Jacksonville is a regional business centre and a city with the largest population in Florida. It is in the north-east part of the state, at the cross-point between St John’s River and the Atlantic Ocean. The city has plenty of cultural attractions, museums and beautiful beaches with various summer sports activities.
Most famous beaches, shopping and dining areas
Neptune Beach and Jacksonville Beach are among the most popular nearby island beaches that attract swimming and surfing fans. In Downtown Jacksonville, you will find the Cummer Museum of Art and the Museum of Science and History, as well as, the Florida and Ritz Theatres. Famous shopping and dining areas include the Southbank Riverwalk and Jacksonville Landing.
Summer days in Jacksonville are usually hot, although the weather is mildly warm most of the year. Music lovers from around the globe tend to visit Jacksonville mostly in May when the international Jacksonville Jazz Festival takes place.
How to get around Jacksonville
Due to its specific geographic location, Jacksonville has a comprehensive transportation network that includes air, sea and ground transportation options for both passengers and freight. Ground transportation offers buses, trolleys, the Skyway, taxis and river ferry.
More than 30 JTA bus lines serve Jacksonville, passing through the city and continuing to the nearby beaches. St Johns River Ferry is one of the last remaining public ferries in Florida State, connecting Ft. George Island and Mayport. The Jacksonville river taxi connects both banks of St. John’s River with Downtown Jacksonville, operating daily and during special events.
Renting a car is another way to explore Jacksonville. You can book the service online, or you can rent a car at Jacksonville International Airport. Jacksonville taxi service is another affordable way to get around the city. You can find a taxi almost anywhere in the city. Taxi stands are available near major hotels and attractions, or you can always hail one on the street or call in advance.
Airport transfer options from Jacksonville International
Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is around 20 km from the city centre, very near to the most popular holiday destinations and business districts. The airport has excellent connections to Downtown Jacksonville and the surrounding areas by bus, car, and airport taxi service.
Bus Route C3 (Air JTA/Powers Route) connects Jacksonville International to the city centre and also to the Skyway rail system. The bus departs from the ground transportation booth at the lower level of the passenger terminal. Rent a car is also available at JAX at the airport’s ground transportation area. If you do not prefer public transportation, Jacksonville airport taxi service is available outside Baggage claim, on the lower level.
Arrange a private airport transfer
If you want a fast and convenient ride to your accommodation, book a private Jacksonville airport transfer with us. We will arrange the service according to your needs and provide all-inclusive taxi service at a fixed cost. City Airport Taxis offers transfers from Jacksonville International to Jacksonville city centre, Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Cocoa Beach and many more.
You can choose a vehicle from our extensive fleet and split the cost as the price is per vehicle. Get an instant quote online, and pay by credit card or in cash to the driver. The airport taxi fare from Jacksonville International to Jacksonville City Centre starts from 76 USD, one way.
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