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Airport Options

West Palm Beach is served by three nearby airports, Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Miami International Airport (MIA). In general, the cheapest domestic flights are into Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International and the cheapest international flights are into Miami International. If cost is your primary consideration, make sure to check out options on low cost carriers that may not be listed on general travel booking sites. For example, we've seen non stop, round trip flights to Fort Lauderdale on Spirit Airlines from the U.S. East Coast for under $150 dollars and from the U.S. West Coast for under $250.

Train, Shuttle, and Taxi Services From the Three Closest Airports

From Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)

  • Hotel Shuttle: A free shuttle runs between the Hilton and PBI every 30 minutes. You may also call the hotel to arrange a pickup. Dial +1 561-231-6000 and press 0 to schedule this. If you are staying at The West Palm Beach Marriott, airport shuttle service is on request and complimentary, shuttle phone: +1 561 833 1234
  • Taxi: Average cost of a taxi is $13 (not including tip).

From Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) OR Miami (MIA)

The least expensive way to get to West Palm Beach from one of these regional airports is via rail. Brightline is a privately owned passenger rail system that provides express service between Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach. Tri-Rail provides regional transportation along the coast of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties.

     From Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

  • Tri-Rail: Costs $6.25 each way. Average travel time is 1 hour 5 min. Tickets can be purchased here.
  • Brightline*: Costs $10-15 each way. Use ILA code PEACEBL to receive 10% off. Average travel time is 40 minutes. Tickets can be purchased here.
  • Taxi: Average cost of a taxi is $130 (not including tip).

*Tip: To get to Brightline's Fort Lauderdale station from FLL please take a taxi or rideshare. The station is located at 101 NW 2nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311.

     From Miami International Airport (MIA)

  • Tri-Rail: Costs $6.90 each way. Average travel time is 1 hour 40 min. Tickets can be purchased here.
  • Brightline*: Costs $25-35 each way. Use ILA code PEACEBL to receive 10% off. Average travel time is 74 minutes. Tickets can be purchased here
  • Taxi: Average cost of a taxi is $190 (not including tip).

*Tip: To get to Brightline's MiamiCentral Station from within MIA, follow the signs to the Miami Airport MetroMover. Access to MIA Mover is located on the 3rd level between the Dolphin and Flamingo garage. Once at the MetroRail station (aka Airport Central Station), catch the Orange Line to MetroRail's Historic Overtown Station, located right next door to Brightline's MiamiCentral. Currently, they are not connected, so you must exit the MetroRail station toward NW 6th. It is only a few yards from the entrance to Brightline's MiamiCentral (under the overpass on NW 6th). ALternatively, you can take a rideshare to the station from MIA. The station is located at 600 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33136.


Traveling in ILA West Palm Beach!

Once you're in West Palm Beach, you may be content to stroll palm tree lined streets but for those otherwise inclined, many hotels have shuttle services and the city also offers a free trolley system. Of course there are also various taxi services to chose from.

Free Trolley System

West Palm Beach has a free trolley service to help you get around town. Learn more about the trolley's routes and the trolley tracker app by visiting http://www.downtownwpb.com/trolley/.