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Miami Offers Affordable Public Transportation to Downtown Miami and Miami Beach

Getting to and around Downtown Miami and Miami Beach from Miami International Airport (MIA) is a lot more economical than it used to be. Miami-Dade Transit has changed the rules of the game with express Metrobus service from MIA to Miami Beach and Metrorail service from MIA to Downtown Miami. Each trip costs less than what you might pay for your next specialty coffee!

PLAN YOUR TRIP AND TRACK OUR SERVICE

It is always best to confirm current rates, explore up to date maps and schedules. The easiest way to stay informed is to download the free GO Miami-Dade Transit app from iTunes or Google Play. You can also call Customer Services during business hours at (888) 311-3233. You’ll be surprised at the convenience and the savings of using Miami-Dade Transit.

THE QUICKEST WAY TO MIAMI BEACH FROM MIA IS THE LEAST EXPENSIVE

Once you land in Miami International Airport, board the MIA Mover and head to Miami Central Station. When you get off at Miami Central Station, follow the MetroBus signs and hop on Metrobus Route 150 (Miami Beach Airport Express). The Metrobus Route 150 runs every 30 minutes, seven days a week, from 6:00 a.m. to 11:40 p.m. You’ll travel non-stop from the airport to Miami Beach across the Julia Tuttle Causeway. Once in Miami Beach, about 10 miles from MIA, the Miami Beach Airport Express bus offers limited-stop service to the hotels along Collins Avenue and through Washington Avenue all the way south to the tip of South Beach. The fare is $2.25 each way.

GET AROUND THE BEACH FOR LESS

South Beach is all yours to explore for free on the Miami Beach Trolley, running every 15 - 40 minutes depending on the route. Download the Miami Beach Trolley app for either Apple or Android smartphones to stay on track.

DOWNTOWN MIAMI IS MINUTES AWAY FROM MIA ON METRORAIL

Metrorail serves the Miami International Airport, arriving and departing from the airport’s beautiful state-of-the-art Miami Central Station.

When you land in Miami International Airport, take the MIA Mover from your terminal to the MIA Central Station, transfer to the Metrorail’s Orange Line, and you’ll arrive in Downtown Miami about 15 minutes after your train departs. Our trains have plenty of luggage space and free Wi-Fi on board so you can stay comfortable and productive. The fare is $2.25 each way. Check out the Metrorail’s map and guide to learn more.

DOWNTOWN MIAMI IS AT YOUR FEET ON METROMOVER

Miami's light-rail people Metromover system is free and connects major hotels and business destinations in Downtown Miami, from the Brickell financial district to the edge of Midtown Miami. Also on the grid are popular dining, shopping and cultural destinations, so you can make the most of you time in Downtown. It runs from 5:00 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week.

WITH THE EASY CARD, NO CHANGE IS NO PROBLEM

The EASY Card makes paying your Metrorail or Metrobus fare very easy. Just a tap of your loaded card at a Metrobus farebox or Metrorail faregate and you’re good to go. There are plenty of passes and cash loading options to choose from. You can buy an EASY Card for $2 online on the Miami-Dade Transit website or in person at any Metrorail Station, Transit Service Center, Sales Outlet. You can even purchase an EASY Card by phone at (786) 469-5151.

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