How to get from Miami Airport (MIA) ✈️ to South Beach & Downtown
Miami International Airport (MIA) is the third largest international airport of the USA and is located about 13 km northwest of the main city center. Upon arrival, you can reach South Beach & downtown Miami by Bus (South Beach), Metro (Downtown), Taxi, Welcome Pickup, Uber, Lyft or Rental Car.
This guide compares all available airport transfer options at Miami Airport (MIA) according to classic travel factors. This includes travel time, cost per person (pp), a short route description & official links to book or buy tickets.
Overview of all transfer options from Miami Airport to South Beach and Downtown Miami
|Bus (South Beach) 💸||60‑90 Min.||$ 2.25||Details||Metro (Downtown) 💸||45‑60 Min.||$ 2.25||Details|
|Taxi ⏱️||25 Min.||$ 30‑40||Details|
|25 Min.||$ 50‑60||Details|
|Uber||25 Min.||$ 25‑30||Details|
|Lyft||25 Min.||$ 25‑100||Details|
|Rental car||25 Min.||Individ.||Details|
• The optimal transfer depends on the number of travelers, budget and available time.
• There may be waiting times at the taxi rank if there are high volume of passengers. In this case, a pre-booked transfer (e.g. via Welcome Pickups) is the more faster and comfortable option.