Miami International Airport Frequently Asked Questions
- Can I take my luggage on a public bus?
- What are the fares and transfer fees?
- How do I get an EASY Card or EASY Ticket?
- Is there a route from the airport to the Keys?
- Can I take a bus from the airport to Miami Beach?
- Can I stay on public transportation to the end of the route and return to the airport without changing buses?
Can I take my luggage on a public bus?
Luggage is allowed on the bus; however it cannot block the aisle.Back to Top
What are the fares and transfer fees?
The regular fare is $2 for a one-way trip. Each transfer costs 50 cents (50¢ transfer + 35 cents when transferring to an Express Bus). See the list of fares.
Passengers paying with cash will need to pay the full fare every time they board a bus. Transfers are valid only when using an EASY Card or EASY Ticket. Miami-Dade Transit strongly recommends using an EASY Card or EASY Ticket if your trip requires transfers.
If you are transferring to Metrorail, you will need either an EASY Card or EASY Ticket to ride on Metrorail. EASY Cards and EASY Tickets are sold at all Metrorail stations. The EASY Card ticket vending machines accept cash or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard or American Express).Back to Top
How do I get an EASY Card or EASY Ticket?
Visit the EASY Card website to learn all your options.Back to Top
Is there a route from the airport to the Keys?
To travel to the Upper Keys on public transit requires taking Metrorail and two buses.
At the airport, take the MIA Mover to the Miami International Airport (MIA) Metrorail station.
Before boarding the Metrorail, patrons will need to purchase an EASY Card or EASY Ticket and load it with a pass or cash value to pay their Metrorail and Metrobus fare. These can be purchased on the fourth floor or “Connector Level” of the Miami International Airport station.
Once they have purchased their transit fare, patrons should take the train to the Dadeland South Metrorail station.
Once patrons exit the Dadeland South Metrorail station, they need to board a Route 38 (Busway MAX) which will take them to Florida City. Transit users will be dropped off at the Florida City Wal-Mart, where they must transfer to the Route 301 (Dade-Monroe Express). The Dade-Monroe Express bus travels only to Mile Marker 50, Marathon.
Please note that Metrobus passengers paying with cash will need to pay the full fare every time they board a bus. Free transfers are valid only when using an EASY Card or EASY Ticket. Metrobus fareboxes do not provide change and do not accept pennies.
When using an EASY Card or EASY Ticket, you are eligible to have up to two transfers deducted from your card or ticket during a three-hour period while going in the same direction of travel.Back to Top
Can I take a bus from the airport to Miami Beach?
Express bus service to Miami Beach is available from the Miami International Airport Metrorail Station (link) via the Miami Beach Airport Flyer (Route 150). Board the bus on the ground level of the MIA Metrorail station. The Miami Beach Airport Flyer travels south on Miami Beach from 41 Street to South Pointe Drive.
For service to Surfside, Bal Harbour, and Sunny Isles Beach, transfer to Route S (119) (northbound) at 41 St. and Collins Ave. Route S also travels northbound across the 192 St. Causeway to Aventura.
Route J (110) (eastbound) also provides service to Miami Beach, making all local stops.
Bus service in the Miami Beach area is provided by numerous MDT routes, including:
- Route C (103)
- Route E (105)
- Route H (108)
- Route L (112)
- Route M (113)
- Route 115 (Mid-North Beach Connection)
- Route 117 (Mid-North Beach Connection)
- Route S (119)
- Beach MAX (Route 120)
- South Beach Local (Route 123)
See our Routes & Schedules section for additional details regarding available service.Back to Top
Can I stay on public transportation to the end of the route and return to the airport without changing buses?
Yes, if the bus is still in service. However, you must pay the return fare. A round trip is $4.Back to TopBack to Top Page Last Edited: Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:35:04 PM
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