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Miami International Airport

Miami International Airport (MIA) is located about 13 kilometers north-west of downtown Miami. It is the busiest airport (in terms of the number of passengers served) in Florida. Most tourists arrive in Miami and to the south of Florida via this airport.

The airport has three terminals: the North Terminal (blue) (concourse D), the Central Terminal (yellow) (concourse E, F, G), the South Terminal (red) (concourse H, J).

The distance from Miami to some cities: New York is 1760 kilometers, Los Angeles - 3,760 kilometers, Orlando - 330 kilometers, Las Vegas - 3,500 kilometers, St. Petersburg (Florida) - 350 kilometers, London - 7130 kilometers, Beijing - 7770 kilometers , Moscow - 9220 kilometers.

You can buy plane tickets to (from) Miami right now.

You can see the location of the airport on a US map.

How to get to the MIA airport

To get from the airport to Miami, passengers need to get to the central station. At the central station of Miami you can access various modes of transport (Metrorail, Metrobus, taxis and shuttles) that deliver passengers to all points of the city. Use the free MIA Mover to get from the airport terminals to the central station.

Miami International Airport has a free MIA Mover transport system for passengers. MIA Mover provides the movement of people between the terminals of the MIA and the central station. The distance from the airport terminals to the station is about 1.12 miles (1.8 kilometers).

Metrorail and Metrobus are the most popular and cheapest way to get to the city center and to Miami Beach from the airport.

Metrorail operates the Orange Line railway line, which delivers passengers from Miami International Airport to places like Downtown, Brickell, Civic Center, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Dadeland, Hialeah, South Miami and Wynwood. The duration of the trip to the city center is approximately 15 minutes.

The Flyer Airport bus line connects the airport to South Beach (Miami Beach, Lincoln Road). The bus runs seven days a week from 6am to 11pm. Buses run every 30 minutes between South Beach and MIA.

Flyer Airport buses (like other Metrobus buses) depart from the Ground Level of the central railway station (Metrorail's Miami Central Station).

You can also get to other cities (Orlando, Tampa, Washington, Philadelphia or New York) from the central station.

Useful online services for travelers:

  • Book a taxi (transfer) from Miami airport.
  • Car rental. You can choose and book a car for rent before the trip, online.

Miami airport terminals location map


Unfortunately, passengers often have to spend a lot of time at the airport. This happens, for example, if the flight is delayed. You might need a room in the hotel in that case. Near the airport there are many hotels. Some of them provide free airport transfers to their customers.
Miami International Airport Hotel (MIA Hotel) is located in the airport terminal, Hall E.

Some of the hotels located near the airport:

  • Hilton Miami Airport (4-star).
  • Holiday Inn Express Miami Springs (3-star).
  • Comfort Suites Miami Airport North (3-star).
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Miami Airport East (3-star).
  • Ramada Miami Springs/Miami International Airport (2-star).
  • Runway Inn Miami (2-star).
  • Sleep Inn Miami Airport (2-star).

You can check the availability of rooms and book a hotel from your mobile device, online.

There is also a Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood airport located near Miami.


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