Finding your way around

By Plane
Miami International Airport (MIA) (tel.305-876-7000, is located 12km from downtown Miami and 16km west of Miami Beach. It is the second busiest airport of the United States in terms of the number of travellers it serves.

By Public Transportation
The metropolitan region's public transportation services are run by the Miami-Dade Transit Agency (3300 NW 32nd Ave., tel.305-770-3131, The transit system features three components: the Metrorail, an elevated rapid-transit train that serves downtown Miami, as well as the southern districts and neighbourhoods, and runs between 22 stations; the Metromover, a type of electric bus that runs on an 8km elevated track in downtown Miami; and the Metrobus, the city's regular bus network.