Transportation & Parking


We encourage you to ride your bike, carpool or take public transportation whenever possible.

BUS

VIA Park and Ride Available:

• 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
• From Airport Park and Ride
• From Crossroads Park and Ride (at Loop 410 & IH-10, 151 Crossroads Blvd, 78201)
• From Madla Transit Center Park and Ride (at SW Military & IH-35 S, 1584 Cantrell Dr, 78221)
• Drop-off and pick-up on S. Main at E. Guenther
• $2.50 per person each way for full fare ($5.00 roundtrip)
• Discounts for seniors & students
• Buses may leave as often as every 20 minutes depending on volume

VIA Bus Route Service:

The following bus routes run through the King William neighborhood:
Route 11 – bus stop on S. Alamo at S. St. Mary’s
Route 34 – bus stop on S. St. Mary’s at S. Alamo
Route 40 – bus stop on S. St. Mary’s at S. Alamo
Route 42 – bus stop on S. St. Mary’s at S. Alamo
Route 51 – bus stop on S. St. Mary’s at S. Alamo
Route 54 – bus stop on S. Alamo at S. St. Mary’s

Additional information can be found at viainfo.net or VIA’s customer service line at (210) 362-2020.

BIKE

Bike Valet

Bike Valet will be available from 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at The Filling Station Tap Room, 701 S. St. Mary’s (at King William). This donation-based service is sponsored by our Southtown neighbors, Freetail Brewing Co. Ride right up and leave the bike in a safe and secure area, get a claim check, and enjoy the Fair. So tell everyone you know (especially those who complain about the parking!) to ride their bikes to the Fair.

B-cycle Stations

B-cycle will have staff on hand at their S. St. Mary’s at E. Cesar E. Chavez station to accommodate B-cycles coming to the Fair. They will take and park B-cycles even if the dock is full! Park north of downtown and enjoy a pleasant bike ride to the Fair from one of the B-cycle stations located at Pearl, The Witte, Trinity University, or SAWS Main Office.

Visit sanantonio.bcycle.com for information and make sure to download the app for station locations and directions.

Enjoy riding B-cycle at a discounted rate of $8 using promo code 042917 on Fair Day!

RIDESHARE/TAXI

Take advantage of the many rideshare and taxi options to arrive at the Fair without having to find parking. Use our designated Rideshare/Taxi drop-off and pick-up location at 700 S. Main (at E. Arsenal) just two short blocks from our Arsenal Street Bridge Admission Gate.

The following Rideshare/Taxi partners are offering service to and from the Fair:
Lyftlyft.com, use coupon code “KWFAIR”
eTaxiSAetaxisa.com, (210) 599-9999, download E TAXI SA app in Apple App Store or Google Play, 10% discount if you book online
Yellow Cabyellowcabsa.com, (210) 222-2222, download zTrip app in Apple App Store or Google Play
National Cabnationalcab.com, (210) 434-4444
ETI Limoetilimo.com, (210) 599-9999 option 2, info@etilimo.com

PARKING

Free Parking at 1901 and 1902 S. Alamo

Limited free parking spaces at the City of San Antonio Cliff Morton Development and Business Services Center (One Stop) parking lots located at 1901 and 1902 S. Alamo (at S. Flores), which is less than an 8-minute walk to the Fair Admission Gate on Guenther (at King William).

Federal Building Parking Lots $11

Paid parking spaces for $11 per vehicle located across the street from the Federal Building in Hemisfair at 727 E. Cesar E. Chavez (at Indianola).

Alamodome Parking Lot B $10

Paid parking spaces for $10 per vehicle located in the Alamodome’s Parking Lot B on S. Cherry (at E. Cesar E. Chavez). The Alamodome is a stop on VIA Bus Routes 26 and 30, which run approximately every 30 minutes. Regular bus fare is $1.30 per person each way.

San Antonio Housing Authority Parking Lots $20

Paid parking spaces for $20 per vehicle located at the San Antonio Housing Authority at 818 and 820 S. Flores. Proceeds benefit youth scholarships through the Education Investment Foundation.

Neighborhood Parking

There is limited parking throughout the remaining King William and Southtown area. Please pay attention to permanent and temporary parking restriction signs. Illegally parked vehicles will be ticketed and/or towed. Fair visitors may park in nearby commercial lots and walk to the Fair. Some property owners and parking lots may have parking spaces for sale, typically $10 to $30 per day.

 

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