Getting Around Round Rock

Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is 22 miles south of the city center. The most practical means of travel from the airport is by rental car but taxis are available. A one way trip by taxi is about $40.00 (credit cards accepted). Auto rental companies at the airport: Advantage Rent-A-Car 530-3330; Alamo 530-3500; Avis 530-3400; Budget 530-3350; Dollar 530-2277; Enterprise 530-8100; Hertz 530-3600; National 530-3550; Thrifty 530-6811. Taxis: American Yellow Checker Cab 452-9999; Roy's Taxi 482-0000. Directions: take Presidential Blvd from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to TX-71/Bastrop Hwy. Turn left and merge onto TX-71/Bastrop Hwy. Turn slight right onto E. Riverside Drive. Turn right on IH-35 North. Take IH-35 North into Round Rock (Exits 250-254).

Killeen Regional Airport is centrally located in the heart of Texas, adjacent to Fort Hood, and offers easy air access to Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston airports. The airport was awarded "Texas Airport of the year, 2004" by the FFA Southwest Region Airports Division in March 2005. Georgetown Municipal Airport offers a variety of services to both the flying and non-flying public 365 days a year. The Taylor Municipal Airport is located in the eastern half of Williamson County, Texas approximately 34 miles northeast of Austin. The City of Taylor is 18 miles east of Round Rock and Interstate 35 and approximately 23 miles from Georgetown, the County Seat of Williamson County. The airport is located on the west side of town.

The main highway through Round Rock is Interstate Highway 35. Round Rock's highway systems handle the existing industrial and commuter infrastructure with SH-79 and IH-35. SH-45, which is the ongoing project, will be completed in 2007 and will be the lifeline that carries Round Rock commuters and travelers to the proposed SH-130, which will parallel IH-35 and carry vehicles all the way to San Antonio. SH-130 is a State Highway toll system connecting Georgetown to San Antonio. Currently SH-79 cuts through the heart of Round Rock east and west. IH-35, which extends north to south, runs from Minnesota to Mexico and provides straight-line access to Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas. I-10, which extends to east to west from Florida to California, is within 100 miles of Round Rock in San Antonio.

The Capital Area Rural Transportation System, or CARTS, delivers transportation tailored specifically for each of the one-hundred and twenty-three communities it serves. Service frequency in the various locales ranges from several times a day to once a month. Four inter-modal transit facilities combine a variety of transportation options including fixed route, commuter vans, inter-city, inter-stat motor coach passenger freight service, carpool, taxi and intra-county, inter-city and local paratransit services. As of April 2006, CARTS expanded their services to offer a more benefits to their customers.