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    San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is 8.5 miles from the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center—about a 15-minute drive. The airport services more than more than 30 non-stop domestic and international destinations on 10 airlines.

    Ground Transportation

    There are a variety of ground transportation options between San Antonio International and downtown San Antonio. Ground transportation is located curbside in front of Terminal A and B baggage claim area. Uniformed transportation agents (wearing red shirts) can describe services and provide estimated rates to various destinations. For additional ground transportation information, please call 210.207.3465.

    Taxi Cab Service: Taxi cabs are available at the lower level curbside, outside of baggage claim, at Terminal A and B. For assistance, please locate an airport ground transportation employee (wearing red shirt). Fare to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and surrounding hotels range from $40-$55 per taxicab ride.

    VIA Metropolitan Transit: VIA Metropolitan Transit is San Antonio's public transportation agency offering service throughout the city including streetcar service within the downtown area. To get downtown from the airport, go to the lower roadway (arrivals/baggage level in Terminal A and B), across the marked crosswalk to the outer curb. VIA's stop will be located on the far west end of Terminal B. You will catch VIA bus route 5, which operates every day, and can get to downtown San Antonio for $1.30.  VIA has a trip planning tool to help you get to your specific hotel. For more details, visit or call 1.866.362.2020.

    Rental Cars: There are several companies to choose from when renting a car at San Antonio International Airport. Please contact the company of your choice for more information. Car rental counters are located in Terminal A. Passengers can use the courtesy phones provided in the baggage claim area of Terminal A to request shuttle transport to the car rental company of their choice after hours or can proceed to the shuttle pick up area located outside the baggage claim area. Rental car facilities are located near the airport. Call directly or use the Web links to find the rental company that best suits your needs.

    Advantage Rent-A-Car1.800.777.5500
    Alamo Rent-A-Car1.800.GOALAMO
    Avis Rent-A-Car1.800.331.1212
    Budget Rent-A-Car1.800.527.0700
    Dollar Rent-A-Car1.800.800.3665
    Enterprise Rent-A-Car1.800.736.8222
    Hertz Rent-A-Car1.800.654.3131
    National Car Rental1.800.CARRENT
    Thrifty Car Rental1.800.THRIFTY

    Parking at the ACC

    Attendees planning to drive and park at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center have a few parking options surrounding the convention center.

    Grand Hyatt Parking Garage

    600 E. Market (intersection of Market & Bowie Streets)
    Rate: $10.00 first hour with $5 each additional hour up to $29 maximum per day.
    Closest parking to Convention Center and Lila Cockrell Theatre
    Google Directions

    Convention Center Garage

    850 E. Commerce (corner of Commerce & Bowie Streets)
    Daily flat rate: $10.00
    Event flat rate: $11.00
    Across street from main entrance to Convention Center and Lila Cockrell Theatre
    Google Directions

    Riverbend Garage

    210 N. Presa (corner of Presa & Market Streets)
    Flat daily rate: $16.00
    Event/Weekends: $16.00 - $20.00
    Google Directions

    Tower of the Americas Parking

    801 Cesar Chavez Blvd.
    Monday-Wednesday flat daily rate: $8.00
    Thursday-Sunday flat daily rate: $11.00
    Special events: $15.00
    Google Directions


    Please contact us via email or telephone at 617.423.4112, ext. 0. Thank you!