Miami airport FAQs
Answers to passengers frequently asked questions
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Covid: What to take into account when entering the United States?
As of May 12, 2023, noncitizen nonimmigrant visitors to the U.S. arriving by air or arriving by land or sea no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you plan to visit the U.S., you do not need to be tested or vaccinated for COVID-19. U.S. citizens going abroad, check with the Department of State for travel advisories.
How to move between the terminals and the central station?
The MIA Mover is a free train that connects passengers to the various lounges of Miami Airport and the central station from which you access the Metrobus, trains and the Rental Car Center. The stop is on the 3rd level between Dolphin and Flamingo Garage. In turn, the Skytrain covers the route along the concourse D.
What's the best way to get to South Beach?
The Miami Beach Airport Express Bus (line 150) departs every 30 minutes from 6.00 am to 11.40 pm from Central Station to South Beach. It is the budget option ($2.25 USD) with a journey time of 30 minutes. An Uber costs between $15 and $20 and a shuttle (RedCoach) $13
Where to wait for the UBER?
Ride-sharing apps such as Uber or Lyft have passenger collection areas at the Arrivals level (1) in the middle and outside the gates 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 15, 20 and 23.
What to do in case a long layover?
If you have a connecting flight of several hours, Miami Airport has many services for your wait: more than 200 options (among shops, cafes and restaurants) many of them available 24 hours a day. In addition to an art gallery, a Yoga room in Terminal H, a prayer room in Terminal D between the international arrivals and the Carousel 22. There is also a beauty salon and Spa with massages on the 2o level of Terminal Sur H and another in Terminal Sur J In turn for children there is the Plane Fun: a unique and interactive children's area. Located in Concourse E, near Gate E5 and accessible from Concourse D as well. For convenience, you can access the VIP lounges located in all terminals or rest at the airport's HOTEL.
Is it possible to storage luggage?
Miami airport has a luggage storage service (8 am to 8 pm) on the second level of Central Terminal E. Rates depend on the size of each piece of luggage, but starts from USD 11 and up per day.
Is there any direct connection between MIA airport and Orlando parks and hotels?
The express bus service RedCoach connects MIA airport to the Orlando, Disney (from $39) and Universal Studios hotel area (from $47). He also goes to Orlando Airport and other Florida locations such as Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Tampa, West Palm Beach and Atlanta, Georgia.
Is there any direct connection to Fort Lauderdale Airport?
In addition to the taxi (USD 40 - 30 min trip), the Redcoach bus takes about the same amount of time, but limited departure options mean you might be waiting a while to catch it (from USD 13). The Tri-Rail train is the most affordable option (USD 3.75), although it is also the slowest. Since while it is 40 minutes, both stations are located outside their respective airport and require the use of a free shuttle service to leave or enter the terminal. In general, it takes about an hour for the entire trip.
What to do in case of losing personal belongings at the airport?
The airport's Lost and Found counters are located in North Terminal D - Level 4 and are open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. 6 p.m. or complete the Lost Item Claim Form
Where to find the information desks?
Assistance desks are located at Terminals D, E, H and J, including the main counter at Central Terminal E, Level 2, near the airport hotel. Open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. There are also volunteers scattered throughout the rooms.
Is there free Wifi internet access?
Internet access at Miami Airport is free of charge with advertising. The service is available on the MIA-WiFi Network in all public covered areas of Miami International Airport, including the main terminal, departure gates, luggage collection and the Miami International Airport Hotel.
Are there currency exchange desks in MIA Airport?
There are currency exchange counters in all terminals: on the second level, in the reception areas of each concourse (lobby E 1st level and lobby J 3rd level), and after the security checkpoints: one inside the concourse J and another one in lobby D. There is also a counter in the E Satellite building, open every day from 5:30 am at 11 p.m. There are also ATMs and a Bank of America branch.
How much does it cost to park at MIA Airport?
Parking fees at Miami Airport starts from $2.00 every 20 minutes. Maximum daily rate $17.00. The maximum rate applies after 2 hours and 40 minutes. It has covered parking (Dolphin Garage concourses D and E and Flamingo Garage concourses F, G, H and J). There is Valet Parking service, reserved spaces for passengers with reduced mobility, waiting lots and parking for electronic vehicles.
Is there any breastfeeding room?
Through the MIAmamas suites, mothers with babies have a private and exclusive space to feed or baby change facilities. The units are located in each of the MIA lobbies, after security.
Is there a smoking area?
Smoking areas are located outside the terminals at Level 1 (arrivals) and Level 2 (departures) across the street from concourses D, E, F, H and J, and inside concourse D in the TGI Friday smoking lounge near Gate D-36.