AIRPORT RAIL LINK

Airport
rail link “Airport Express Train” redirects here. For other uses, see
Airport Express Train (disambiguation). For stations named “Airport”,
see Airport Station. A Narita Express Train to Tokyo’s Narita
International Airport An airport rail link is a service providing
passenger rail transport from an airport to a nearby city; by mainline-
or commuter trains, rapid transit, people mover or light rail. Direct
links operate straight to the airport terminal, while other systems
require an intermediate use of people mover or shuttle bus. Although
airport rail links have been popular solutions in Europe and Japan for
decades, only recently have links been constructed in North America and
Oceania, and the rest of Asia. Advantages for the rider include faster
travel time and easy interconnection with other public transport, while
authorities have benefited from less highway and parking congestion,
less pollution, and additional business opportunities. Additionally, the
links benefit airports by drawing in more passengers via easy access.
Mass transit Airport Express Line, Beijing Subway For airports built
within or close to the city limits, extending mass transit urban rail
systems like rapid transit or light rail to airport terminals allows
full integration with other public transport in the city, and seamless
transport to all parts of town. Service frequency will be high, although
travel time is a drawback as the services make many intermediate stops
before reaching the city center and thus there may not be enough space
for the baggage commonly carried by airport-bound passengers.
Furthermore, luggage stowing facilities are not commonly found on mass
transit vehicles as their primary objective is to provide high-capacity
transport, as in the Airport, Inner West & South Line in Sydney,
Australia. A common solution involves building a separate people mover
from a mass transit station to the airport terminal (see below), often
using automated systems, allowing faster travel time and fare
discrimination, for instance Orlyval. Because they are solely dedicated
to passengers using the airport, luggage stowing facilities are more
likely to appear on these systems. The first rapid transit station to
connect an airport with a mass transit system was the Berlin U-Bahn’s
Paradestraße station which opened in 1927 as Flughafen (Airport) and was
built to provide direct access to Berlin Tempelhof Airport. The
connection between Tempelhof Airport and the Berlin U-Bahn at
Paradestraße was however revoked in 1937 and the preceding station Platz
der Luftbrücke was instead granted that connection and remained so
until Tempelhof Airport’s closure in 2008. Other early examples of mass
transit stations located at airports include the MBTA Blue Line’s
Airport station which is situated at Boston’s Logan International
Airport and opened for service in 1952 and rebuilt in 2004, and
Cleveland RTA Rapid Transit Red Line’s Cleveland Hopkins International
Airport station which opened in 1968 and rebuilt in 1994. Mainline rail
Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen Fernbahnhof Dedicated railway lines to
airports have become popular since the 1980s. In many cases, there are
stations at the airport terminal(s) for express, intercity and commuter
trains, allowing direct travel to the check-in halls. In most cases,
this solution requires the building of new track, whether it is a newly
built main line or a branch (spur) line) from an existing main line. A
cheaper option is to open a new station on an existing line, again
connected to the airport by people mover or shuttle bus (see below).
While this option is commonly chosen to reduce construction costs, it is
only feasible when the station is located within proximity to the
airport itself. Two early examples of mainline rail stations built to
serve an airport are Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen station (which opened
in 1951 and serves Berlin Schönefeld Airport) and Frankfurt Airport
regional station (which opened in 1972 and is one of the two railway
stations that serve Frankfurt Airport). Integration with intercity
services has produced alliances where airlines sell air tickets that
include the connecting rail service. Central Europe has seen integration
of high-speed rail into airports, with domestic and international TGV
and ICE services from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris and Frankfurt
Airport. Because of this, many airport railway stations have received
IATA codes. Yet another option for airports is to use a high-speed
“airport express” train to the city centre, especially if the airport is
outside the urban area and some way from the mass transit system, but a
direct downtown service is required, such as Flytoget serving Oslo
Airport, Gardermoen. There are various ways this can be done: it may
operate on a combination of existing and newly built mainline rail or
mass transit track using a dedicated fleet of rolling stock designed for
airport service. These solutions often have the drawback of lower
frequencies (e.g. twice per hour), and often charge a premium fare
higher than other services, but are more likely to have luxury features
such as luggage racks, power outlets, Wifi, and washrooms. Most
dedicated railways use mainline trains and trackage, while mass transit
“airport express” lines are usually found in Asia, as in the case of the
Airport Express Line in Hong Kong. Other airports, such as London
Heathrow Airport, are served by both express trains and mass transit.
Shuttle In many cases, there is no train station directly at the
airport, usually because the infrastructure on which the service
operates makes it impractical to build such a station. When this
happens, a shuttle system is required for the last part of the journey;
using either a people mover (often automated, such as AirTrain JFK in
New York City) or a bus. The former allows low operating costs[citation
needed] and higher perceived quality; the latter does not require
specialized infrastructure to be built, and is often the preferred
choice at smaller or low-cost airports. Shuttles do not provide a direct
connection, and often involve a wait for a transfer to the next stage
of the journey. Thus their market shares are often lower. In some
airports, such as San Francisco International Airport, the rail link may
not serve some or all of the terminals or concourses directly;
passengers using terminals that lack such connections must use an people
mover or airport circulator to access their terminal. These circulators
typically also serve parking lots, and sometimes airport hotels and
off-site car rental locations. Connection types One-seat ride via
main-line train Commuter rail-type service directly from a city centre
to the airport, without needing to change trains and sometimes without
intermediate stops; Africa Casablanca Airport, Morocco, via ONCF.
Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport via Gautrain Asia Airport
Express train, Hong Kong Bangkok Don Muang International Airport via
State Railway of Thailand Suvarnabhumi Airport via Suvarnabhumi Airport
Express Changchun Longjia International Airport via Changchun–Jilin
Intercity Railway Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport via
Chengdu–Guiyang High-Speed Railway Guiyang Longdongbao International
Airport via Guiyang–Guangzhou High-Speed Railway Haikou Meilan
International Airport via Hainan Eastern Ring Railway Hong Kong
International Airport via Airport Express İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport
via Suburban Train of İzmir Kuala Lumpur International Airport via KLIA
Ekspres Lanzhou Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport via Lanzhou–Zhongchuan
Airport Intercity Railway Medan Kuala Namu International Airport via
Railink Nagoya Chubu Centrair International Airport via Nagoya
Railroad’s Meitetsu Airport Line New Delhi Indira Gandhi International
Airport via the Delhi Airport Metro Express Osaka Kansai International
Airport via JR West’s Haruka and Nankai Railway’s Rapi:t Padang
Minangkabau International Airport via Railink (under construction)
Sapporo Chitose International Airport via JR Hokkaido’s Chitose Line
Seoul Incheon and Gimpo airports via A’REX Sendai Airport via Sendai
Airport Line Shanghai Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport via High
Speed Rail lines to Beijing, Hangzhou, and Nanjing Shanghai Pudong
International Airport via Shanghai Maglev Train Tel Aviv Ben Gurion
International Airport via Israel Railways Tokyo Narita International
Airport via JR East’s Narita Express and Keisei Electric Railway’s
Skyliner Tokyo Haneda International Airport via Tokyo Monorail and
Keikyu’s Airport Line Taiwan Taoyuan International airport express from
Taipei Main Station (under construction). Part of Taoyuan Mass Rapid
Transit System. Turpan Jiaohe Airport via Turpan North Station of the
Lanzhou–Ürümqi High-Speed Railway Vladivostok International Airport via
Aeroexpress, also makes several stops along the way in a commuter
service Europe London’s Heathrow Express runs non- stop from Paddington
Station to Heathrow Airport. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport via the Thalys
and Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways) Athens Eleftherios Venizelos
Airport via the Proastiakos suburban railway service Barcelona
International Airport via RENFE commuter train Belfast George Best
Belfast City Airport via Belfast-Bangor Line run by Northern Ireland
Railways. Berlin Brandenburg Airport via regional, InterCity,
InterCityExpress and EuroCity rail (starting March 2013)[dated info]
Birmingham Airport via Arriva Trains Wales, CrossCountry, London Midland
and Virgin Trains. Brussels Airport via National Railway Company of
Belgium Budapest Ferihegy International Airport by MÁV (to and from the
now defunct Terminal 1 only) Cologne Bonn Airport via ICE high-speed,
regional and local trains. Copenhagen Airport via Kystbanen and
InterCity services; direct trains to many cities in Denmark and Sweden.
Düsseldorf International Airport via ICE high-speed, InterCity, regional
and local trains. Frankfurt International Airport via ICE high-speed,
InterCity, regional and local trains. Friedrichshafen Airport near Lake
Constance by regional train. Geneva-Cointrin Airport via Swiss Federal
Railways Glasgow, Prestwick International Airport via the Ayrshire Coast
Line. Kazan International Airport via Aeroexpress to
Kazan–Passazhirskaya. Kerry International Airport via Mallow- Tralee
line from Farranfore run by Irish Rail. Krakow Airport to/from city
centre via local trains Leipzig/Halle Airport via local and InterCity
trains. London Heathrow Airport via Heathrow Express and Heathrow
Connect. Gatwick Airport via Gatwick Express and other Brighton Main
Line services. Stansted Airport via Stansted Express, Abellio Greater
Anglia and CrossCountry. Luton Airport via Thameslink or East Midlands
Trains. Southend Airport via Abellio Greater Anglia service. Lyon airport via TGV. Lübeck, Lübeck
Airport non-stop via regional trains. Manchester Airport (TransPennine
Express, Northern Rail operated as per a normal train service). Malaga
Airport via Cercanias Malaga service. Milan Malpensa International
Airport via Malpensa Express.[1] Moscow. Trains operated by Aeroexpress
company to the city’s three main airports: Domodedovo International
Airport Vnukovo Airport Sheremetyevo International Airport Newcastle
Airport via the Tyne and Wear Metro. A BM71 Airport Express train of
Flytoget at Oslo Central Station Oslo Airport, Gardermoen via the
Airport Express Train and InterCity trains. Paris Charles de Gaulle
Airport via TGV to many French cities, or local RER to Paris Gare du
Nord. Palermo Airport via local trains Pisa Galileo Galilei
International Airport: connections to Pisa’s central station and
Florence Rome Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport via Leonardo
Express,[2] the station is also served by the regional service FL1 Sochi
International Airport via Aeroexpress Sofia Airport via Sofia Metro
Southampton Airport by South West Trains and CrossCountry Stockholm
Arlanda via Arlanda Express and InterCity, and local commuter trains.
Strasbourg Airport via TER Alsace regional trains Vienna International
Airport via City Airport Train (CAT) Vilnius International Airport via
Lithuanian Railways Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport via Szybka Kolej
Miejska (Warsaw). And new Modlin Airport being built for no-frills
airlines (rail to be opened later)[dated info] Trondheim Airport,
Norway, via regional trains on Nordlandsbanen. Zürich Airport via Swiss
Federal Railways North America Anchorage International Airport via
Alaska Railroad (Service available to cruise passengers only) Bob Hope
Airport (Los Angeles area) via Metrolink and Amtrak Denver International
Airport via Regional Transportation District East Rail Line (Complete
2016) Philadelphia International Airport via SEPTA Regional Rail T.F.
Green Airport via MBTA Commuter Rail South Bend Regional Airport via
South Shore Line (NICTD) Toronto Pearson International Airport via Union
Pearson Express Oceania Brisbane Airport, Brisbane via Airtrain Sydney
Airport, Sydney via Airport, Inner West & South Line One-seat ride
via local public transport Many cities also provide a link to their
airports through their rapid transit or light rail systems, which,
unlike express trains, often make numerous stops on the way to the
airport. At some airports, such as O’Hare in Chicago or
Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta, the rapid transit train only visits one
terminal or concourse; passengers must transfer to an airport circulator
(people mover system) to reach other terminals or concourses. Asia
KMRT’s Kaohsiung International Airport Station Bangkok Suvarnabhumi
International Airport via Suvarnabhumi Airport City Line Beijing Capital
International Airport via Beijing Subway Airport Line Busan Gimhae
International Airport via BGLRT Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport
via Line 3 Dubai International Airport via Dubai Metro Red Line Fukuoka
Airport via Fukuoka Subway Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport via
Line 3 Gwangju International Airport via Gwangju Subway Line 1 İzmir
Adnan Menderes Airport via Suburban Train of İzmir Kaohsiung
International Airport via Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit Red Line Kolkata
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport via Kolkata Suburban
Railway Airport Line EMUs (known as BimanBandar Locals) Kobe Airport via
Port Liner Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur International Airport & KLIA2
via the KLIA Transit Subang Airport via Port Klang Line at Subang Jaya
station, the upcoming Subang Airport shuttle service Kunming Changshui
International Airport via Line 6 Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
International Airport via Mumbai Metro (under construction) Naha Airport
via Okinawa Monorail Nanjing Lukou International Airport via Line S1
New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport via Delhi Airport Metro
Express (Orange Line of Delhi Metro) Ningbo Lishe International Airport
via Line 2, Ningbo Rail Transit Osaka International Airport (Itami) via
Osaka Monorail Seoul Gimpo International Airport via Seoul Subway Line 5
& Seoul Subway Line 9 Shanghai Shanghai Hongqiao International
Airport via Shanghai Metro Line 2 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
via Shanghai Metro Line 2 Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport via
Luobao Line Singapore Changi Airport via SMRT Corporation’s East West
MRT Line (cross- platform interchange at Tanah Merah MRT Station since
2004, shuttle service only) Taipei Taipei Songshan Airport via Taipei
Metro Neihu Line Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport via Taoyuan
International Airport MRT and Taoyuan Metro Blue Line (under
construction, to begin service March 2016) Tianjin Binhai International
Airport via Line 2 Tokyo Narita International Airport via JR East’s
Airport Narita Tokyo Haneda Airport via Tokyo Monorail’s Local and Rapid
services or Keihin Electric Express Railway Yogyakarta Adisucipto
International Airport via Indonesian Railway Network Europe Copenhagen
Metro has unmanned trains. Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport via the
Athens Metro Berlin Brandenburg Airport via Berlin S- Bahn (beginning 3
June 2012, Berlin- Schonefeld International Airport connected until
then) Bremen Airport by Bremer Straßenbahn Copenhagen Airport via
Copenhagen Metro Dresden Airport via Dresden S-Bahn Edinburgh Airport
via Edinburgh Trams (This will link into a new airport railway station
on the existing Edinburgh to Aberdeen railway line) Frankfurt
International Airport via Rhein- Main S-Bahn and Regional-Express.
Hamburg Airport via Hamburg S-Bahn, mass rapid transit, green line
Hannover Airport via S-Bahn Helsinki, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport via Ring
Rail Line Istanbul Ataturk International Airport via Istanbul’s Light
metro Kerry Airport via Iarnrod Eireann services to Farranfore from
Tralee and Mallow Kiev International Airport via Kiev Urban Electric
Train and commuter and regional trains stopping at Kiev-Volynskyi
station (0.5 km away from the airport) London: Heathrow Airport via the
London Underground’s Piccadilly line London City Airport via the
Docklands Light Railway Lisbon Airport via Lisbon Metro Lyon Airport via
Rhônexpress Madrid Barajas International Airport via Madrid Metro Line
8. It used to have check- in facilities in the city center terminus of
the line, that has been abandoned due to high costs and low use. Also
via Cercanías Madrid commuter trains by RENFE (which commenced service
in 2011). Manchester Airport via Manchester Metrolink[3] Munich
International Airport via Munich S- Bahn Newcastle Airport via the Tyne
and Wear Metro Nuremberg Airport via Nuremberg U-Bahn Oporto via Metro
do Porto Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport via RER B Stuttgart Airport via
Stuttgart S-Bahn Turin Caselle Airport via Turin Metro Vienna
International Airport via Vienna S- Bahn Zurich Airport via Zürich trams
and Stadtbahn Glattal North America A Baltimore Light Rail vehicle at
BWI’s international terminal Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International
Airport (domestic terminal) via MARTA Baltimore-Washington International
Airport via Baltimore Light Rail Cleveland Hopkins International
Airport via Cleveland Rapid Transit (the first direct rail connection in
the United States) Chicago O’Hare International Airport via Chicago ‘L’
Blue Line Chicago Midway International Airport via Chicago ‘L’ Orange
Line Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport via DART Orange Line Mexico
City International Airport via the Mexico City Metro’s Line 5
Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport via the METRO Blue Line
Oakland International Airport via Bay Area Rapid Transit Portland
International Airport via Portland MAX Salt Lake City International
Airport via TRAX (Green Line) San Francisco International Airport via
Bay Area Rapid Transit Seattle-Tacoma International Airport via Central
Link St. Louis’ Lambert-St. Louis International Airport via the St.
Louis MetroLink Vancouver International Airport via SkyTrain Canada Line
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport via the Washington Metro
Dulles International Airport via Washington Metro (under construction)
Toronto Billy Bishop Airport via Route 509 Harbourfront stop at Queens
Quay and Bathurst and requires users to walk 300 metres (980 ft) south
along Eireann Quay to airport ferry terminal/tunnel Rail to airport
people mover A hybrid solution adopted in some cities is a direct rail
connection to an airport train station instead of to the airport itself.
At the airport train station, the passenger switches to a people mover
or other train that goes to the airport terminals. The same system can
also serve passengers moving between different terminals and traveling
between the terminals and car rental lots or parking areas. Several very
large airports have rail stations near some terminals, but people
movers are used by many to get to some other terminals. Examples:
Paris-de Gaulle and Oakland. Europe Paris Orly Airport via Orlyval, a
people mover that connects to the RER network at Antony Birmingham
International Airport via a pair of light-rail vehicles, connects the
airport terminal to Birmingham International Railway Station, where the
West Coast Main Line runs to Birmingham, Coventry and London Düsseldorf
International Airport via SkyTrain a short suspension railway that
connects the terminals with the airport railway station (see above)
North America John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City via
AirTrain JFK to Jamaica station (Long Island Rail Road trains and New
York City Subway E J Z trains) or Howard Beach – JFK Airport (A trains).
Miami International Airport via an airport People Mover and Miami
Central Station, which is a stop for the Miami-Dade Metrorail and Amtrak
and Tri-Rail. Newark Liberty International Airport via AirTrain Newark
and its train station, a stop for Amtrak and NJ Transit (Used by United
Airlines as if it were a connecting airline.[4]) Oakland International
Airport via BART to OAK Airport, a BART Automated Guideway Transit (AGT)
system between the Coliseum Station ( BART and Amtrak) and Oakland
International Airport (BART station) that connect to the airport
terminal buildings. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport via PHX Sky
Train to Washington at 44th Street Station of the Valley Metro Light
Rail System San Francisco International Airport via AirTrain SFO. While
the BART station is immediately adjacent to the International terminal
and all terminals are physically connected, many people transfer to
AirTrain to get to other terminals because of the airport’s large size.
Rail to bus to airport See also: Airport bus Another common arrangement requires the passenger to take a train (or metro) to a railway station
(usually) near the airport and then switch to a bus that goes to the
airport terminals. Most medium and large size airports have bus
connections from the inner city. This list only contains connections by
bus from a railway station strongly associated, by branding or by name,
with the airport. Asia Cheongju International Airport via shuttle bus
from Korail Cheongju Airport Station Daegu International Airport via
local buses from Daegu Subway Ayanggyo Station. Hualien Airport via
Hualien Transportation Bus number 1123 from Hualien Station. Hengchun
Airport via Pingtung Bus number 8205 from Pingtung Station or Jialu
Station or number 9188 from Kaohsiung Station and Xinzuoying Station.
Hong Kong International Airport via bus no. S1 from Tung Chung MTR
Station. Ninoy Aquino International Airport via shuttle bus from Taft
Avenue MRT Station and Baclaran LRT Station. Shijiazhuang Zhengding
International Airport via shuttle bus on dedicated roadway from
Zhengding Airport Railway Station on the Beijing–Guangzhou High-Speed
Railway Taichung International Airport via Taichung Bus number 9 and 69
from TRA Taichung Station or no. 115 from THSR Taichung Station and
Xinwuri Station. Tainan Airport via Shinan Bus number Red 3 from TRA
Tainan Station, THSR Tainan Station or Bao’an Station, H31 from THSR
tainan Station; Tainan City Bus number 5 also provides some part-time
runs via TRA Tainan Station. Taoyuan International Airport via shuttle
bus no. 705 from THSR Taoyuan Station, via express bus no. 1819 from
Taipei Station, no. 1623 or 1860 from TRA Taichung Station and no. 7509
from TRA Changhua Station or via local bus no. 1962 from Banqiao
Station, no. 5059 from TRA Taoyuan Station, no. 5089 from Zhongli
Station and many Taipei Metro stations; however, taking the Airbus no.
2061 to TRA Linkou Line Nanshiang station is possible. The walking
distance between the nearest bus stop Nankan Evergreen and the station
is about 600 ft., but the train service is now discontinued. Europe
Aberdeen Airport, Scotland via Dyce railway station and 80 Dyce Airlink
shuttle bus. In addition to linking the airport with Aberdeen, Dyce
railway station also provides direct connections to Edinburgh, Glasgow
and Inverness, as well as intermediate stations on those lines. Bristol
Airport, England, by frequent express bus from Bristol Temple Meads
railway station. Bucharest’s Henri Coandă International Airport via P.O.
Aeroport Station, located about 900 m from the airport, and a shuttle
bus timed to offer connections with all trains (every half hour). Combo
(bus plus train) tickets are sold under the ‘Henri Coanda Express’
brand. Cardiff International Airport, Wales via Arriva Trains Wales
services and a frequent shuttle bus from Cardiff International Airport
Station. Glasgow International Airport via shuttle bus from Paisley
Gilmour Street railway station Liverpool John Lennon Airport via regular
shuttle bus services from Liverpool South Parkway London Luton Airport
via shuttle bus from Luton Airport Parkway railway station Moscow
Sheremetyevo, buses and minibuses from the metro station Rechnoi Vokzal
and Planernaya Moscow Domodedovo, buses and minibuses from the metro
station Domodedovskaya Moscow Vnukovo, buses and minibuses from the
metro stations Yugo-Zapadnaya and Oktyabrskaya Moss Airport, Rygge and
Sandefjord Airport, Torp in Norway have free shuttle buses to nearby
regional railway stations. Rotterdam The Hague Airport via shuttle bus
to Meijersplein RandstadRail station St. Petersburg Pulkovo, minibuses
from the metro station Moskovskaya North America Passengers board an
AirBART bus at Oakland International Airport. Albuquerque International
Sunport via a shuttle bus and the Bernalillo County/ International
Sunport stop for New Mexico Rail Runner Express service.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport via a shuttle bus and the BWI
Rail Station, a stop for Amtrak and MARC Penn Line service. Boston’s
Logan International Airport via: The Silver Line SL1 Bus Rapid Transit
service connecting at South Station with the MBTA Red Line (a free
transfer), commuter rail and intercity buses. A MassPort free shuttle
bus and the MBTA Blue Line. Chicago O’ Hare International Airport via
the Airport Transit System from Parking Lot E, a shuttle bus from O’Hare
Metra station, and Metra’s North Central Service. Dallas Dallas-Fort
Worth International Airport via two shuttle buses and the Trinity
Railway Express[5] Dallas Love Field via a shuttle bus to DART’s
Inwood/Love Field Station. Edmonton International Airport via 747
shuttle bus to the Century Park Light Rail station. Fort
Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport via a shuttle bus to the Fort
Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station Formerly, John F.
Kennedy International Airport in New York City had a shuttle bus to the
Howard Beach – JFK Airport station (A and JFK Express trains). The JFK
Express trains were canceled in April 1990. The shuttle bus was replaced
by AirTrain JFK in 2003. LaGuardia Airport all terminals via MTA New
York City Bus: M60 to Astoria Boulevard (New York City Subway N Q
trains), 125th Street & Lexington Avenue (4 5 6 <6> trains),
Harlem – 125th Street (Metro-North commuter trains), 125th Street &
Lenox Avenue (2 3 trains), 125th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue (A B C
D trains) and Cathedral Parkway – 110th Street (1 trains). Q48 to 111th
Street (7 trains), Mets – Willets Point (7 <7> trains), Flushing –
Main Street (7 <7> trains) and Flushing – Main Street (Long
Island Rail Road Port Washington Branch trains). Additionally, the Q47,
Q70, Q72 also go to selected terminals of the LaGuardia Airport. John F.
Kennedy International Airport: served by B15, Q3, Q6, Q7, Q10 bus
routes. Los Angeles International Airport via a shuttle bus and the
Metro Green Line[6] or Amtrak California[7] or FlyAway Bus Milwaukee’s
General Mitchell International Airport via a shuttle bus and
Amtrak.[8][9] Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport via
the STM 747 Express Bus to Lionel-Groulx metro station or directly
downtown. Newburgh, NY – Stewart International Airport via the
Leprechaun Lines commuter bus to Beacon station (Metro-North commuter
trains) to New York City. Oakland International Airport via AC Transit
and BART to OAK Airport or Amtrak Capitol Corridor San Jose
International Airport via a shuttle bus from the Santa Clara Caltrain
station or VTA’s Metro/Airport Light Rail Station. Toronto Pearson
International Airport via Route 192 Airport Rocket bus to Line 2
Bloor–Danforth at Kipling subway station; Route 52A Lawrence West to
Line 1 Yonge- University at Lawrence and Lawrence West stations; Routes
300A Bloor-Danforth to Line 2 Bloor-Danforth line and 307 Eglinton West
(overnight only) to Line 1 Yonge-University at Warden and
Eglinton/Eglinton West stations respectively Billy Bishop Toronto City
Airport via shuttle bus to Line 1 Yonge–University and all GO Transit
lines at Union Station Washington Dulles International Airport via
Washington Flyer or Dulles Flyer to the Wiehle – Reston East station
(Washington Metro trains). South America São Paulo-Guarulhos
International Airport via Airport Bus Service from São Paulo Metro
Palmeiras-Barra Funda or Portuguesa- Tiete Station. Porto Alegre –
Salgado Filho Airport via Porto Alegre Metro to Downtown Porto Alegre –
São Leopoldo. Recife – Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre Airport via Recife
Metro to Downtown Recife – Camaragibe. Oceania Sydney, Australia: Sydney
Airport via Sydney Buses Route 400 from Bondi Junction and Burwood.
Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne Airport via SmartBus Route 901 from
Frankston. Melbourne Airport via Skybus Super Shuttle service from
Southern Cross Station. Avalon Airport via bus shuttle service from
Southern Cross Station. Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland Airport via
Route 380 (orange bus) to Onehunga Station or Papatoetoe Station.
Proposed airport rail links Other cities are considering airport rail
link services. Africa Alexandria, Egypt[10] Cape Town, South Africa – a
R3.5 billion rail link between Cape Town International Airport and Cape
Town Station is planned to start construction in 2013.[citation needed]
Asia Dubai Metro – Purple Line – express route between Dubai
International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport Greater
Manila’s Clark International Airport via Airport Railway (planned)
Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport via express airport train
to Manggarai Station in South Jakarta and connect Jakarta’s Halim
Perdanakusuma Airport in East Jakarta.Construction begin in 2014
Padang’s Minangkabau International Airport via Railink from Duku Railway
Station is under construction with totally 23 kilometer to Padang, but
from Duku Railways Station to Padang has existing rail and only need
some improvements. Construction has started in 2012 and in October 2015
is predicted to finish by the end of 2016. From airport station will be
connected with waiting room through skybridge. Lahore’s Allama Iqbal
International Airport via Lahore Metro connecting to Ghazi road and
Lower Mall at both ends. Europe Belgrade Airport is to be connected with
city via airport express bus.[11] Airport is currently connected with
public transport’s line 72,[12] but it runs on every 30–40 minutes and
ride is around 60 to 90 minutes long. There are also plans for
constructing rail link.[13] Dublin Airport in Dublin, Ireland is one of
the main destinations of the (in planning) Dublin Metro. Gdańsk Lech
Wałęsa Airport – there are plans for a railway link to Gdansk Glowny
with planned opening by 2016 Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport via new CDG
Express service, operated by SNCF, to Gare de l’Est. Prague Ruzyně
Airport, proposed in 2008[14] Thessaloniki International Airport via
Thessaloniki Metro. Wrocław–Copernicus Airport is planned to get an
underground station below the airport, to be finished around 2010–2015.
There are talks of reopening part of a rail line crossing the
Hunsrück-mountains to connect Hahn airport to the rail network with
construction starting by 2016 [15] North America Calgary International
Airport – plans are being developed to extend the C-Train to the airport
in the northeast of the city in the long term. In the short and
mid-term Calgary International Airport: building on the success of the
Route 300 BRT Airport/City Centre and the construction of the Airport
Trail tunnel, there is an opportunity to provide improved transit
service to the airport. Enhanced transit service to the airport,
particularly rail based, is often viewed as a catalyst to becoming a world class city. To improve service to the airport will require
thoughtful work, coordination of plans and special access agreements
between the landowner (the Government of Canada), the tenants (Calgary
Airport Authority) and The City of Calgary.[16] Dallas-Fort Worth
International Airport – plans are being finalized to connect two routes
offering a one-seat ride: The DART’s Cotton Belt Rail Line. Initially
planned to open in 2013, 2016 seems to be more likely. The service will
run West to East, connecting Grapevine, Texas to Plano, Texas. The
FWTA’s TEX Rail. Initially planned to open in 2013, 2016 seems to be
more likely. The service will run Northeast to Southwest, connecting the
Airport to Downtown Fort Worth. Edmonton International Airport – an
extension of the LRT is proposed to connect to downtown. Las Vegas has
an ongoing discussion about extending the monorail into McCarran
International Airport. Also in the Vegas area, the planned Ivanpah
Airport is sited on the right of way for the proposed maglev
demonstration project. Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International
Airport – there are plans of a light rail line from Pointe-Claire to
Downtown Montreal, called the Train de l’Ouest. New York City’s
LaGuardia Airport has been proposed to be reached by extensions of the
New York City Subway’s BMT Astoria Line (currently serving the N Q
trains). Provisions for a subway connection are part of a 2014 long
range rebuilding plan by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the
subway’s operator.[17] Additionally, the AirTrain JFK in New York City,
serving the John F. Kennedy International Airport in the same city, is
planned to be extended to Midtown Manhattan from Jamaica, Queens. Ottawa
Macdonald-Cartier International Airport – there have been proposals to
extend the O-Train (today’s Trillium Line) to the airport, however, a
feasibility study tabled in 2012 determined that, although it is
possible to develop an airport link, it would not be possible until
funds were allocated in the budget in 2031.[18] Sacramento International
Airport – future plans calls for a light rail line that would connect
to Sacramento Station. Toronto Pearson International Airport – the
Eglinton Crosstown line LRT line or SmartTrack express rail are two
potential links planned to be extended to the airport in the future.
Dulles International Airport will be served by Phase 2 of the Washington
Metro Silver Line, now in planning. St. Petersburg-Clearwater
International Airport – A Light Rail station is planned as part of a
16-station LRT system currently in the planning phase. South America In
São Paulo, Line 14 of CPTM commuter rail service will link São Paulo
International Airport to Luz Station. Construction will begin in 2013.
Oceania Avalon Airport, Melbourne – Planning for a branch line off the
Geelong line near Lara Station to Avalon Airport has begun, and design
funding provided for in the Victorian state budget.[19] Perth Airport,
Perth via Forrestfield- Airport Line – Construction to begin 2016 and to
be Complete by 2020. See also Air-rail alliance List of IATA-indexed
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Leitrim and Riverside South” . Transit Commission, City of Ottawa. 22
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