How to Get Around the City

There are so many ways to get to Jackson. Once you're here, we promise, you'll never want to leave.

Located at the crossroads of I-20 and I-55, Jackson is easily accessible by all modes of transportation.
The Jackson International Airport is only 15 minutes from downtown. Bus/Train Station is conveniently housed downtown. Ground distances (miles) to other major cities: Atlanta: 441 - Birmingham: 248 - Chicago: 753 - Dallas: 412 - Memphis: 208 - Miami: 979 - New Orleans: 185 - St. Louis: 505

Explore JXN Neighborhoods

Downtown

Downtown is where government buildings, museums, and historic architecture collide in the heart of the capital city, resulting in a growing residential and public art scene.

Belhaven

Belhaven Historic District offers nothing short of charm with its tree-lined streets, 1900s-era craftsmen homes, and unique businesses.

Midtown

Midtown is a diverse, up-and-coming neighborhood located just north of downtown Jackson, adjacent to Millsaps College and Baptist Hospital and two blocks from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Fondren

The Fondren Historic District has been known as one of Jackson's cultural centers since the 1920s, with spaces to enjoy music, food, the arts, and everything in between.

North Jxn

In North Jackson’s shopping district, you can find tried-and-true retail staples on the city's furthest northern reaches - and Civil Rights history at Tougaloo College.

LeFleur East

Named after explorer Louis LeFleur, LeFleur East is located where the city of Jackson originated.

West Jxn

Steeped in history and culture, West Jackson is experiencing renewed interest thanks to places like Jackson State University.

South Jxn

South Jackson has several hidden culinary gems and historical sites in the capital city, including Buddy Butts Park, a nature and hiking park with well-maintained, well-marked trails for hikers and mountain bikers.

TRANSPORTATION

AMTRAK AT UNION STATION

300 West Capitol Street
601-896-0074 | Website

Amtrak operates a nationwide rail network, serving more than 500 destinations in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, on more than 21,400 miles of routes. It is the nation’s only high-speed intercity passenger rail provider.

Take the City of New Orleans passenger rail liner from Union Station in downtown Jackson, which serves a route from Chicago, IL to New Orleans, LA, with stops along the way in Memphis and more. Daily southbound departures are around 11:30 am with northbound service departing around 5:30 pm. Book your ticket here.

JATRAN

300 West Capitol Street
601-896-0074 | Website

The City of Jackson, Department of Planning and Development, Office of City Planning, Transit Services Division is proud to provide JATRAN fixed route and JATRAN HandiLift ADA paratransit bus service throughout the City of Jackson.

JATRAN provides fixed route and demand-responsive bus service throughout the City of Jackson. You can count on JATRAN to provide transit services - Monday through Friday from 5:15 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. and Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. JATRAN fixed routes generally operate Monday through Saturday. No JATRAN service is provided on Sunday and the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Bus stops are located at approximately one-quarter mile intervals along each route and are identified by a JATRAN sign.

LIMO/TAXI CAB

CITI CAB
601.355.8319

DELUXE CAB
601.948.4761

EXPRESS TRANSPORT, LLC.
601.891.0856

JACKSON TAXI
601.292.1100

PHOENIX LIMOUSINE & LUXURY COACH, LLC
601.806.0037

VETERANS CAB
601.355.2222

YELLOW CAB
601.922.3782

GREYHOUND BUS LINES AT UNION STATION

300 West Capitol Street
601-896-0074 | Website

Founded in 1914, Greyhound Lines, Inc. - the largest provider of intercity bus transportation - provides eight inbound and outbound buses daily. Serving 2400 destinations across North America with a modern, environmentally-friendly fleet, Greyhound has become an American icon, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to nearly 16 million passengers each year in the United States and Canada. The Greyhound running dog is one of the most recognized brands in the world.

Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

100 International Dr., Suite 300 Jackson, MS 39208
601-896-0074 | Airport
Guide

Jackson-Evers International Airport is the commercial airport serving Jackson, Mississippi. Designated as a general-purpose Foreign Trade Zone, the airport maintains two 8,500-foot runways and has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation.

Airlines serving Jackson are American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines.

Direct flights serving Jackson as of June 6:

  • Atlanta (ATL)
  • Charlotte (CLT)
  • Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW)
  • Houston (IHA and HOU)
  • Miami (MIA)
  • Orlando (MCO)
  • Washington, D.C. (BWI and DCA)