Austin Transportation Resources

Getting around Austin - An overview




Passenger traffic at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport was 9,080,875 up 5% from 2010.

Photo Courtesy of TxDOT

Moving, be it across town or to another state, is a detail-oriented process that is further complicated by the fact that laws and regulations are far more often than not different in a resident’s new home than one’s old home. This fact is particularly true when it comes to getting a new driver’s license, vehicle registration and vehicle titling. Another of the most important challenges when moving to a new city is learning how to get around learning how to navigate around new streets and the location of important landmarks such as the airport.

Never fear–here’s some basic information on getting around in Austin, Texas:

Transportation Contacts

Austin doesn’t yet have a subway, however it does have Capital MetroRail.  In any case, it’s pretty easy to get around nonetheless:

Airport

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA)

3600 Presidential Blvd., Austin, TX 78719 (Located near Texas 71 and 183 South)
512-530-ABIA
www.ci.austin.tx.us/austinairport

Community Transit

Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro or sometimes call Cap Metro)

512-474-1200
www.capmetro.org
Serves the cities of Austin, Leander, Lago Vista, Pflugerville, Jonestown and Manor.

Capital MetrolRail

512-389-7400
www.capmetro.org/metrorail/
Serves Downtown Austin and its northern suburbs.

Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS)

800-456-RIDE (7433)
www.ridecarts.com
Serves Round Rock, Pflugerville, Manor, San Marcos, Smithville and others.

Greyhound Station 916

916. E. Koenig Lane, Austin, TX 78751  (West of IH-35 and near Highland Mall)
800-231-2222
www.greyhound.com

Taxi Services

American Yellow Checker Cab Company

10315 McKalla Place, Austin
512-452-9999

Austin Cab Company

1135 Gunter Street, Austin

512-929-3344

Austin Shuttle Service

8650 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin
512-795-4926

Ace Taxi

2023 N. Mays Street, Round Rock
512-244-1133 OR 930-9800

Austin Cab Co. and Para Transit Service

1135 Gunter Street, Suite 105, Austin
512-478-2222

Cabs Agent

4131 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin
512-338-0017

Lone Star Cab Company

208 W. Powell Lane, Austin
512-836-4900

Roy’s Taxi

90 East Avenue, Austin
512-482-0000

Taxi VIP

10616 Mellow Meadows, Austin
888-869-4703

Texas Style Limousines

8760 Research Boulevard #A
512-797-4831

Time Warner Cab

7130 Howerington Circle, Austin
512-928-1531

Yellow Cab

10630 Joseph Clayton, Bldg A, Austin
512-452-9999
www.yellowcabaustin.com

Train Service

Amtrak

250 N. Lamar Blvd. (5th & Lamar), Austin
512-476-5684, 800-872-7245
www.amtrak.com

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