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Getting here is a breeze. And getting around is easy too!
In addition to planes, trains and automobiles, you can visit shops and restaurants by water taxi, search for craft treasures via the monorail skyway system or catch a quick lift on a downtown trolley.
Jacksonville International Airport is your new gateway to Northeast Florida. JIA is located 12 miles or about 20 minutes from downtown. With 15 airlines making 250 daily arrivals and departures, non-stop and direct service is available from most of the nation's metropolitan areas. For an up-to-date flight schedule for flights to and from Jacksonville International Airport, www.jaxairports.org
Amtrak offers a relaxing option to get to Jacksonville from around the state and from around the country. You'll have room to stretch, play, sleep or watch the scenery roll by. The Amtrak station is located north of downtown at 3570 Clifford Lane. www.amtrak.com
Interstate 95 runs north/south through Jacksonville: Interstate 10 runs east/west through Jacksonville; I-295 Makes a loop around Jacksonville; J. Turner Butler (JTB) provides an easy trek to the beach running east/west to and from Jacksonville and the beaches; I-75 is nearby and provides additional interstate connections.
The bus system was nice and very reasonable to use for a small fare. When you're using the system make sure you ask other patrons what side of the road to get to your destination. The customer service on their downtown system uses the symbols, but many times the same symbols are on both sides of the street.