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Directions to Pensacola Beach

Getting here is now easier than ever. Pensacola International Airport offers more than 100 flights a day to major cities in the U.S., including the most recent additions of Dallas and Chicago. Please remember to arrive at least two hours before your departure so you don’t miss that flight. For more information and travel tips, visit


Pensacola is easily accessible from 1-10, 1-65, Highway 98 and I-110 and is not far from wherever you are: Atlanta (287 mi.), Birmingham (260 mi.), Chattanooga (424mi.), Huntsville (346 mi.), Jackson (347 mi.), Memphis (475 mi.), Montgomery (170 mi.), Nashville (476 mi.), New Orleans (225 mi.), Orlando (340 mi.).

Getting Around The Island

Free Beach Trolley Service

2019 Trolley Service Has Ended.
Trolley service will resume in 2020 beginning the Friday of Memorial Day weekend (May 22) and run through Labor Day (September 7).

Check the Pensacola Beach Map for designated Trolley stops along the Island and run times.

Click on the map to download a PDF version or pick one up from the Pensacola Beach Visitors Center.

Click Here For SRIA Trolley Map 2019 (PDF)

Ferry Service
Pensacola Bay Cruises offers all-day hop-on, hop-off ferry service to Pensacola Beach, Fort Pickens in Gulf Islands National Seashore and Historic Downtown Pensacola. Two 149-passenger ferries shuttle passengers between each stop. The vessels offer a climate-controlled main deck, a shaded observation deck and a snack bar. Enjoy this unique and relaxing cruise, while learning about the area’s rich history and natural beauty. Be on the lookout for dolphins, as they are often spotted playing in the boat’s wake. For schedules, rates and additional details, visit or email
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