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About Jacksonville

Located in the northern border of The United States of America’s state Florida, Jacksonville Is considered as the entrance gate to the state.  Home to a quite large harbor, the city’s most important economic dynamics are logistics, financial service and tourism.

On the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, the city has many coastal towns of great value because of its beaches. In comparison to the southern parts of the state, people swimming and sun bathing in the ocean is much less in Jacksonville. With a year-round warm climate, the city is inviting to people who want a beach vacation. Especially in April, May, September, and October, the temperatures aren’t too hot and isn’t a rainy period, these are the ideal times to visit the city.

Sports are of high importance to the city. Jacksonville Jaguars, an important American Football League team, successfully represents the city. On the other hand, there are many golf courses and golf tourism is very lively.

There are many museums and art galleries in the city. Also, throughout the entire city, there are beautiful parks and natural areas. Skateboard and bicycle renting is very popular in the city. There are enough shopping malls to shop in the city. The food culture is very diverse and you may easily find foods from many different world cuisines.

Transportation to Jacksonville City Center from Airport


Jacksonville Intl. Airport

There are quite a few transport options you can take just past luggage claim such as taxis, car rentals, airport shuttles and limousines. If you are planning to rent a car when you are at the airport, you can pick up your car from a number of international car rental agencies and make your way to the city center. If you want to take a taxi then you can pick one of the taxis that are waiting outside the terminal 24/7. If you prefer to rent one of the limousines for some comfort and privilege then you can do so at the airport every day of the week at almost every hour. Although taxis, limousines, and rental vehicles stand out in terms of comfort, the prices of these vehicles can be quite high for passengers traveling on a budget or in large groups. Shuttle services are another fast alternative that are also more affordable.

Car Rental

For passengers who wish to travel to the center by renting a car from Jacksonville International Airport, the airport has internationally recognized car such as Alamo, Enterprise, AVIS, National, Thrifty, Hertz, Budget and Dollar. You can call (904) 240-3288 prior to your flight and get more information from Alamo and National, if you want to use Avis Rent A Car you can call (904) 741-2327, (904) 741-9910 for Budget, (800) 800-4000 for Dollar, and (904) 741-6390 for Enterprise. Once you have your car, exit the airport and follow the signs. Thi should take you to the city center in not too much time.


Taxis are waiting for passengers who prefer not to rent a car all day long at the airport; you only need to tell the driver where you want to go. If you want to use Gator City Taxi, you can contact them on (904) 999-9999 before you arrive. Taxis are one of the best choices for you to transport heavy luggage items. You can tip a few dollars over the fare of the meter, or a percentage of it, since it’s customary to tip taxi drivers in the USA.

Shuttle Services

Jacksonville International Airport has convenient, affordable and fast with shuttle services to the city center. Passengers traveling from the airport to the center, as well as travelers arriving with the organizations can use the services by calling 800-258-3826 or 1-800-410-4444 to make a reservation. Shuttle services usually do not have a specific time and route.

Airport Services

There are also special airport services, for passengers who might prefer it, on the ground floor of Jacksonville International Airport. You can travel to the city center for a fixed fare by making an arrangement with one of these services. They can bring you up to a certain point in the city center or can go to the front of your hotel in the center depending on which you choose. Prices for these services at Jacksonville International Airport are generally more affordable than luxury limousines or taxis so you can go easy on your budget with this option.

Hotel Services

You can get to the city center using hotel shuttles if you are staying at a hotel. Although this isn’t available from all hotels, some may provide this service for a pre-determined price or even for free. You can be at your hotel in minutes after a tiring journey using these services. Hotel services, like many other transport options, take passengers from the short-term waiting area at the exit of the airport terminal. If you wish to reach the city center by using hotel services then you should contact your hotel to get information. Remember to departure times if they are specific.

Limousine Rental

You can experience the pleasure of traveling with these comfortable vehicles from the airport by making arrangements with limousine rental companies located at the airport or by making an online reservation beforehand. Those who want to get to city center by renting a limousine from Jacksonville Airport have to pay a little more for it. However limousine prices are not particularly high at short distances, and if you are travelling heavy, this should not pose a difficulty.

Weather in Jacksonville

DayMin - Max
ThursdayMin 24ºC - Max 31ºC
FridayMin 24ºC - Max 35ºC
SaturdayMin 24ºC - Max 35ºC
SundayMin 26ºC - Max 37ºC
MondayMin 25ºC - Max 38ºC

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