Austin Bergstrom International Airport

Austin, US


Getting into Austin

Bus or taxi


The 100 MetroAirport bus provides direct service to downtown Austin. Buses depart every 30 minutes on the hour and half-past. Total journey time is approximately 20-30 minutes. The fare is USD 1.75 and exact change is needed. Bus passes can also be purchased via the Capital Metro app.

Main Terminal, landside, lower level, outside baggage claim to the far right of the terminal
Hours: 05:30-00:06 Mon-Fri, 06:00-23:36 Sat, 08:00-23:33 Sun


Taxis are available outside the lower level of the airport. Minimum fare is USD 13.10, including airport surcharge. The approximate cost is USD 26, depending on your destination. Credit card payments are accepted. Lyft and Uber networks serve the Austin metropolitan area, including the airport.

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Vino Volo

Wine Lounge and restaurant

For a classy experience we recommend Vino Volo, an innovative wine lounge, restaurant and wine shop.

Main Terminal, after security, upper level, gate 13
Hours: Mon-Sat 09:00-21:00; Sun 12:00-21:00

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Cafés and bars

no 24-hour venues

Cafés and bars located past security generally open one hour before departures from nearby gates and remain open up to 30 minutes after the last scheduled flight arrives.

Various bars and cafés have fixed opening hours:

Earl Campbell’s Sports Bar

Main Terminal, after security, upper level, gate 13

7:00 - 19:00

Waterloo Records/Austin City Limits

Main Terminal, after security, upper level, gate 13

Sun-Fri 6:00 - 19:00; Sat 6:00 - 18:00

The Saxon Pub and Grub

Main Terminal, after security, upper level, gate 5

Sun 12:00- 18:15; Mon-Fri 10:30 - 18:15; Sat 10:30 - 18:00

Live music: Thur & Fri 14:00 to 16:00

Annie’s Café & Bar

Main Terminal, after security, upper level, gate 18

Food: Sun-Fri 6:00 to 19:00; Sat 6:00 to 18:30

Bar: Mon-Fri 9:30 to 19:00 ; Sat 9:30 to 18:30; Sun noon to 19:00

Live Music: Mon-Fri 13:00 to 15:00. 

Ruta Maya

Main Terminal, after security, upper level, gate 18

Sun-Fri 5:00 to 19:00; Sat 5:00 to 17:00

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Amy's Ice Creams

Hundreds of Handmade Flavors

Founded in 1984, Amy's Ice Creams has been loved by locals and foreigners ever since. The small company offers hundreds of rotating flavors together with a small stock of standard flavors. Mexican Vanilla is the flavor that made this place famous. Try it!

  • Amy's Ice Creams
    Location: airside, next to gate 12
    Opening hours: 09:00-20:00 (Sun-Fri), 11:00-18:00 (Sat)
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Salt Lick Bar-B-Que

Authentic Texas BBQ

If you’re looking for a good place to eat at the airport, head to Salt Lick Bar-B-Que. Get a quick taste of Texas by loading up on smoked meat on freshly baked breads and salads. 

Main Terminal, after security, upper level, near gate 12
Hours: Sun-Fri 05:00-19:00 , Sat 05:00-18:00 

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Two lounges for travellers

Both lounges are located at Main Terminal, after security across from Gate 13, upstairs at mezzanine level, accessible by stairs or elevator.

AA Admirals Club

Lounge access for members and one-day pass holders. Day pass USD 50.
Additional access available for select First and Business class international, transcon and oneworld Emerald and Sapphire customers. 
Hours: 04:45-19:30 Sun-Fri, 04:45- 18:00 Sat

United Club

Available to many Star Alliance passengers (double check with Star Alliance lounge policy) and day pass holders. Day pass USD 50.
Hours: 05:00-19:30 Sun-Fri, 05:00-18:45 Sat

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Power Outlets

PowerPort computer stations

PowerPort computer stations are available on the concourse, providing internet access, battery and cell phone chargers, USB ports, and printing.

Main Terminal, airside, upper level, across from gate 6 and between gates 15 and 17

Wireless recharging of mobile devices are also available at new seating. Each of the new 3-seat arrangements share USB power outputs and Duracell Powermats.

Main Terminal, airside, upper level, Gates 4, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23

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Art in the Airport

Airport has lots of artwork to see

There are exhibits and architectural installations throughout the terminal. Some works are permanent and fixed, while others change on occasion. Enjoy these artworks as you joney throught the airport. 

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Arrive earlier

at least 90 minutes

Passengers are advised to arrive in the airport terminal at least 90 minutes prior to flights departure time.

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Music in the Air

Live music performances

Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World so it’s only right that the airport displays this tradition to its international clientele. AUS offers regular performances at several venues from Monday to Saturday.

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Various options

Main Terminal, landside, upper level, ticket lobby, next to TaxFree Shopping

Main Terminal, landside, lower level, baggage claim, across from carousel 4

Main Terminal, airside, upper level, gate 7 
Main Terminal, airside, upper level, gate 13 

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Save on Your Car Rental

Lowest Price Guaranteed

Austin-Bergstrom Airport recently opened a new rental car facility. It offers a five-level parking garage and eleven car hire agencies.
Level 1 has Hertz, Dollar, and Thrifty
Level 2 is National, Alamo, Enterprise, and Fox; Level is Avis, Budget, Advantage, and Payless.

From the upper level/ticketing, walk across one of the pedestrian bridges and follow the signs to the Rental Car Facility. The East end pedestrian bridge is closest to the garage. Check-in is on the second floor.

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Not available

There are no showers available at AUS.

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