Transfers to and from Fairbanks International Airport

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Fairbanks International Airport Transfers

The Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) offers various transportation services to get you to and from the Airport.

Services to/from FAI, including rental cars, taxis, rideshares, shuttles, and buses, are available at the terminal grounds. Train services are not available at this facility.

The best time of year to visit Fairbanks for warm-weather activities is from late June to late July.

In Fairbanks, the summers are long, comfortable, and mostly cloudy, and the winters are frigid, snowy, and partly cloudy.

Over the year, the temperature typically varies from -13°F to 73°F and is rarely below -39°F or above 83°F.

Planning your transfer options before hitting the road will give you peace of mind in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Before leaving your home, know what items are allowed in your carry-on bag, what you can pack in your checked baggage, and what items are prohibited.

For the convenience and direction of the riding public, passengers may approach the Airport Information Desk for additional transport assistance anytime.

Airport Information Desk Phone: +1 907-474-2500.

Its staff would help and support passengers in the airport terminal, dealing with requests for information and keeping passengers updated on changes to flights. They can also give out up-to-date information on flights and services.

Generally, they provide all necessary help and support to passengers as required by our customer airlines which may include check-in, baggage processing, reservations and ticketing, boarding of flights, air-bridge, operation, greeting arriving passengers, handling of VIPs, providing special passenger assistance, handling customer complaints and other duties as assigned.

Finally, travelers should only transact at the airport counters and other legitimate establishments for their safety.

Rental Car Services at Fairbanks International Airport

Car Rental Counters are at the Arrivals Hall near the Baggage Claim area.

Generally, the rental facility is open 24/7, but you can inquire about specific service hours and return procedures at your service provider. See all rental car companies at Fairbanks International Airport.

  • To speed up the process when picking up your vehicle at the facility, please have your valid driving license, passport, and credit card ready to present at the counter.
  • As soon as you have submitted any necessary paperwork, someone will bring you your car key and lead you to where your vehicle is stored.
  • Plan and book your rental car as soon as possible ahead of your trip. Also, check with your rental car company to confirm your reservation ahead of your trip.
  • When ready to return your vehicle to the car rental center, remove all personal items before turning over the rented vehicle to the designated facility.
  • Allow plenty of time for your drive when returning the vehicle. If you're not sure where to go, give the rental company a call.
  • When renting a vehicle, customers must abide by the Terms and Conditions of the rental company at all times.
  • Don't hesitate to contact the rental car company directly for item(s) lost and found inside the vehicle.
  • If you believe you lost an item near the rental offices, don't hesitate to contact the Lost and Found Office at +1 907-474-2501.

Ride Shares at Fairbanks International Airport

Rideshares can pick up and drop passengers at the designated area in front of the terminal building.

  • Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company's app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver.
  • They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.
  • For added safety, ridesharing apps should let users verify the identity of drivers by checking out their faces, license plates, and colors.

Taxis at Fairbanks International Airport

Taxis can pick up and drop off passengers at the designated taxi ports at Ground Transportation Center.

Depending on the location, a one-way fare between Fairbanks International Airport and Downtown should be less than $25. More information about taxis at Fairbanks International Airport.

Trains at Fairbanks International Airport

Trains are not available to/from this gateway.

For speed, safety, and convenience, guests can rent a car, grab a cab, or book a shared ride from the Airport. Additional information about train services near Fairbanks International Airport.

Please approach the Airport Information Desk if you need other transportation assistance.

Buses at Fairbanks International Airport

Public buses are available from the Ground Transportation Center in front of the airport terminal. Further information about buses to and from Fairbanks International Airport.

Hotel Shuttle Services at Fairbanks International Airport

Many hotels in the area provide shuttle services. Passengers may confirm if this is available at their accommodation with their respective hotel.

Your shuttle should be available at the parking section at the Ground Transportation Center in front of the terminal.

Parking at Fairbanks International Airport

In Fairbanks, Alaska, this facility provides parking spaces for customers who want to leave their vehicles for safekeeping. See more information about long and short-term parking at Fairbanks International Airport.

Note that parking reservation is unavailable at this Airport.

If you have parking-related concerns that require immediate attention, please give the Division Operations Manager a call at +1 907-474-2521.

Cash and credit card payments at the facility.