Sometimes getting to the airport for your vacation is as much fun as the trip itself. There are a lot of ways to get to and from the airport but if you live in a very rural area the options might be a little more limited. If you are in an area that offers you a lot of options in your transportation options, make the best of it and see if you can make it fun getting to and from the airport as well.
Riding The Bus
There isn't a lot that makes taking a bus glamorous but if you have never ridden a bus before, it is an experience you can say you have finally had. Riding the bus to the airport can be very economical as fairs tend to be lower than some other methods of transportation because the cost of fuel and upkeep is split over many tickets, making it easier for the bus company to afford to operate. One thing to consider is you might be limited on the time of departure and you will have to leave from the nearest station, and at the time they chose.
Taking The Train
Many times there is a local or regional train that will go to a large airport or very close to it. If you have never taken a train, it can be a lot of fun. The seating is comfortable, the luggage options are generous and the train offers you a unique view of the countryside as you travel through it. Even short rides from your town to the city where the airport it can be a lot of fun. Look into this as an option if you just want something different to do.
Cabs and Car Services
By far the most common method used, cabs or car services can pick you up at the front door and drop you off on the curb of the airport. They may not be as adventurous as the other options but you can typically rely on them to be on time and dependable. The fares can be a little high with some services but it can also be a very different perspective on the drive in. The great thing about all these methods of transportation is that they eliminate the need to leave a car at the airport, in long-term parking where it could get damaged or broken into. Next time you are headed to the airport, consider one of these great airport transportation alternatives and leave the car at home.