Ground Transportation

Light Rail

Need to get from the airport to your downtown hotel? It will cost you $2 one-way if you take Phoenix’s Valley Metro light-rail system (or $4 for an all-day pass). Visit

The free PHX Sky Train people-mover transports you from the airport to the 44th Street/Washington Street light-rail station, and from there it is just a 15-minute air-conditioned ride to the downtown hotels and the Convention Center. The light-rail system is also the easiest way to get to downtown restaurants, museums, and other amenities.


Blue SuperShuttle van

Group Name: The Geological Society of America

Discount Code: KF3LH

Book a Ride

Where to enter your code: To use your code simply enter it in the “DISCOUNT CODE” box on the first page of the website when making your reservations at, or click on the link above.

Discount: Your discount gives you the following discounts made online:

  • 10% off one-way and 10% off round-trip SuperShuttle shared rides;
  • 10% off one-way and 10% off round-trip ExecuCar private sedans; and
  • 10% off one-way and 10% off round-trip ExecuCar private SUVs

Discount does not apply to exclusive/non-stop vans (which are already discounted).

Reservations: For special reservation questions call 1-800 BLUE VAN (+1-800-258-3826), available 24/7. Please note that if you call in your reservation instead of booking and paying online with your discount code, then your discount is not valid and a $3 call center fee applies. Group desk is open Monday to Friday – 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Arizona time (closed on weekends).

SuperShuttle Arrival Procedures: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

  • SuperShuttle: After collecting luggage, customer must present confirmation number to the uniformed Customer Service Representative for further assistance. Curbs are staffed from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, 7 days a week.
  • Terminal 2: Customer must exit Door #8, which is at the east end of the terminal past baggage claim, and continue east to the middle island/median. Note: The shuttle check-in counter by baggage is not for SuperShuttle customers.
  • Terminal 3: Exit door 8 (South Curb), Proceed to the outer curb & look for the Van Service sign.
  • Terminal 4: Customer will proceed to door 8 in baggage claim and check into the SuperShuttle Customer Service Counter.
  • After Hours: Call the dispatch office directly at +1-602-232-4601 or contact one of our vans circulating the airport at all terminals.

SuperShuttle Arrival Procedures: Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

  • SuperShuttle: Advance reservations are required. Upon arrival, follow the signs to the baggage claim and collect your luggage. Proceed outside the terminal to the “Ground Transportation” loading zone. Your vehicle will be waiting curbside to transport you to your destination
  • ExecuCar Meet & Greet: Guest will locate the operator at the entrance of the baggage claim area. The operator will have a sign displaying the guest’s name. If unable to locate operator , guest may call +1-601-232-4606 for assistance.
  • ExecuCar Will Call: Upon arrival and after collecting luggage, guest must call +1-602-232-4606 to coordinate pick up at the designated pickup location.
  • Terminals 2, 3 & 4: Passenger should follow signs to the “Courtesy & Prearranged Transportation” designated pick up location situated on the center island.

IMPORTANT: please make sure everyone in your group is ready to go before approaching the SuperShuttle representative, if 2 or more are traveling together. Don’t leave anyone behind.

SuperShuttle Departure Procedures

The pickup location will be outside of the hotel front lobby. Let the bellman know of your SuperShuttle transportation arrangements.

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Taxi terminal access is as follows:

  • Terminal 2: east outside door # 8
  • Terminal 3: North curb, outside door # 7
  • Terminal 4: Level 1, North curb, outside door # 7 and south curb, outside door #6

The following taxis are contracted to pick up passengers at Phoenix Sky Harbor:

  • AAA/Yellow Cab
  • Mayflower Cab
  • VIP Taxi

Rates remain the same regardless of company, number of passengers and number of bags. The first mile is $5. Each additional mile is $2.30. Each hour of a traffic delay is $23. The minimum fare is $15.

Effective June 18, 2016, a new $17 flat rate is in place to downtown Phoenix within the following boundaries:

  • North boundary: Roosevelt Street
  • South boundary: Lincoln Street
  • West boundary: Seventh Avenue
  • East boundary: Seventh Street

Wheelchair-accessible taxis are available upon request. All major credit cards are accepted.


Ride share services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Terminal pick-up locations for ride share service providers are as follows:

  • Terminal 2: east outside door #8
  • Terminal 3: South curb, west end outside door #4
  • Terminal 4: Level 1, north curb, far west end outside door #1
  • Terminal 4: Level 1, south curb, far east end, outside door #8.

Travel Tip: Customers should arrange their ride once they have all of their bags and are ready to exit the terminal.

Phoenix Dial-a-Ride

This service is available seven days a week for people with disabilities. Hours: 5 a.m.–10 p.m. To reserve your ride, call +1-602-253-5000. For more information, go to