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Getting In and Around Akron

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The city of Akron is among the few cities that have been blessed with an excellent network of transportation options. You can arrive in the city easily via air, road and rail. Moreover, every nook and corner of the city is very well connected via taxis and other forms of public transport.

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Arriving Akron by Plane

Akron-Canton Regional Airport is the primary airport that is used my majority of the passengers over here. It is also the most convenient way of reaching Akron and other nearby cities. The airport is operated by both Summit and Stark Counties and is a commercial Class C airport.

Major airlines operating at the Akron-Canton Regional Airport include Allegiant Air, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Southwest Airlines and United Express. The airport provides easy and convenient access from Akron to all major cities like Atlanta, Charlotte, Boston, Detroit, Denver, New York, Fort Myers, Tampa, Philadelphia and Orlando.

Ground Transportation at Akron-Canton Regional Airport

Traveling to and from Akron Canton Regional Airport is also very convenient. There are a number of options available to the passenger. Find some below:

Car Rental: Renting a car or driving yourself from the airport is a great and easy way to reach the city. Here are the car rental companies available at the airport:

Alamo Rent A Car: 1 800 462 5266
Avis Rent A Car: 1 800 331 1212
Budget Rent A Car: 800 331 1212
Enterprise Rent A Car: 800 RENT A CAR
Hertz: 1 800 654 3131
National Car Rental: 1 800 227 7368

Taxis: There are several taxis and limousines also available right outside the airport.

Public Transportation: Buses and other forms of public transport are also another way of reaching the city. Akron Metro and Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) both provide public transport at the airport.

Akron Canton Regional Airport
Address: 5400 Lauby Rd, North Canton, OH 44720, United States
Phone: 1 330 896 2385
Website: www.akroncantonairport.com/

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

The nearest international airport to Akron is Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in Cleveland (42 miles). Located just one hour drive from the city, the airport is served by airlines like Delta, United, Air Canada, United, Skyscanner and American Airlines. For more information on traveling to and from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, click here.

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Address: 5300 Riverside Dr, Cleveland, OH 44135, United States
Phone: 1 216 265 6000
Website: www.clevelandairport.com/

Arriving and Getting Around Akron by Rails and Buses

Amtrak: The west coast is served by Amtrak trains. Since Akron does not have a railway station, the nearest Amtrak station is in Cleveland and Alliance. For more information about tickets and schedules, click here.

Cleveland Lakefront Station
Address: 200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway, Cleveland, OH 44114, United States
Phone: 1 800 872 7245

Alliance Station
Address: 820 E Main St, Alliance, OH 44601, United States
Phone: 1 800 872 7245

Greyhound Bus Line: Greyhound Bus lines provide the best road connectivity to Akron from other cities.  The bus terminal is located at 631 South Broadway and more information on ticket prices and schedules click here.

Rail/bus system: The public transport over here is managed and operated by Akron Metro, which provides easy and convenient access to most parts of Akron city. It also provides great south connectivity with Stark County Regional Transit Authority and north connectivity with Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority. For more information on Akron Metro, click here.

Arriving and Getting Around Akron via Road

Akron is known for its excellent road connectivity. The city is bisected by two primary interstate highways – Interstate 76 and Interstate 77. While I 76 is a great way to reach the city from east or west, I 77 provides easy access to Cleveland and nearby areas.

Once you have reached the city, you can either take Route 8 or Route 59, both of which provide easy access to the center of Akron city. The best part about Akron is that there is very few places that are more than 10 minutes drive from an expressway.

Akron Taxi and Limousine Services

A 330 Taxi, LLC
Phone: 1 330 999 9100
Website: https://a330taxi.com/

Action Taxi
Phone: 1 330 706 7866

Airport Taxi
Phone: 1 330 434 4444

Akron Canton Taxi
Phone: 1 330 808 2159
Website: http://www.akroncantontaxi.com/

HMC Car & Limousine
Phone: 1 330 535 7433

Budget Limo
Address: 321 W Waterloo Rd, Akron, OH 44319, United States
Phone: 1 330 730 6232
Website: http://www.budgetlimo.us/

Thomas Limousine Service
Phone: 1 330 733 5372

First Class Limos

Phone: 1 440 248 1114
Website: http://www.firstclasslimos.net/

3 Kings Limousine
Address: 1700 W Market St #114, Akron, OH 44313, United States
Phone: 1 888 809 3330
Website: http://3kingslimo.com/

NEO Executive Sedan and Taxi
Address: 520 S Main St #2511r, Akron, OH 44311, United States
Phone: 1 330 777 5454
Website: http://www.neosedans.com/

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