Getting Around San Antonio, TX

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  • Getting Around San Antonio: We've included information about the airport, ground transportation, parking and several useful maps of the city. Check out the provided links below and welcome to San Antonio! All information courtesy of VisitSanAntonio.comMap - San Antonio Metro Area
  • Map - San Antonio Downtown Area
  • San Antonio International Airport "The San Antonio International Airport is approximately 8.5 miles from the downtown business district with a travel time of approximately 15 minutes by car.  Click here for a variety of ground transportation options."
  • VIVA is a new service line from VIA Metropolitan Transit that takes you to the most visited sites and attractions in the heart of San Antonio.The three distinct VIVA routes connect riders with historic places, opportunities to learn and discover, classic and contemporary art, and popular dining and entertainment spots. Click here for more information and schedules. 

  • River TaxiThe River Taxi stops at 39 locations on the River Walk. Purchase a one-way pass for $10, one-day pass for $12 or a 3-day pass, $25.  Click here to see the river taxi route.  Look for the river cruiser with the black and yellow checkered flag or black and red checkered flag (prices vary).  For more information, click here.
  • HAIL A CAB™ is the fastest way to catch a cab! With just a few taps on your smartphone, a licensed taxi driver in a city regulated vehicle will be on its way to your location. Features include: locate and track your cab in real time, find the closest cab to your current location or pick-up address and schedule future pick-ups. Wheelchair accessible taxis can be ordered from the HAIL A CAB™ app. The app is available for iOS and Android devices and is free and secure. Download the HAIL A CAB™ app from your mobile app store or by visiting For taxi travel within the downtown area, there is a minimum charge of $5 from 7 am-7 pm and $6 from 7 pm-7 am.  Two - six people ride for the price of one.
  • Pango Parking Locator AppThe City of San Antonio has launched the downtown parking locator app provided by Pango Mobile Parking. This FREE parking locator app helps motorists find parking using their smartphone’s location. The app includes parking rates and current availability for all downtown parking locations. The app is available for iOS and Android devices and is free and secure. Download the Pango Parking app from your mobile app store or by visiting