Getting to Mayo Clinic in Florida

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Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, is convenient for patients traveling from Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, the Southeast and even South America. Jacksonville is centrally located and easily accessible by air, bus or car.

By air

Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is the primary airport for Northeast Florida. JAX is serviced by half a dozen major airlines. Accessibility services include wheelchair services, accessible restrooms with caregiver access and accessible parking spaces.

Jacksonville International Airport is 28 miles northwest of Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville. From the airport, you can easily get to Mayo Clinic by taxi, limousine, and scheduled van services or car rental.

For private aircraft, visitors will want to look into Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport and the Northeast Florida Regional Airport. Jacksonville Executive Airport is about 10 miles from Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida. The Northeast Florida Regional Airport is in St. Augustine, Florida, which is about 30 miles away.

By bus

Greyhound Lines, Inc. offers service to Jacksonville from across the U.S. Visitors from Georgia and Florida may also want to check out Megabus, a low-cost bus service that connects Jacksonville to Atlanta and other cities in Florida.

By train

Amtrak offers direct service to Jacksonville on its Silver Service/Palmetto Line. This line runs the length of the East Coast from New York to Miami. The Amtrak station is 18 miles northwest of the Jacksonville campus of Mayo Clinic.

Travel within the city

Situated on Florida's beautiful Atlantic Coast, Jacksonville is the largest city by area in the continental United States. The region includes fresh and saltwater fishing, historic neighborhoods, and dozens of public art murals.

Some hotels and other lodging options include a shuttle to Mayo Clinic, so you don't necessarily need a car for appointments. But a car rental will allow you more flexibility during your stay.

Learn more about getting around Mayo Clinic in Florida.