San Antonio AirportBefore you can visit the Alamo or ride the coasters at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, you've got to get to San Antonio!
Lucky for you, travel to San Antonio is a breeze. San Antonio International Airport offers non-stop flights to and from 32 cities in the U.S. and Mexico. With modern amenities such as computer hook-ups, ATMs and a games room, San Antonio Airport offers everything a traveler would want or need.
Did you know that San Antonio is just a 4-hour flight from San Francisco? Or that it's only a 3-hour flight from Minneapolis? With 13 airlines serving San Antonio, you could be here before you know it. Once you arrive you can easily find a rental car or transportation to suit your needs.
There are a variety of hotels offering free courtesy vehicle service, including Econo Lodge Ingram Park, Howard Johnson Hotel at the Airport and La Quinta Inn & Suites at the Airport, as well as many others. These courtesy vehicles can be found outside the baggage claim areas of both of San Antonio International Airport's main terminals. If you like to drive yourself, 9 car rental companies have service desks in both terminals. Look for these agencies near the baggage claim areas in both terminals. For those who like to travel in style, you can book a ride with one of six limousine companies in town.
Want to travel in a group? Up to four people can hail a taxicab for a $17 ride downtown. Larger groups can catch a shuttle bus for $9 per person one way. And if you're planning that family reunion with the whole gang of aunts, uncles and cousins, VIA bus service can get you downtown for just 80 cents per person - and you'll even get to see some sights along the way.
San Antonio Public TransportationOnce settled into your hotel of choice, if you've taken a shuttle bus or caught a taxi to your hotel instead of renting a car at the airport, there are many ways to travel around town to all the attractions, restaurants, nightclubs and sights you'll want to see.
You can hop on an open-air streetcar that can take you to Market Square, which is a representation of a traditional Mexican market. You can also take the streetcar to La Villita, a district dedicated to art, shopping and restaurants.
Public transit also offers bus service to all of San Antonio's major attractions.
So whether you want to visit the Alamo or pop into the Alamodome to watch college football's best battle it out in the Alamo Bowl, make your plans to visit here soon.
You'll find that getting to San Antonio, as well as getting around San Antonio, is a breeze!