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Richmond International Airport (RIC) offers a myriad of ground transportation options to get you to and from the airport – affordably and on time. The airport's central location offers easy access to I-64, I-295 and Pocahontas Parkway, and I-85 and is only a few short minutes from downtown Richmond.

Ever feel like you’re swimming upstream against the crowd when you travel? You won’t feel that way in our airport. We’ve redesigned our space so your experience getting in and out is easy and stress free, and we offer several ground transportation options.

To help you get on your way, we have nine rental car agencies located on site. Rental car counters are located near the central entrance of the terminal building on the lower level.


Like most large cities, Richmond offers reliable and affordable taxi service. You can find taxis at our airport in the center section of the lower level curbside, adjacent to the North and South parking garages (follow the Ground Transportation signs). Service runs from first flight departure to last flight arrival. Each listed operator offers wheelchair-accessible vehicles. For rate information, please contact any of the following companies:

Airport Taxi: 804-233-4444
Galaxy Cab Co.: 804-560-4408

Public Transportation

The Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) provides high-frequency public bus service to and from Richmond International Airport, as well as other Richmond locations. For service and schedules, call 804-358-4782.

EasyPark Shuttles (airport economy lots only)

If you park in one of our Economy Parking lots (A or B), enjoy free EasyPark shuttle service, offering transportation from the parking lots to the terminal building every 10-15 minutes. EasyPark shuttles run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For questions regarding our free shuttle service, contact Parking Services at 804-236-4030.

Whatever your destination, we’re confident your journey through our gates will be easy, convenient and stress free.

Getting to and from our airport has never been easier, so why not arrive or depart in style? Listed below are pre-authorized limousine, sedan and taxi providers we suggest you contact to pre-arrange your pickup from or delivery to the airport.

Notice to TNC Partners with Uber or Lyft

Lyft and Uber rides are available to passengers arriving to and departing from Richmond International Airport.  Passengers departing from RIC should coordinate the most convenient drop off location with their driver.  Passengers arriving to RIC have two convenient pickup options to choose from:


Pickup Option 1: 

  • Located on the upper Departures level (Ticketing & Gates), this option is most convenient for travelers without checked luggage and during periods of peak demand when Option 2 is more congested.
  • Utilizing Ride App Pickup Option 1 is as easy as 1-2-3:
    1. Navigate to the terminal curbside on the Departures level (Ticketing).
    2. Turn right and follow green “Ride App Pickup” signage.
    3. Select Upper/Departures Level in your Lyft or Uber app.


Pickup Option 2:

  • Located on the lower Arrivals level (Baggage Claim), this option is most convenient for travelers with checked luggage.
  • Utilizing Ride App Pickup Option 2 is as easy as 1-2-3:
    1. Proceed down to the lower Arrivals level (Baggage Claim) and navigate to the terminal curb outside.
    2. Turn right and follow green “Ride App Pickup” signage.
    3. Select Arrivals Level in your Lyft or Uber app.

Option 1: Departures Level (Ticketing)
Door #1


Option 2: Arrivals Level (Baggage Claim)
Door #1

Contact Us

We’re here to help. Have a question about ground transportation? Please contact RIC's Ground Transportation Department via email.

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