to the rental car facility is through the parking garage, and check in is on the upper level.

Hotels

There is one on-site hotel at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, which is close to the terminal building. A number of other hotels are stationed nearby, some of which offer courtesy shuttle bus services to and from the airport.


Hilton Austin Airport

+1 512 385 6767.

The Hilton Austin Airport is the only hotel on-site at the airport and is the closest stay option to the terminal. Those staying for leisure and business are well attended to, as the Hilton provides an outdoor heated pool, restaurant, and business centre. A free shuttle service runs from here to the terminal.

9515 Hotel Drive, Austin, 78719, Texas, United States

La Quinta Inn Austin Airport

+1 512 386 6800.

Connected by a shuttle bus service to the nearby airport, the business-friendly La Quinta Inn Austin Airport offers free parking, a fitness centre and an outdoor swimming pool to its guests.

7625 East Ben White Boulevard, Austin, 78741, Texas , United States

Holiday Inn Express Austin Airport

+1 512 385 8400

This option has sports facilities and a meeting rooms with LCD equipment for high-tech business gatherings. The mid-range Holiday Inn Express Austin Airport is also located a short 5km (3 miles) from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

6711 East Ben White Boulevard, Austin, 78744, Texas , United States

Courtyard Austin Airport

+1 512 386 7464.

The Courtyard Austin Airport hotel provides an airport shuttle service to and from the terminal and is located 3km (2 miles) from the airport. Hotel facilities include a business centre, fitness centre and on-site dining options.

7809 East Ben White Boulevard, Austin, 78741, Texas , United States
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