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From Miami International Airport (MIA)
As you leave the airport head east on ramp, take LeJeune Rd. (SW 42nd Ave.) south. You will drive through the Coral Gables business district, and cross US 1 (S. Dixie Hwy.). Continue on LeJeune Rd. in residential area to roundabout. Enter roundabout and take 2nd right onto Old Cutler Rd. Fairchild is exactly two miles from the roundabout. Entrance will be on your left. Estimated driving time: 31 minutes. Distance: 8.8 miles.

From the north or Miami Beach
Take I-95 south to US 1 (S. Dixie Hwy.) Go south on US 1 to SW 42nd Ave. (LeJeune Rd.). Turn left on SW 42nd Ave., and drive south to roundabout. Enter roundabout and take 2nd right onto Old Cutler Rd. Drive 2 miles on Old Cutler Road. Fairchild entrance will be on your left. Estimated driving time: 40 minutes. Distance: approximately 18 miles.

Alternate driving directions from the north
I-95 South, State Road 836 West, LeJeune Road South, cross US 1 (S. Dixie Hwy). Continue on LeJeune Rd. to roundabout. Enter roundabout and take 2nd right onto Old Cutler Rd. Fairchild is exactly two miles from the roundabout. Entrance will be on your left.

From the south or the Florida Keys
Take US 1 (S. Dixie Hwy.) north to SW 152 Street (Coral Reef Drive). Turn right, heading east on 152 Street to Old Cutler Road. Turn left onto Old Cutler Road heading north. Drive past SW 120 Street and to the intersection of SW 57 Avenue (Red Rd.) and Old Cutler Road. Turn right on to Old Cutler Road and continue north for one mile. Fairchild entrance will be on your right. From Key Largo the estimated driving time is: 1 hour, 42 minutes. Distance: approximately 58 miles.

From northwest of Miami
Take highway I-75 to highway 826. Go south on 826 to Sunset Drive. Exit at Sunset Drive east, and drive east on Sunset to its end at a roundabout. Enter the roundabout and take your 1st right on to Old Cutler Road. You will see a sign for Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Drive south two miles from the roundabout to Fairchild. The entrance will be on your left.

Public Transportation
Limited Miami-Dade Transit bus service is available to Fairchild in the morning and from Fairchild in late afternoon. Click here for Miami-Dade Transit information or call 305-770-3131. Be sure to check with Miami-Dade Transit regarding weekend and holiday service.

You must let the bus driver know that you want to get off at the Fairchild entrance as there is not a designated stop. Departure bus stop is located by the Visitor Entrance on Old Cutler Road.

Taxi Service
Taxi Service is available to the Garden from most locations in Miami. Local taxi service is offered by Yellow Cab. Please contact Yellow Cab at 305-666-6668.

Be sure to show to let any of our friendly admission staff know that you took public transportation to Fairchild so that you can take advantage of our Eco-Discounts. If you walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to Fairchild, receive $5 off the admission price for adults and $2 off the admission price for children. This promotion is good every day of the year Fairchild is open. It's our way of thanking you for contributing to conservation. If you are a member and wish to ride your bike, walk or take public transportation, you will receive a Bike and Five punch card  to tally your Eco visits. After five visits, you will receive a $25 gift admission card that can be shared with friends.

Local Hotels
aLoft Miami Dadeland, 7600 N Kendall Dr. Miami, FL 33156, 305-596-6000
• The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134, 305-913-3117
• Hampton Inn by Hilton Miami-Coconut Grove & Coral Gables, 2800 SW 28th Terrace, Coconut Grove, FL 33133, 305-448-2800
• Holiday Inn Coral Gables, 1350 S Dixie Highway, Coral Gables, FL 33146, 305-667-5611
• The Westin Colonnade, 180 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134, 305-441-2600
• Courtyard Miami Coral Gables, 2051 Le Jeune Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33134, 305-443-2301
• Courtyard Miami Coconut Grove, 2649 S Bayshore Dr, Miami, FL 33133, 305-858-2500
• Mayfair Hotel & Spa, 3000 Florida Ave, Miami, FL 33133, 305-441-0000
• Sonesta Coconut Grove, 2889 McFarlane Road, Miami, FL 33133
• Residence Inn Miami Airport, 1201 NW 42nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126, 305-642-8570
• The Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove, 3300 SW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33133, 305-644-4680
• The Intercontinental, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131, 305-577-1000
• The Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne, 455 Grand Bay Dr Key Biscayne, FL 33176, 305-365-4135
• Quality Inn South at The Falls,14501 S. Dixie Highway, Miami, FL 33176, 305-251-2000