To get to Vanderbilt from the airport or out of town see the
Gray Line Airport Express
(615) 275 1180
$14 one way and $20 round trip (if you call and mention that you are
attending a conference at Vanderbilt--the normal rate is $25).
This goes to a number of downtown and West End (Vanderbilt area)
hotels and runs roughly every 30 minutes. You can reserve in advance
or just go to the Gray Line desk at the airport. For returning to the
airport reservations are a good idea, and are required for some hotels
and at some times. See the website for details and schedules.
(615) 255 3519 or (615) 255 4032
$14 one way and $20 round trip (there is a $2 airport fee added to the
prices on the website).
This goes to many hotels and Vanderbilt campus locations, and to the
Scarritt Bennett Center. Reservations are required (there is no airport
desk). The services are roughly 4 a.m. to midnight (but they will wait
longer than that if your flight is delayed coming in).
(877) 300 4826 for new reservations, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
(800) 851 4528 for existing reservations, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m (EST).
Monday-Friday, 12 noon - 6 p.m. (EST) Saturday and Sunday.
This is a 24-hour shuttle service that provides airport rides to and
from home, office, or hotel. You will be quoted fares based on mileage.
The total fare may be similar for one or several passengers so this may
be more economical for groups.
Taxi fare to the Vanderbilt area is around $30 one way.
There is a taxi rank at the airport. However, it is not easy to hail a
taxi on the street in Nashville so make a reservation to return to the
City buses of the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
(615) 862 5950
$1.70 per bus route, so total of $3.40 in each direction.
City bus (MTA) Route 18 (Elm Hill Pike/Airport) goes from the airport
to Music City Central downtown, and runs roughly once per hour. To get
to the Vanderbilt area you then take Route 3 (West End, for most hotels)
or Route 7 (Hillsboro).
Schedules are available at the Airport Welcome Center on the
baggage claim level, and on the MTA website. All MTA buses are
See the details for
Route 3, and