San Antonio International Airport Guide (SAT)

Airport info
Code: SAT
Address:
9800 Airport Boulevard, San Antonio, San antonio, TX 78216, United States
Location:

San Antonio International Airport is situated 13km (8 miles) north of San Antonio, in central Texas.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +1
Telephone:
+1 210 207 3433
Timezone: GMT -06:00
Map:
San Antonio International Airport map

A Texan hub for flights to domestic and Mexican destinations, San Antonio International Airport serves Texas’ second most populous city. Our San Antonio International Airport guide provides essential information, including contact details, details of airport facilities and information on how to get there.

Airport news

A future Terminal C has been proposed for construction from 2020.

Information

The information and help desks are located in the Terminal A baggage claim area and in Terminal B, where travellers turn towards the baggage claim area. Ambassadors can also provide assistance. For airport information, passengers should contact International Airport Paging and Information (tel: +1 210 207 3411).

Transfer between terminals

Passengers can transfer between terminals via a covered walkway.

Driving directions

San Antonio International Airport can be reached via Interstate 10 from the north, interstate 35 from the east and Highway 90 from the west.

From central San Antonio, take Highway 281 North, and take the airport exit just after Interstate 410 onto South Terminal Drive. The total drive time from central San Antonio to the airport is approximately 15 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: VIA Metropolitan Transit (tel: +1 210 362 2020; www.viainfo.net) bus 5 connects the city and San Antonio International Airport (journey time: 30 minutes).

Shuttle: Shared-ride shuttles are available from Super Shuttle (tel: +1 210 258 3826; supershuttle.com), which provides a regular service to downtown San Antonio hotels. A number of which provide their own complimentary transportation.

Taxi: Taxis run between central San Antonio and San Antonio International Airport (journey time: 15 minutes).

Terminal facilities

Money

ATMs can be found in both terminals. Currency exchange services are located in Terminal A.

Communication

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout San Antonio International Airport. Telephones situated opposite the baggage reclaim areas of both terminals can be used to find hotel information and to contact car hire companies. Public telephones are also widely available.

Food

There is a wide choice of restaurants, fast-food outlets, cafés and bakeries in both terminals. For those seeking a relaxing drink, there is a sports bar in Terminal A and two bars in Terminal B.

Shopping

Numerous shops can be explored at San Antonio International Airport, including duty-free for international passengers, souvenir outlets and a number of specialist retailers.

Luggage

Luggage trolleys are available throughout the terminals.

Other

A shoeshine service can be found after the security checkpoint in Terminal A and a chapel (Inter-Faith meditation room)is located in the public area of Terminal B. There are also family restrooms and animal relief areas in both terminals.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

Marcy's Business & Travel Centre (tel: +1 210 892 1100) in Terminal A offers business facilities and meeting/conference rooms. The nearby Hilton San Antonio Airport hotel (tel: +1 210 340 6060; www3.hilton.com) also provides conference facilities, including a business centre and meeting rooms with audiovisual equipment for hire and secretarial services.

Disabled facilities

There are adapted lifts, toilets and ramps in both terminals, as well as telephones for the hearing impaired. Wheelchair assistance is available (tel: +1 210 207 3820). Designated parking spaces are available for disabled drivers. Go Airport Shuttle buses are wheelchair-accessible, as are taxis from a number of providers.

Car parking

There are two large covered parking areas (tel: +1 210 207 3465) for hourly and long-term parking: the hourly area is directly opposite the terminals, while the long-term car park is a little further away. There are also two additional, uncovered areas for short- and long-term rates. An economy car park, which is further from the terminals, is connected to the terminals by a free shuttle service. Adjacent to this area is a 'cell phone' waiting area provided for those meeting arriving passengers.

Car rental

There are several on-site car hire companies at San Antonio International Airport, including: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Agency desks are located inside Terminal A and shuttle services transport travellers to pick-up and drop-off centres.

Hotels

There is a wide range of accommodation options, at all price levels, within minutes of the airport. Many of the hotels near San Antonio International Airport offer courtesy shuttle services to and from the terminals.


Courtyard San Antonio Airport

+1 210 828 7200

Featuring free Wi-Fi internet access and meeting space for up to 60 people, the Courtyard is a good business option. But it’s also good for shoppers, being situated adjacent to the North Star Mall. A free 24-hour airport shuttle service operates from Monday to Friday.

8615 Broadway Street, 78217, San Antonio, United States

Hilton San Antonio Airport

+1 866 238 4218

Housing a grill restaurant and a lounge bar, the Hilton San Antonio Airport offers accommodation within a 3km (2 mile) radius of San Antonio International Airport. Meeting space is available for hire, while those seeking to relax can use the fitness centre and pool.

611 NW Interstate 410, 78216, San Antonio, United States

Fairfield Inn & Suites San Antonio Airport

+1 210 530 9899

With its close proximity to the North Star shopping centre, a free shuttle service and complimentary breakfast, the Fairfield is a convenient and good value choice. Its on-site restaurant specialises in Cajun food, and there is a fitness centre and indoor pool to enjoy.

88 NE Interstate Loop 410, 78216, San Antonio, United States

Holiday Inn Express San Antonio Airport

+1 210 308 6700

The Holiday Inn Express San Antonio Airport provides accommodation less than 3km (2 miles) from San Antonio International Airport. On-site facilities include a business centre and three meeting rooms. A free shuttle bus service to the airport is available.

91 NE Loop 410, 78216, San Antonio, United States

Holiday Inn San Antonio International Airport

+1 210 349 9900

This mid-range hotel is only 1.6 km (1 mile) from the airport terminals, to which it is linked via a free shuttle service. A good option for those travelling on business, the Holiday Inn features a self-service business centre, dedicated 'executive' floors and extensive meeting space. Leisure facilities here include an outdoor pool, whirlpool and two on-site restaurants.

77 NE Interstate Loop 410, 78216, San Antonio, United States

Days Inn San Antonio Airport

+1 210 899 4707

One of the closest hotels to San Antonio International Airport, being just 0.8km (0.5 miles) from the terminals, the low-cost Days Inn offers a free airport transfer shuttle service, together with an outdoor pool and complimentary breakfast.

542 NE Interstate Loop 410, 78216, San Antonio, United States
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