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Getting To South Beach From Miami International Airport

By April 17, 2019June 12th, 2023No Comments

Getting to South Beach and Lincoln Road

Located just 13 miles west, Miami International Airport (MIA) is the closest airport to South Beach and Lincoln Road. Direct bus, shuttle, and ridesharing services are available.

Airport Express Bus

The Miami Beach Airport Express Bus (Route 150) makes traveling between Miami International Airport and South Beach a breeze. The service is fast, easy, and convenient. For just $2.25 each way, passengers ride aboard 40-foot buses equipped with luggage racks, comfortable seating, and air conditioning.

The buses depart every half hour from the airport Metrorail station, which is accessible via a short tram ride from the airport terminals. To reach the tram (aka MIA Mover): simply exit your concourse and follow the Hot Pink signage to the MIA Mover.

There are two (2) Ticket Vending Machines at the Bus Plaza that can be used to purchase transit fares. Note: The bus driver can not provide change; so either have exact fare or buy an Easy Ticket before boarding. The Airport Express Bus operates from 6 a.m. to 11:40 p.m., seven days a week. And Yes – the Airport Express does stop at Lincoln Road!!!

Follow these links for more Express Bus info:


Uber and Lyft ride-sharing services are super-popular for transportation between Miami International Airport (MIA) and South Beach. Fare estimates from MIA to Lincoln Road start at approximately $30-$40 (price varies).


The flat rate of $35 from Miami International Airport to South Beach offered by airport taxis is no longer available. Remember to compare taxi rates to Uber or Lyft Rideshare apps, as they may offer a better rate for the same trip. NOTE – Pricing may have changed! Please check before taking any transportation.

New Metered Fares From MIA:

  • $2.95 for the first 1/6 mile
  • $0.85 for each additional 1/6 mile up to one mile
  • $0.55 for each additional 1/6 mile after
  • $0.40 per minute ($24.00 per hour) wait charge

 There is a minimum fare of $15 for trips originating at Miami International Airport.

Airport Shuttles

Rates for shuttles between Miami International Airport and South Beach start at approximately $20 per person one-way ($10-16 for each additional person) not including tip.

Now that you know how to get to South Beach from MIA, just make sure to visit Lincoln Road for eats, drinks, people-watching, and great shopping.