Transfers to and from Nashville International Airport

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Nashville International Airport Transfers

Nashville International Airport provides state-of-the-art systems to ensure effective, safe, and efficient transportation for its customers. Transportation services to/from Nashville Airport include rental cars, taxis, rideshares, shuttles, and public buses.

There are no train stations in Nashville, Tennessee.

Passengers may plan their transfer options to avoid delays while in transit. They should also transact only at the airport and other legitimate transportation counters for their safety.

Rental Car Services at Nashville International Airport

The rental car service counters are located on the Arrivals Level (Baggage Claim) at the North end, just past Baggage Carousel 10. See and compare all rental car companies at Nashville International Airport.

Rental Car Pick-ups:

  • Exit the Main Terminal on Level 1.
  • Cross Terminal Drive to Terminal Garage 1 (directly across from the terminal building).
  • Once inside the garage on Level 1, turn left and follow overhead signs to Rental Cars.
  • Arrive at the Consolidated Rental Car Facility, next to Terminal Garage 1.
  • When ready to return your vehicle to the airport car rental, drive to the airport and follow the “Rental Car Return” signs. Remove all personal items before turning over the rented vehicle.

Passengers may contact the car rental company for more information.

Ride Shares at Nashville International Airport

App-based ride services pick their passengers at the Airport Ground Transportation Center on Level 1 of Terminal Garage 2.

Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company’s app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver. They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.

For their safety, passengers may ask the driver to show proof of identity and booking records. The drop-off area is on the arrivals level of the terminal.

Taxis at Nashville International Airport

Taxis pick up passengers at the Ground Transportation Center on Level 1 of Terminal Garage 2.

From the airport, the meter starts at $7.00, and the rate is $2.10 per mile.

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County sets the taxi rates. There is a flat rate of $25.00 to the downtown Nashville area plus an additional passenger charge of $1.00 when accompanying the original passenger and proceeding to the same destination.

If you need to travel outside the city of the Nashville area, please consult your driver for rates. Fares may exceed the amount shown on the meter.

Additionally, please tip your driver for their service. Most taxis will accept either cash payment or a major credit card, but it is helpful to ask in advance. It is customary to give the driver a tip (15-20% of the fare).

Taxi drop-off passengers on the arrivals level of the terminal. More information about taxis at Nashville International Airport.

Trains at Nashville International Airport

Nashville does not have a railway station anymore. The Union Station ceased train operation in 1979.

If you are trying to reach the city by train, you may use one of the nearby rail stations and either rent a car, transfer to an Amtrak bus or connect with a Greyhound bus to continue to Nashville.

Alternatively, you can choose other forms of convenient transportation to Nashville International Airport.

Buses at Nashville International Airport

One of the most convenient ways to reach downtown Nashville from the Airport is Express Bus 18 and Local Bus 18.

Buses pick up passengers at the Ground Transportation Center. The drop-off center is at the Arrival Level. A one-way bus fare from the airport to downtown Nashville is $2.00. More about bus services at Nashville International Airport.

Hotel Shuttle Services at Nashville International Airport

Many hotels in Nashville provide shuttle services. Some of the services require reservations. Passengers may confirm with their local hotel if this is available at their accommodation.

Shuttles pick up passengers at the Ground Transportation Center. The drop-off center is at the Arrival Level.

Parking at Nashville International Airport

The airport provides several parking options to its customers. The parking facilities are open 24/7.

Shuttle buses are available to connect the parking areas to the gates of the airport terminal building. More information about parking at Nashville International Airport.