Dallas-Fort Worth International (DFW)
Location: The airport is situated 18 miles (29km) from downtown
Dallas and 24 miles (39km) from Fort Worth.
Time: GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to
The airport's Terminal Link van service provides free
transportation between terminals on blue and green passenger
shuttle vans. It may be used for passengers needing to transfer to
another terminal after they have exited security or to get back to
a vehicle parked in another terminal. Within the terminals inside
security the Skylink airport train provides fast connections
between the five terminals.
There are numerous options for transport between the airport and
destinations in the surrounding metropolitan area. Charter buses,
limousines and Dallas Area Rapid Transit public buses are
available; passengers should enquire at the Visitor Information
Centres located in the baggage claim areas for schedules and
information. A free shuttle service links all the terminals to the
CenterPort/DFW Trinity Railway Express Station about 20 minutes
away, from where there are regular departures t
Located near the south entrance, DFW's Rental Car Centre hosts
rental car companies - Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar,
Enterprise, E Z Rent, Hertz, National and Thrifty. A Rental Car
shuttle bus ferries passengers to the Rental Car Centre.
Taxis into the city are available from the upper level of
Terminals A, B, C and E, and on the lower level of Terminal D. An
assistant is available to help passengers at the taxi stands from
8am till midnight, call 972 574 5878 to request a taxi after hours.
There is a $40 flat-rate to the Dallas CBD and $43 to the Fort
The airport is well supplied with ATMs and currency exchange and
all terminals feature shops, restaurants and business services,
including fax and Internet facilities. Additional facilities
include barber shops and shoe-shine services.
Please note that the airport's Remote and Express Parking fill
early during the holidays. The airport encourages travellers to
park at the Terminal Parking, which provides convenient, close-in
parking that is a short walk to the departure gate. Parking fees at
Dallas Fort-Worth start at $2 for the first two hours and go up to
$19 per day.
Departure Tax: None.