Nashville International Airport

Nashville, US


Getting around the airport


Nashville International Airport is about 8 miles east of downtown Nashville. It takes about 15 minutes to get downtown. The airport has one Main Terminal with Concourses A through D. Concourse D is currently not in service.

  • Level 1 is the ground transportation level, which has rental car facilities, taxis and buses.
  • Level 2 is the Arrivals level with baggage claim and passenger pickup.
  • Level 3 is the Ticketing and Departures level with check-in facilities and a common security checkpoint. It also offers concessions, a business centre, and a chapel. After security Concourses A and B are to the right, Concourse C is to the left.
  • Concourse A serves Frontier and United Airlines and has international arrival facilities. Concourse B has 13 gates for Alaska, Delta, Boutique Air, and OneJet Airlines. Concourse C has 24 gates, serving Air Canada, American, and Southwest Airlines.
  • Baggage carts are USD 4 on the baggage claim level, ground transportation level, and the ticketing level.
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Getting into Nashville

Bus and Taxi options


The MTA Bus route 18 runs between the airport and downtown Music City. The one-way fare is USD 1.70. Buses leave every hour to hour and a half and the journal to the city centre takes 30 to 40 minutes depending on whether it’s an express bus and traffic. Schedules are available in the Welcome Center on the baggage claim level.

Main Terminal, landside, level 1, ground transportation area outside terminal
Hours: 05:45-23:40 Mon-Fri; 06:47-22:40 Weekends and Holidays


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the airport terminal on a 24-hour basis. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required. Starting fare is USD 7 plus USD 2.10 per mile. The flat rate to the downtown area and the Opryland Hotel area is USD 25.

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Water bottle filling stations

Two available

Bring your own empty water bottle and fill up after security:

Main Terminal, airside, airside connector

Main Terminal, airside, Concourse A

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Children’s Entertainment

Play areas, music stages and airfield observation area

  • There are plenty of activities to keep children of all ages occupied while waiting for a flight. Young children will enjoy the play areas located airside in the gate areas.
    Main Terminal, airside, gate A4, B7 and C15
  • An Airfield Observation Area is located inside the airport with rocking chairs to assist viewing.
    Main Terminal, airside, level 3, concourse connector
  • Public art and daily live music events will keep older children entertained as well. Explore the airside concourses to find the art displays. The music stages are located at: 
    Main Terminal, airside, next to gate C7 and opposite gate C14
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Tootsies Orchid Lounge

Have a Beer and Listen to Live Music

Tootsies Orchid Lounge is a famous honky-tonk bar in downtown Nashville. They also have a small branch at the airport. It's a native bar experience. Grab a beer and listen to the live music. They also serve bar food.

  • Tootsies Orchid Lounge
    Location: airside, concourse C, near gate C-7
    Opening hours: 08:00-21:30 (Sun-Fri), 08:00-19:00 (Sat)
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Open early

Noshville Delicatessen

The Noshville Delicatessen serves homemade dishes like Matzah Ball soup and New York style bagels and sandwiches. They open early so it’s the perfect place for a hearty breakfast before a flight. 

Main Terminal, airside, level 3, Concourse A/B Rotunda
Hours: 04:30-19:00 Sun-Fri, 04:30-18:30 Sat

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Restaurant option

Blue Coast Burrito

Head to Blue Coast Burrito for your last chance to eat a Tennessee burrito in the Music City. The restaurant also serves tacos, salads, and quesadillas.

Main Terminal, Concourse C, airside, level 3, next to gate C16
Hours: 10:00-21:00 Sun-Fri, 10:00-19:00 Sat  

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Concourse B and C

American Admiral’s Club

Complimentary Wi-Fi and computers. Food available for purchase. 

Concourse C, airside, mezzanine level, across from gate C10
Hours: 0430-19:00 Mon-Fri, 05:00-17:15 Sat, 05:00-19:00 Sun

Delta Sky Club

Wi-Fi, mobile charging, and complimentary food and beverages.

Concourse B, airside, level 3, adjacent to gate B3
Hours: 04:30-18:45

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Car rental

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The rental car facility is a short walk from the main terminal with a covered, moving walkway.
Head down to level 1, the ground transportation level to collect or return your hire car.

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Not available at this airport

There are not showers available at BNA airport. 

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Power outlets

Not specified

We cannot offer information on power outlets at BNA airport. 

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