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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
AddressP.O. Box 619428, DFW Airport, Texas 75261-9428, United States
Telephone(972) 574 8888
Number of terminals5
Time zoneGMT -6 (Please note: daylight savings time may apply between certain dates - please check local sources)
LocationDallas/Fort Worth International Airport is located 24km (15 miles) northwest of Dallas and 29km (18 miles) northeast of Fort Worth.
Airport codeDFW
Country dialling code1
Airport newsThere are plans for another terminal, Terminal F, in the future, however dates for this project are not yet finalised.
Driving directionsThere are airport connections from the south on highways 183 or 360, or from the north on highways 114, 121 or 635. All exits are on the left. From central Dallas, head north on I-35E; continue (northwest) on Route 183; turn off onto Ramp DFW Airport; and then continue (north) on International Parkway North (toll road). From central Fort Worth, head north on I-35 West; at exit 52A turn onto Ramp Route 121; merge onto Route 121 (Airport Freeway); continue on I-820, Route 121, and then Route 183 East. Once here, turn onto Ramp DFW Airport/Amon Carter Boulevard, and then continue (north) along the International Parkway North toll road.
Car rentalThe car hire centre is a 10-minute shuttle ride from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport; shuttles depart from the lower level of each terminal. Car hire and pick-up is arranged here. Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, EZ Rent, Hertz, National and Thrifty are all represented; courtesy telephones are located by baggage reclaim.
Public transport and taxisBus: airporte buses (tel: (817) 267 5150) serve various destinations, including major hotels in Fort Worth, from the upper level of each terminal. Fares start at USD 15, and boarding is available at all major Fort Worth hotels.
Taxi: taxis are readily available outside Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, on the upper level of Terminals A, B, C and E, and on the lower level of Terminal D.
Shuttle: numerous shared-ride shuttle services are available.
Rail: Trinity Railway Express (tel: (214) 979 1111 or (817) 215 8600; www.trinityrailwayexpress.org) offers direct connections to a number of stations in both Dallas and Fort Worth, Monday to Saturday. The journey time to downtown Dallas is around 20 minutes, and the one-way fare is USD 3,50. Shuttles connect the station and the terminals and are free for passengers holding a valid air ticket.
Car parkingTerminal car parks for short-stay parking are located next to each terminal, within walking distance of the gates. Express car parks are located slightly further away and are served by shuttle connections to the terminal. Long-term, economy parking is available at remote sites, also serviced by the free airport shuttle buses. For further information on car parking, telephone the information line (tel: (972) 574 7275).
Information and help desksMultilingual information boards can be found throughout Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Interactive visitor information centres are located near the baggage reclaim areas, providing information and direct dialling to some transportation options from the airport. Travelers Aid offices are located in terminals B and D. DFW Airport Ambassadors are stationed throughout all terminals to provide assistance, including directing passengers to connecting flights, bag claim and other airport facilities.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: the airport has ATMs, bureaux de change and post office services. Fax and internet kiosks can be found in all terminals. Wireless internet is also available throughout the terminals.
Eating and drinking:
there are numerous food and drink outlets located around the airport.
duty-free shopping is available in Terminals A and B. 
trolleys are available throughout all terminals.
Other facilities:
barber shops, manicure, massage and shoeshine services are available, and there are chapels (meditation rooms) in all terminals.
Conference and business facilitiesHigh-speed internet kiosks and data ports are located in all terminals. Samsung mobile travel centres and 24-hour business centres are located in terminals A, B, C and E, as well as at Skylink stations. Features include work counters, semi-private workstations, internet access, and phone outlets at each seat. A Laptop Lane business centre provides private workstations with computers, IDD telephones, fax, printing and internet. Smathers Business Center, located in the on-site Hyatt Regency DFW Hotel (tel: (972) 615 6855; dfwairport.hyatt.com), offers a range of business services, plus 74 meeting rooms, an exhibition hall and two ballrooms.
Disabled facilitiesWheelchairs are available from individual airlines in each terminal; passengers should request any special assistance from their airline prior to travel. There is disabled parking available in all car parks. The inter-terminal Terminal Link vans are wheelchair accessible. There are TDD telephones, amplified receivers and lowered telephones throughout all terminals.
Airport hotelsThere is a large selection of hotel options within a short distance of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, including two on-site. Assistance with hotel bookings is available at the airport information desks. Many local hotels offer courtesy transport to and from the terminals.

Grand Hyatt DFW
The more opulent of the two on-site hotels, the 300-room Grand Hyatt is integrated within Terminal D, and is thus readily accessible via Skylink or Terminal link connections. It also has 45 meeting rooms, 20 conference suites, a rooftop swimming pool, gym and even a cooking school.
DFW Airport, 2337 South International Parkway
Texas 75261-9045, United States
Tel: (972) 973 1234
Web: granddfw.hyatt.com

Hyatt Regency DFW Hotel
Operating 24-hour check-in and courtesy shuttles, the hotel has more than 800 rooms, together with a huge range of meeting and conference spaces. There is a choice of cafés, bars and restaurants. Hyatt Regency DFW Hotel also offers a 24-hour gym, a heated outdoor pool, and free transport to a nearby golf club.
DFW Airport, 2334 North International Parkway
Texas 75261, United States
Tel: (972) 453 1234
Web: dfwairport.hyatt.com

Courtyard Dallas DFW Airport South
This 146-room hotel provides courtesy transport both to and from the airport, and to anywhere within an 8km (5 miles) radius. Facilities include six meeting rooms, an American bistro-style restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and gymnasium.
Irving, 2280 Valley View Lane
Texas 75062, United States
Tel: (972) 790 8990
Web: www.marriott.com

Dallas Fort Worth Airport Marriott
Located 3km (2 miles) from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, the Marriott also offers conference and meeting facilities, along with three restaurants, a bar and a coffee kiosk. As with other local hotels, the Marriot provides courtesy transport to and from the airport.
Irving, 8440 Freeport Parkway
Texas 75063, United States
Tel: (972) 929 8800
Web: www.marriott.com

Holiday Inn Express Dallas Fort-Worth Airport South
For those travelling on a more restricted budget, this is a good option close to the airport. Holiday Inn Express Dallas/Fort Worth Airport South operates free shuttle services from 05:30 to 23:00 and has a business centre with free wi-fi. Breakfast is included in the room rate.
Irving, 4235 West Airport Freeway
Texas 75062, United States
Tel: (972) 659 1272
Web: www.hiexpress.com
Full airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CountryUnited States of America
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