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Getting Here

Pensacola visitors often tell us, “Getting here was easy. Leaving is so hard.” We couldn’t agree more. It’s always hard to say goodbye to new friends, but we love helping them find us.

Here are some tips to make getting to Pensacola even easier!

By Car:

From the north: Take I-65 south through Alabama. After the Greenville exit, take Exit 69 to Pensacola. Turn left onto Hwy. 113, a four-lane expressway, and follow for 13 miles. When it dead-ends, turn right for a mile to Hwy. 29. Turn left onto Hwy. 29 south and drive for 45 minutes until you reach Pensacola.

From the East or West:

Take I-10 and choose from one of several Pensacola exits. For the beach, take the I-110 exit south, and watch for the signs that say "beaches" or "downtown."

Pensacola Beach Toll Information

Get in the fast lane with Sun Pass® or Toll-by-Plate when using the Bob Sikes Bridge Toll Plaza to Pensacola Beach. You can use your SunPass or Toll-by-Plate in ALL FOUR LANES of the toll plaza, even the cash lanes. Simply drive through without stopping.

With SunPass, the $1 toll will automatically be deducted from your prepaid account. No need to stop and pay $1 in cash.

Don’t want to use SunPass? You can drive through the toll plaza without stopping and receive a bill in the mail through the Toll-by-Plate system. The toll will still be $1 each time you pass through the toll plaza, plus a once a month $2.50 administrative fee. No matter the number of trips you take to the beach, you will only be charged the administration fee once per month of use.

Need assistance or have questions? Contact our customer service office at 850-916-5421 or visit myescambia.com/sunpass.

 

By Air:

With more than 100 daily flights and non-stop service to 17 major cities, Pensacola International Airport is your gateway to the Gulf Coast and the Pensacola Bay Area! The airport’s convenient location offers easy access to the vibrant downtown historic area and our award-winning sugar-white beaches. For more information, call (850) 436-5000 or visit flypensacola.com.

Airlines Serving Pensacola:

Non-Stop Flights

Atlanta (ATL > PNS)

Austin, TX (AUS > PNS)

Charlotte (CLT > PNS)

Chicago

Dallas

Denver (DEN > PNS)

Houston

Miami (MIA > PNS)

Nashville (BNA > PNS)

Newark (EWR > PNS)

Orlando (MCO > PNS)

Fort Lauderdale (FLL > PNS)

Kansas City (MCI > PNS)

Philadelphia  (PHL > PNS)

Tampa (TPA > PNS)

Washington, D.C. (DCA > PNS)

18 Nonstop Destinations
 

Pensacola Bay Cruises

Pensacola Bay Cruises features two double-decker boats that connect Downtown Pensacola to Pensacola Beach and the Gulf Islands National Seashore – Fort Pickens.  The two boats, named Turtle Runner and Pelican Perch by local school children, has the capacity to hold 150 passengers, with each leg of the trip taking approximately 35-45 minutes. This is a unique way to enjoy the waterways of Pensacola and get to where you’re going.