Transfers to and from Wilmington Airport
Available Transfer Options
Wilmington International Airport Transfers
Wilmington International Airport provides safe, affordable, and efficient ground transportation.
For those who want to commute to/from Wilmington International Airport, there are car rental services, taxis, shuttles, rideshares, limousines, and public buses.
For travelers, secure what items are allowed in your carry-on bag, what you can pack in your checked baggage, and what items are prohibited.
Also, transactions should only be made at the airport counters and other legitimate establishments for your safety.
Rental Car Services at Wilmington International Airport
There are several car rental services available at Wilmington Airport. Look for them at the ground transportation center adjacent to the baggage claim area.
Renter should present their driver's license to receive a pre-printed rental document and the car key.
Rental rates vary according to the type of car you choose.
When you return the vehicle at the Airport, follow the main road past the terminal and turn right into the rental car return area. Some signs will point you in the right direction.
Park the car at the same spot where you got it. Lock the vehicle and place the keys in the key drop box in the return area. See all rental car companies at Wilmington International Airport.
Make sure to clear the car from all your belongings before returning the keys.
In case of lost belongings or you have left some items in your rented car, you can call the Wilmington dispatch at +1 910-341-4336 or you may contact directly the car rental company.
Ride Shares at Wilmington International Airport
Rideshares are also available at Wilmington Airport. The pick-up and drop-off passengers at the ground transportation area.
For convenience, passengers can reserve rideshare in advance by downloading the company's app on their phones.
Taxis at Wilmington International Airport
Passengers can also pick up taxis at assigned bays in the ground transportation center. More information about taxis at Wilmington International Airport.
Taxi Fares start at $4.00 for pick-up and $3.00 a mile. They also charge $0.50 per minute for waiting time.
Airport rates are metered within 50 miles. Flat rate schemes also apply for long rides from the Airport.
The estimated cost of the taxi fare from Wilmington Airport to downtown Wilmington and vice versa is around $20.
Trains at Wilmington International Airport
There are no available Trains or Amtrak within the Airport vicinity.
For travelers who want to ride a train, they can get a taxi within the ground transportation center going to Wilmington Terminal Railroad, 6.5 miles or 15 minutes away from the Airport. More information about train services near Wilmington International Airport.
The average cost of the taxi fare from ILM to Wilmington Terminal Railroad is around $30.
Buses at Wilmington International Airport
Buses are available outside the Airport. From Wilmington Airport, you can take a taxi or rideshare going to the nearest bus stop located at Padgett Station.
The average cost of a taxi fare from the Airport to the Downtown Station is $ 22.00. Further information about buses to and from Wilmington International Airport.
Route 207 is open from Monday to Friday, 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM, and maybe unavailable on Saturdays and Sundays. Service operates on a 60-minute frequency.
The $2.00 bus fare applies for adults and the $1.00 fare for seniors and persons with disabilities. Reduced fares are available for students, seniors, disabled persons and Medicare cardholders.
Hotel Shuttle Services at Wilmington International Airport
Most of the hotels in Wilmington provide shuttle services to and from the Airport.
Passengers who have hotel bookings can confirm it with their local hotel and meet their vehicle at the Ground Transportation Center.
Parking at Wilmington International Airport
Parking lots at Wilmington Airport are open 24/7. For those who would like to park their car, you can park free of charge for the first 30 minutes. See more information about long and short-term parking at Wilmington International Airport.
However, there is a $1.00 parking fee for those who will stay for an hour and an additional $1.00 charge for every hour.
Overnight parking is also allowed at the Airport.
Take note that the public parking lots only accept cashless service or credit cards for health safety purposes.