When connecting between terminals inside of security, many of DFW's traveling customers look to the bi-directional train system, Skylink. If you aren't up for exercising walks between terminals, the Skylink train transfers to any of the five terminals in a matter of minutes. Look for the gold, yellow, and blue signs inside of terminals that say “Skylink” and take the escalator, elevator or stairs up to the station.Trains arrive every two minutes, with an average ride time of only five minutes. This service is free to all customers and there is no ticket or pass needed to board.
You can also use Skylink to visit the other terminal shops, dining options, and services. While on Skylink, be sure to enjoy the breathtaking views along your ride and take a photo of the many planes taking off.
Fun facts to know:
- Skylink is the world's largest automated Airport bi-directional train system
- Approximately transports 5,000 passengers per direction per hour
- Average speed of a train is 35-37 MPH
- It's track system spans 26,000 linear feet (4.81 miles)
- Since it's opening in 2005, Skylink trains have traveled 32,465,945 miles