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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 November).

Contacts: 


Transfer Terminals: 

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.


Transfer City: 

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

Car Rental: 

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.


Airport Taxis: 

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 Worth CBD.


Airport Facilities: 

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.


Car Parking: 

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.
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