Hiring a car in Myrtle Beach is generally the most convenient way to see the city, with a number of car hire companies operating in the area. It's worth remembering that roads can be quite congested, especially during the busy tourist season.
There are a number of taxi companies in Myrtle Beach. Taxis are often found congregated around popular tourist spots and at the airport. They can also be arranged via the telephone. While taxis are convenient, they can be quite expensive relative to other transport options in the city. Lyft and Uber are also available.
Public transport in Myrtle Beach takes the form of a bus network, managed by The Coast RTA. Buses run regular routes within Myrtle Beach as well as to other towns and cities along the Atlantic Coast. Exact change is required when paying for a ticket on the bus, as drivers do not have change. Bus passes are available for frequent travellers.
Myrtle Beach International Airport
The airport is situated three miles (5km) southwest of downtown Myrtle Beach.
Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR)
LocationThe airport is situated three miles (5km) southwest of downtown Myrtle Beach.
Getting to the city
Coast RTA provides public bus service to and from the airport every day. There are hotel shuttles that run to and from the airport, as well as taxis and rental cars.
TimeGMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Car rental companies located at the airport include Avis, Alamo, Thrifty, Budget, Hertz, National, Thrifty, and Enterprise.
There are a number of taxi companies operating from outside the baggage claim section of the airport. Passengers are urged to take the first taxi waiting in line.
Airport facilities include a variety of restaurants and snack bars, a newsagent, information booths, and ATMs.
Short-term parking is free for 15 minutes and $3 for the first 30 minutes, with each additional 15 minutes costing $1. There is a daily maximum of $21. Long-term parking is $12 per day. Credit card parking costs $10 a day.