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Getting In and Around Garland

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Garland is very well connected and can be easily reached by air, rail or road. There are several major airports situated in proximity to the city and provides convenient access to Downtown Dallas and other important cities nearby. The public transportation in the city is also very efficient and offers easy access to every nook and corner of Garland.



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Travel to Garland by Air

The nearest international and domestic airports to Garland are Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport.

Dallas Love Field Airport

Situated just 20 miles from the city of Garland, Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) is managed and run by Dallas Aviation department. The airport serves as the headquarters for Southwest Airlines and offers easy access to many major cities including Baltimore, Kansas City, Las Vegas, New York – La Guardia, Orlando, Seattle, San Francisco and San Jose. Other airlines running operations from here are Virgin America Airlines, United Airlines, Seaport Airline and Delta Airlines.

Address: 8008 Herb Kelleher Way, Dallas, TX 75235, United States
Phone: 1 214 670 6080
Website: www.dallas-lovefield.com/

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Situated just 29 miles from the city of Garland, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is the eight busiest airport in the entire country and the ninth busiest airport in the world. It serves as the headquarters for American Airlines, making it the 2nd largest airline hub in the country and world.

The airport has five terminals (Terminal A, B, C, D and E) that collectively serve a number of major airlines including American Airlines, American Eagle Airlines, QANTAS, AeroMexico, Emirates, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Air Canada, United Airlines, Cayman Airways and Frontier Airlines. There are also two beautiful hotels – Regency and Grand Hyatt, situated right next to the airport.

Address: International Parkway, DFW Airport, Texas- 75261, United States
Phone: (972) 973 3112
Website: https://www.dfwairport.com/

Other important airports situated near Garland city include Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (92 miles), Waco Regional Airport (117 miles) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (226 miles).

Getting To and From DFW

There are many rental car services, taxis and other forms of public transportation available at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Rental Car Services: The airport has several shuttle buses that run 24 hours a day to and from the rental car area and the lower level of the terminal. Here are some rental car companies near the airport:

Hertz Rent A Car: 1 (972) 453 4600
Advantage Rent A Car: 1 800 777 5500
Alamo: 1 800 327 9633
Avis: 1 972 574 4130, 1 800 331 1212
Dollar: 1 866 434 2226
Enterprise: 1 972 586 1100
E-Z Rent-A-Car: 1 972 574 3360
National: 1 972 615 5400, 1 800 227 3876
Sixt Rent-a-Car: 1 888 749 8227, 1 469 518 5970
Thrifty: 1 972 456 5980

Public Transportation: Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) offers easy access to the passengers travelling to and fro from Garland. The airport provides accessibility to the city of Dallas via the orange line, however Garland city is connected to the city of Dallas via the blue line. For more information, click here.

Taxis: Taxis are available for the passengers at the lower available of Terminal D and the upper level of Terminal A, B, C and E.

Garland/DFW Heloplex

Also known as Garland/DFW Heliport or Garland Heliport, Garland/DFW Heloplex is owned by the city of Garland and is mainly used for general aviation. Opened in November 1989, it is operated by SKY Helicopters and is the first municipal heliport in the state of Texas.

Address: 2559 S Jupiter Road, Garland, TX 75041, United States
Phone: 1 214 349 7000
Website: www.skyhelicopters.com/

Arriving and Getting Around Garland by Rails and Buses

Light Rail: Downtown Garland (DART station)

Initially known as Garland Central Transit Center, Downtown Garland Station is a DART Light Rail station that connects Garland to the city of Dallas via the Blue Line. It offers services to areas in Downtown Garland like Historic Downtown Garland, Heritage Park and Garland City Hall.

Address: 430 West Walnut Street, Garland, Texas 75040
Line: Blue Line

Forest/Jupiter (DART station)

Forest/Jupiter Station is another DART Light Rail station in the city of Garland, situated close to Jupiter Road and Forest Lane. It is the second last station on the Blue Line and serves Garland’s industrial area including Sears Service Center and Raytheon Systems.

Address: 3232 Forest Lane, Garland, Texas 75042
Line: Blue Line

For more information on DART’s Blue Line, click here.

Arriving and Getting Around Garland via Road

The city of Garland is very well connected by road including a number of highways and interstates. Some major highways in the city include Interstate 30, Interstate 635, State Highway 78 (Garland Road), President George Bush Turnpike and Belt Line Loop.

The best way to travel intra-city is to either rent a car or hire a taxi. Visitors can use Taxi Fare Finder (http://www.taxifarefinder.com/main.php?city=Garland-TX), to find the taxi rates set within the city.

Garland Taxi/Limousine Services

Handsome Ben Taxi & Limo Services

Address: 2334 W Buckingham Rd, Garland, TX 75042, United States
Phone: 1 972 800 3020
Website: www.handsomeben.com/

Garland Airport Taxi Cab Service

Phone: 1 972 900 5555

Dallas Yellow Cab

Address: 2515 Irving Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75207
Phone: 1 214 426 6262
Website: http://www.dallasyellowcab.com

Cowboy Taxi & Limos

Phone: 1 972 231 6575

Kelly Cab

Phone: 1 972 235 7777

Richardson Cab

Phone: 1 972 235 3500

Rowlett Taxi Cab Service

Phone: 1 469 964 6555

A Complete Map Guide on Getting Around in Garland

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