Austin is an efficient city to move around in. Whether local guests or out-of-town clients need shuttling, our city has many transportation options at your disposal. Travel is made easy, highlighting the unique charm and vibrancy that is Austin.
Planning a trip? Use the Chamber's flight guide icon (pictured to the left) to review and compare carriers and flight schedules for the 42 nonstop destinations currently offered from Austin Bergstrom International Airport. The interactive tool and map provides real-time updates on schedules for nonstop and connecting flights worldwide.
Whether you are flying for business or pleasure, ABIA, awarded the 2011 Air Service Quality Award, delivers the complete Austin experience all within its concourse! Sample some of Austin's favorite local eateries like Salt Lick BBQ or Maudie's Tex-Mex while enjoying live music from famous and promising musicians courtesy of the airport's Music in the Air program. Travelers can stay wired by accessing the free Wi-Fi service available throughout the airport.
Business travelers on the run can enjoy a quick check-in through self-serve kiosks, curbside check-in or on-airport parking with convenient walk up or shuttle options. If ground transportation is what you need, Austin Bergstrom offers a variety of transportation modes with taxis & buses, car rentals, limousine services or the downtown airport flyer all available outside baggage claim.
Capital Metro, Austin's public transportation services runs citywide, with buses and commuter rail lines traveling the five-county region. Assistance for special needs individuals is readily available. Airport Shuttle is a direct and affordable service for your business colleagues coming into Austin. ABIA has numerous transportation companies running shuttles back and forth between the airport and hotels, parking lots, shopping areas and other points of designation.
The Central Texas highway system is a well-developed conduit of roadways, providing clean and direct routes from the capital city to surrounding areas and destinations across the state and beyond. Interstate 35, US Highway 183 and US Highway 290 make for direct commuting through and around Austin.
Austin's access to a young, educated population has spurred the growth of a robust clinical trial atmosphere. Local hospitals, physician’s offices and specialty healthcare related entities also partner in various clinical trials, covering all aspects of life sciences.