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Getting In And Around Fort Worth

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Fort Worth is located plumb in the middle of the US and it can be accessed from most states and cities. It is equally easy to travel around Fort Worth whether it is by the TRE/Trinity Railway Express or the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Roadways in Fort Worth are well developed and taxi cab services are also extremely efficient. Molly the Trolley and bus as well as, shuttle services are also operational and timely in Fort Worth. This city is extremely well connected to the other cities and states in the United States. The transport bodies in the city include the Fort Worth Transport Association and there are some excellent cab companies operating here as well. For those who are ecologically minded, cars can be replaced by bicycles. Fort Worth is a unique city because bicycle sharing is workable here as well and an inexpensive way to travel. 

Travel to Fort Worth By Air

DFW International Airport is one of the most busiest airports in the country. It is 17.5 miles from downtown Fort Worth. A major city can be reached from Fort Worth in less than 4 hours. 

DFW International Airport 

This is an international gateway to the United States. Close to 149 direct domestic connections in this airport ensures it is easily accessible from major American cities and states. DFW Airport has recently been upgraded and renovated as well. Airport offers direct flights to over 200 destinations without stoppage worldwide. DFW also offers luxury and convenience through Amex Centurion Lounge as well as a Minutes Suite and a yoga studio.  Immigration kiosks have been connected to facilitate customs clearance. Skylink train system also exists for accessing any of the 5 airport terminals. International visitors can also enjoy the duty free airport shopping stores. Get the complete list of airlines  and parking options as well as locating your terminal. To learn more about ground transportation, visit this link.
Address- International Pkwy, DFW Airport, TX 75261, United States

Telephone Number - 1 972-973-3112

Dallas Love Field Airport 

This is situated at a distance of 45 minutes east of Fort Worth close to downtown Dallas. Commercial aviation is carried out here. Four airlines sere this airport namely Seaport Airlines, Delta, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines.
Address - 8008 Herb Kelleher Way, Dallas, TX 75235, United States
Telephone Number  - 1 214-670-6080

Fort Worth Meacham International Airport 

Corporate as well as general aviation tourists can reach downtown Fort Worth from this airport by traversing just 5 miles. It has 3 fixed base complete service operators, 3 maintenance facilities and onsite rental facilities. Learn more about the airport right here.

Address - 4201 N Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76106, United States
Telephone Number  - 1 817-392-5400

Spinks Airport 

This is a municipal airport around 13 miles south of downtown DFW and provides swift access to interstate 35W apart from having complete service fixed based operators, car rentals and maintenance. To know more about the airport, click here

Address - 13451 Wing Way #109, Burleson, TX 76028, United States
Telephone Number  -  1 817-392-5430

Fort Worth Alliance Airport/AFW

This has the distinction of being the 100% industrial airport for cargo and corporate aviation and the government of Fort Worth has ownership of AFW. Air, cargo, military and corporate aviation offers a vast array of flights. Find out more here.

Address - 2221 Alliance Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76177, United States
Telephone Number - 1 817-890-1000

Travel to Fort Worth By Rail

Trinity Railway Express/ TRE provides transport within the DFW area and transfer access to the airports. Trinity Railway Express (TRE)  is a convenient and efficient form of transportation. 
TRE Stations include the following: 
  • T&P
  • Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC) 
  • Richland Hills 
  • Bell 
  • CentrePort/DFW Airport 
  • West Irving 
  • Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing
  • Medical/Market Center 
  • Victory 
  • Union 
Click this link to view a map of the TRE's route, along with  data about each station.

Travel to Fort Worth By Road 

Fort Worth is readily navigable by road. Fort Worth area walking maps can be accessed here. Walking is the most efficient way to commute between different points in Fort Worth. Freeways and tollways in the DFW areas are as follows. 
Fort Worth Flyer

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Interstate Highways in Fort Worth

Interstate 20: Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway -This passes through the southern Fort Worth suburbs. 
Interstate 820: Jim Wright Freeway-This is an interstate loop circling Fort Worth 
Interstate 30: Comprising the following freeways-West, Tom Landry, East R. L. Thornton - This interstate highway is passing through Fort Worth along with other areas like Dallas and Garland. 
Interstate 35W: North and South Freeway- This interstate highway passes through Fort Worth, Denton and Hillsboro.
Interstate 635: Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway- This ends at the DFW International Airport

US Route Freeways 

Route 67: This includes the following freeways - J. Elmer, S.G.Alexander, Martin D.Love, R.L. Thornton(East) and R. L. Thornton 
Route 287: Martin Luther King Jr Freeway- This freeway passes through southeast Fort Worth, southwest Arlington and Mansfield.

State Highways of Fort Worth

State Highway 121 : Airport Freeway- Passes through Grapevine and northeast Fort Worth
State Highway 161 : Freeway passing through DFW International Airport 
State Highway 170 : Alliance Gateway Freeway: Runs from interstate 35W in Fort Worth and connects with Highway 114 
State Highway 183 : Airport Freeway, John W. Carpenter Freeway and SW Boulevard - Passes through southwest Fort Worth


Spur 97: Passes through DFW airport 
Spur 280: Connects US 287 with downtown FW
Spur 347: Freeway spur from State Highway 121 interchange into downtown Fort Worth
International Parking : Passes through DFW International Airport 
Chisholm Trail Parkway (CTP): Tollway connecting Fort Worth at Interstate 30 to US 67 in Cleburne 

Local Transportation in Fort Worth

Bus Service in Fort Worth

Fort Worth Transportation Authority called the T offers rides across Fort Worth including tourist attractions such as Stockyards and Sundance Square. You can ride a bus for no charge to downtown which includes the central business district. Special event routes are also in place for people to get to any venue fast. 

Shuttle Services 

They are available from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Love Field Airport. Go Yellow Checker Shuttle connects the DFW Airport to downtown FW hotels. Super Shuttles are also available if you book in advance. 


Molly The Trolley is free, rapid and easy way to travel in downtown Fort Worth as the route runs between Fort Worth Convention Center and Sundance Square. This trolley service operates every 15 minutes, all days of the week. Learn more about this at www.mollythetrolley.com.

Bike Sharing  

This is a healthy and eco-friendly way of getting around Fort Worth. Close to 40 docking stations are located in this city.  This includes North Southside and the Cultural District 
Learn more about bike sharing at fortworthbikesharing.org.

Cab/ Taxi Rental Services in Fort Worth

Cab or taxi rental services abound in plenty in Fort Worth. But the best in the business are preferable for their efficiency and operational convenience. Check out some of the most reputed cab companies in Fort Worth below. 

Yellow Cab Airport Taxi Services

Address - Fort Worth, TX 76039
Telephone Number - (817) 501-0781

Better Airport Service

Address - Fort Worth, TX 76102
Telephone Number - (817) 239-3000

DFW Limo Taxi Company
Address - 4429 Virginia Ln, Fort Worth, TX 76103
Telephone Number - (817) 717-3965

LSP Limo & Taxi Service

Address - 1740 W Everman Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76134
Telephone Number  - (817) 210-4792

Taxi Fort Worth Cab Services

Address  - 3931 Kirby Dr, #610, Fort Worth, TX 76155
Telephone Number  - (626) 318-1010

Executive Taxi Service

Address - 1817 Bomar Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76103
Telephone Number - (817) 877-1212

Forth Worth Taxi Service

Address - 600 S Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Telephone Number  - (214) 850-0106
Website dfwyellowcab.net

Fort Worth Taxi

Address - 4200 South Fwy, Ste 362, Fort Worth, TX 76115
Telephone Number  - (817) 242-2200
Website -  kellertaxi.com

Ft Worth Airport Taxi

Address - Fort Worth, TX 76116
Telephone Number  - 817) 688-3536
Website - fwaptaxi.com

Yellow Cab Company

Address - 2200 S Riverside Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Telephone Number  - (817) 534-5555

Awesome Transportation

Address - 819 N Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76164
Telephone Number  - (817) 995-8790

Smiley Transportation LLC

Address - 4121 Heritage Way Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76137
Telephone Number  - (817) 739-6308

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