This transportation packet will provide you with useful information to help you decide whether you would like to rent a car, or rely on cabs, shuttles, and limos during your stay in Jacksonville.
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Jacksonville International Airport (JIA) is located approximately 15 minutes from downtown Jacksonville and provides non-stop flights to many major U.S. cities. Commuting from JIA to UF Proton Therapy Institute is easy and convenient. Take I-95 South to Exit 353 D at 8th Street and turn left onto 8th Street. Continue until you come to the fourth traffic light (8th Street and Jefferson Street). Turn right onto Jefferson Street and continue for approximately 1/2 mile. UF Proton Therapy Institute is the building with the large glass rotunda at the end of Jefferson Street.
We have an account with Enterprise that allows our patients to rent vehicles at special rates. Our account number is L430190 and is needed to receive these rates. You can also reserve a vehicle online at www.enterprise.com by clicking the "Reservation Service" link on the homepage. To get the discount with online registration, be sure to enter our company three letter code: FLP. This quote does not include insurance. Check your personal drivers’ auto policy for more details.
TAXIS, SHUTTLES and LIMOUSINES
We recommend Checker Cabs because they have always shown 1st rate service and value to our patients. Ask about the cash payment deals when scheduling a ride.
Sky Line Transportation
More private and personable than a taxi, less expensive than a limousine, allow Sky Line to take care of your transportation needs while in Jacksonville. Serving the greater Jacksonville area with timely, customer-orientated service.
Ask to speak with Anne or Shelly when calling to inquire about limousine services. To ensure best rates, let them know you are a University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute patient.
The Amtrak station in Jacksonville is located at 3570 Clifford Lane, approximately 11 minutes away from UF Proton Therapy Institute. Train routes and schedules are listed on their Web site.
Jacksonville Transportation Authority
JTA provides a variety of transit services including express and regular bus services, Downtown Skyway Monorail, Trolley and JTA Connexion for the disabled and elderly. They also provide an airport transportation service called Air JTA which provides commuters with a hassle-free ride to and from Jacksonville International Airport.
One-way fares for Air JTA (to and from the airport):
Transportation disadvantaged: $1.50
Kids 42" and under: free