San Antonio Airport Transportation

Passengers have different methods of transportation to go Downtown San Antonio, Texas, and the surrounding metropolitan areas. These options are:


City Bus

The company that provides service to/from SAT airport is VIA Metropolitan Transit and it links the airport with downtown San Antonio, including streetcar service.


Bus route is number 5 and operates daily. Important information: buses on Line 5 change their number to Line 30 downtown. Travel Journal is about 30 minutes.

Buses stop near most restaurants, hotels, touristic places and convention center.

Ticket price for one way is $1,30 but there is a Day Pass (unlimited rides) offered for $2.75.


Shuttle Service

The agency that provides service is SuperShuttle. The service runs every 15-20 minutes from 7am to 1.30 am every day and goes/comes back from downtown hotels. To buy a ticket, please, go to the Baggage Claim of both terminals.


It can be a good option for passengers who prefer not to take the public bus but it is the most expensive method of transportation from Lambert St. Louis San Antonio airport for more than two passengers traveling.


Ticket price:

- Downtown hotels - $19/per person

- Round Trip Ticket - $34


Hotel Shuttle

From San Antonio airport there are different hotels that are located in the surroundings of the facilities or in downtown San Antonio that provide free service.


Location: outside the SAT’s Baggage Claim Area.


We recommend you to get in contact with your hotel to know if do you have the service available.


Ride Share

The following companies have authorization to provide service at SAT airport:

- Uber

- Lyft

- Get Me

Location: Terminal B - Curbside Lower Level.


Taxi Cabs

Taxi cabs are probably the best option for two or more passengers because it is the cheapest option if not taking the public transportation.

All taxis are metered and are located at the lower level curbside, outside of the Baggage Claim area of both terminals A and B.



Initial drop - $2.50

Each additional mile - $2.45

Per minute waiting time -$0.40

Airport Departure Fee - $1.00

Minimum Airport Departure Charge - $10.50

For late hours (from 9 PM - 5 AM) - $1.00


Approximately fares to various destinations:

Airport Area Hotels - $12

Downtown San Antonio - from $25 to $29

Camp Bullis - $36

Ft. Sam Houston - $21

Kelly AFB - $48

Lackland AFB - $49

Randolph AFB - $42

Fiesta Texas - $33

Hyatt Hill Country - $43

Medical Center - $24

North Star Mall - $12

Sea World - $45


Car Rental

Check in the car rental online page the different options that do you have to rent a car at SAT airport. There are different options and prices. Choose the better one for your trip!


Ground Transportation Location

In the curbside in front of both Terminals A and B, in the Baggage Claim area.