Transfers to and from Louisville International Airport

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Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport Transfers

Louisville International Airport provides several modes of efficient transportation for its customers.

Services to/from SDF, including rental cars, taxis, rideshares, shuttles, and buses are available at the Ground Transportation Center of the terminal.

Note that there are train connections outside Louisville only. When traveling in the area, passengers are advised to look for other convenient transfer options in advance.

Planning your transfer options before hitting the road will give you peace of mind in Kentucky.

Before leaving your home, know what items are allowed in your carry-on bag, what you can pack in your checked baggage, and what items are prohibited.

For the convenience and direction of the riding public, passengers may approach the Airport Information Desk for transport assistance anytime.

Finally, travelers should only transact at the airport counters and other legitimate establishments for their safety.

Rental Car Services at Louisville International Airport

Rental car counters are easily accessed on Baggage Claim in the airport, with convenient access to the new facility on Level 1 of the attached Parking Garage.

The rental facility is open 24/7. Please inquire at your service provider for specific service hours and return procedures.

When ready to return your vehicle to the car rental center, remove all personal items before turning over the rented vehicle to the designated facility.

Allow plenty of time for your drive when returning the vehicle. If you’re not sure where to go, give the rental company a call. See all rental car companies at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.

For item(s) lost and found inside the vehicle, please contact the rental car company directly.

For item(s) left on a rental car center shuttle bus, the Airport Lost and Found at + 1 502-380-8264.

Ride Shares at Louisville International Airport

Rideshares pick up and drop off on the Baggage Claim level, on the west side of the terminal.

Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company’s app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver. They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.

Ridesharing apps should let users verify the identity of drivers by checking out their faces, license plates, and colors.

Taxis at Louisville International Airport

Upon exit from the Baggage Claim area, proceed to the Ground Transportation Center outside the Baggage Claim area.

A typical taxi fare from the airport to the downtown area would be around $20.00.

If you need to travel outside the city area, please consult your driver for rates. It is customary to give the driver a tip (15-20% of the fare) for good service.

Keep a record of the cab company, vehicle number, and driver's name just in case you leave something behind. More information about taxis at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.

Trains at Louisville International Airport

There are no train connections in the city of Louisville. Although there are train stations outside the city, they are far and inconvenient. Additional information about train services near Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.

Passengers can use other forms of available transportation options.

Buses at Louisville International Airport

At Louisville International Airport, TARC public bus stops on the island on the east end of the terminal. One-way fare is $1.75. Correct change is needed to board the bus. Further information about buses to and from Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.

Hotel Shuttle Services at Louisville International Airport

Many hotels in Louisville provide shuttle services. Passengers may confirm with their local hotel if this is available at their accommodation. Shuttles pick up and drop passengers at the Ground Transportation Center in front of the terminal.

Parking at Louisville International Airport

SDF provides safe and comfortable parking spaces for its customers. Reserved parking is also available at the facility, 24/7. Cash and credit card payments are accepted. See more information about long and short-term parking at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.