MLA '06: Transportation and Travel
From its easily accessible and efficient airport to a full complement
of professional transportation services, Phoenix offers visitors convenience
in travel, with car rental companies and shuttle services in and around
the airport; the efficient Valley Metro bus system; and the free Copper
Square Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH). Taxis and private cars can also be
hired. Pedicabs can bike you to and from parking and around downtown Phoenix
Getting to Phoenix is easy: Sky Harbor International Airport is served
by 19 major airlines and 5 commuter airlines that provide nonstop service
to 111 cities in the United States and around the world. Sky Harbor provides
low-fare service to more destinations than any other any airport in the
Phoenix serves as a hub for America West Airlines, and Southwest Airlines
uses Sky Harbor as an operational center, providing convenient connections
to virtually any major domestic city. Although Sky Harbor is one of the
busiest airports in the world, passengers regard the facility as efficient
and easily navigable.
Superbly located, Sky Harbor International Airport is just 5 minutes
from downtown Phoenix and only 20 to 30 minutes from most major resorts.
Hotel Address and Directions (3 miles)
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 North Second Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Take 24th Street exit north to Washington Street. Turn left on Washington
(one way). Follow to 2nd Street and turn right. Entrance is 1½
blocks on left.
Taxi service between the airport and downtown should cost between
$12 and $16.
336 East Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85012
|Transportation from the airport to the hotel is available
through Arrive Transportation at a cost of $9 per person for a shuttle
or $18 per town car (up to 4 people). This service is available 24
hours a day. Use the courtesy phone in the baggage claim area. Shuttle
service from the hotel to the airport is available through Arrive
between the hours of 6:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., departing every 30
minutes at a cost of $9.00 per person or $18.00 per vehicle.
|SuperShuttle Transportation Systems
4610 South 35th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85040
602.244.9000 (shuttle) or
602.232.4610 (executive car)
|SuperShuttle is available from the airport at a cost of $7 per person.
Guests may proceed directly to the pickup area outside the baggage
claim. Super Shuttle is available 24 hours a day and runs constantly,
on demand. Download a discount coupon
302 North First Avenue, Suite 700
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
- Valet Parking: $19.00 per 24 hours with in-out privileges.
- Self Parking: $14.00 per 24 hours with in-out privileges.
Phoenix Civic Plaza Parking
111 North 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
The major cross streets are Monroe to Jefferson and Second to Fifth Street.
Phoenix Civic Plaza's major expansion will create challenges, and city
planners are committed to helping you plan ahead by ensuring that you
are aware of the best routes to get into downtown Phoenix. Parking for
patrons and guests attending Phoenix Civic Plaza events is available at
the locations below. Authorization to park in reserved, disabled parking
spaces, located adjacent to elevators in all facilities, requires a plate
or decal. Phoenix Civic Plaza features fully accessible routes from all
parking and transportation areas.
Rate Standards and Exceptions
The standard parking event rate is $5 for the listed garages.
- Civic Plaza Garage: 4th Street and Monroe 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Jefferson Street Garage 333 East Jefferson Subject to event activity
- Civic Plaza East Garage: 601 East Washington 6:00 a.m.–8:00
Exceptions occur when the nearby facilities listed below are hosting
- America West Arena: Jefferson Street Garage, $7
- Chase Field: Jefferson Street Garage, $10; and Civic Plaza East Garage,
These rates are in effect approximately four hours before the scheduled
start of any posted event and are subject to change.
For more information, visit phoenix.gov/AGENCY/PHXPLAZA/park.html.