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Travel Instructions


Garland is located 19 miles from Downtown Dallas and is easily accessible from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field. The city is served by five major highways and is part of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit public transportation system.

While in Garland, utilize this map to find your way around town and explore all of our attractions, entertainment, restaurants and retail spots.

Major Freeways

As the 12th largest city in Texas, Garland covers 57 square miles and is bordered by three major freeways:
  • Interstate Highway 635
  • Interstate Highway 30
  • Texas State Highway 78
  • State Highway 190 (President George Bush Turnpike)
  • Belt Line Loop (Some parts as First Street and Broadway Blvd)


Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (31 miles)
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is the 3rd largest and 10th busiest airport in the world. The airport is served by 40 airlines that fly non-stop to nearly 170 domestic and international destinations. The airport features outstanding amenities, such as Wi-Fi access inside all terminals, business centers, restaurants and retail, and convenient, economical on-site parking. DFW also is one of the easiest airports to get to - every major city in the continental United States can be reached within four hours or less. Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Dallas Love Field (23 miles)
Dallas Love Field (DAL) is used by almost 8 million passengers annually, and offers nearly 150 daily flights to 19 U.S. destinations. Dallas Love Field

Public Transportation

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
With two light rail stations located in Garland (Downtown Garland Station and Forest/Jupiter Station) as well as an extensive bus system, DART provides residents and visitors with easy access to Dallas and its surrounding suburbs. DART connects Garland to Dallas and 11 other surrounding cities, and links to Fort Worth via the TRE light rail and Denton via the A-Train. Free parking is available at both Garland stations. Visit for maps and routing information.

Shuttle Services

Colleague Transit: 972-968-8759 ●
Go Yellow Checker Shuttle: 214-841-1900 ●
SuperShuttle DFW: 972-456-3128 ●


Alamo Cab Company: 214-688-1999 ●
Checker Cab: 214-426-4000
Cowboy Cab Company: 214-428-0202 ●
Yellow Cab Company: 214-426-4000 ●

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