There are many ground transportation options in Charlotte. The airport is less than 10 minutes from Westin Charlotte.
- Cab fare is approximately $25 one way to the Westin from the airport.
- CATS' Sprinter Enhanced Bus Service connects the airport to the downtown Charlotte Transportation Center. It arrives and departs in front of Zone D Baggage Claim in the commercial lanes, and is easily identifiable by its green livery and "Sprinter" decals.The service is operated from the airport every 20 minutes Monday–Friday from 5:50am to 7:00pm, after 7:00pm, service is offered every 30 minutes until 12:02am. On Saturday and Sunday, Sprinter operates from the airport every hour from 6:00am to 8:00am, every half-hour from 8:00am to 9:00pm, and every hour from 9:00pm to 1:00am. Trip time from the airport to downtown is approx. 20 minutes (depending on traffic conditions) and one-way fare is $1.75 (this is the same as all local routes in the CATS system). Sprinter does not stop at the Westin so there is a two block walk with luggage.
- National Car Rental is the Official Automobile Rental Provider of the NAIA and is available at the car rental counter at the airport.