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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.).

Pensacola Beach Toll Information
There is a toll plaza at the entrance to Pensacola Beach. The method in which the $1 toll is collected has changed. Cash and change will no longer be collected in person. Nothing is changing for those with electronic toll collection devices (i.e. SunPass, E-Pass, Annual Pass, NC Quick Pass, Peach Pass), tolling apps (i.e. PayTollo), and toll-by-plate from SunPass. You can also get to Pensacola Beach via the bus, ECAT routes 61 & 64, ferry, bike or walk. Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).
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Getting Around The Island

Free Beach Trolley Service

2022 Trolley Service Has Ended.
Trolley service will resume in 2023.

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 2023

ADA Accessible Dune Walkovers

Download this map for information on ADA accessible dune walkovers on Pensacola Beach.

Click Here for the Pensacola Beach ADA Accessible Dune Walkover Map (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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Experience Pensacola
Pensacola is a vibrant coastal city with diverse cultural influences and more than 450 years of rich history to explore. Visit Pensacola is the destination organization for Escambia County which includes Pensacola, Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key. Find a wealth of information about all there is to see and do in the Pensacola Bay Area at