San Antonio International Airport

San Antonio, US


Getting around the airport


  • The airport is located in Uptown San Antonio, 8 miles north of Downtown San Antonio.
  • San Antonio’s passenger terminal complex has two terminals under one roof, Terminal A and Terminal B.
    The lower level is the Arrivals level with baggage claim and rental car facilities; the upper level are the A & B ticket counters with separate security checks leading to the respective A and B gates.
  • Terminal A has 17 gates while Terminal B contains eight gates.
  • American Airlines uses Gates B2, B4, and B6; United Airlines uses Gates B1, B3, B5, B7, and B8.
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Getting into San Antonio

Bus, shuttle or taxi

Ground Transportation is located curbside in front of Terminal A and B baggage claim area.


VIA Metropolitan Transit bus route 5 runs between the airport and downtown San Antonio in 30 minutes. Bus fare is USD 1.30 or USD 2.75 for an all-day pass purchased online. Buses arrive every 30-60 minutes.

Terminal B, landside, Lower Roadway on Arrivals level, far west end of the terminal
Hours: 05:29-21:44 Mon-Fri, 06:12-21:52 Sat, 06:49-21:48 Sun


GO Airport Shuttle offers door-to-door shared ride shuttle service between the airport and downtown San Antonio hotels. Shuttles depart every 15 minutes and tickets can be purchased in the baggage claim area for USD 19 one-way or USD 34 return.

Terminal A and B, landside, arrivals level, baggage claim area
Hours: 07:00-01:30


Taxis are available curbside on the lower level, outside of the Terminal A and B baggage claims. All taxis are metered. Estimated fares are USD 12 to airport-area hotels, and USD 25-30 to downtown San Antonio.

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In terminal B

  • United Airlines United Club, terminal B, airside, between gates B3 and B5. Hours: 4:30AM-6:45PM daily.
  • USO Lounge, terminal B, next to baggage area. Hours: 8:00AM-10:00 PM daily. 
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Car rental

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You will find car hire agencies in the baggage claim area of the airport, provided by Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, Enterprise and National. You can book a car at the airport, or save money by booking online before you travel.

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