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Located at the crossroads of I-20 and I-55, Jackson is easily accessible by all modes of transportation. The Jackson International Airport is only 15 minutes from downtown. Bus/Train Station is conveniently housed downtown. Ground distances (miles) to other major cities. Once you're here, we promise, you'll never want to leave.

Chicago: 753 miles
Mobile: 191 miles
Memphis: 210 miles
New Orleans: 185 miles
Birmingham: 248 miles
Little Rock: 260 miles
Atlanta: 441 miles
Dallas/Ft. Worth: 412 miles
Houston: 420 miles

Air Travel

Jackson-Evers International Airport (JAN): 22 minutes/11.9 miles from the complex

JAN is the commercial airport serving Jackson, Mississippi. Designated as a general-purpose Foreign Trade Zone, the airport maintains two 8,500-foot runways and has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation.

Airlines serving Jackson are American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines.

Direct flights serving Jackson:

  • Atlanta (ATL)
  • Charlotte (CLT)
  • Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW)
  • Houston (IHA and HOU)
  • Miami (MIA)
  • Orlando (MCO)
  • Washington, D.C. (BWI and DCA)

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – New Orleans, LA (MSY):
2 1⁄2 hours/159 miles

Memphis International Airport – Memphis, TN (MEM):
3 hours/190 miles

AMTRAK at Union Station

300 West Capitol Street

Amtrak operates a nationwide rail network, serving more than 500 destinations in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, on more than 21,400 miles of routes. It is the nation’s only high-speed intercity passenger rail provider.

Take the City of New Orleans passenger rail liner from Union Station in downtown Jackson, which serves a route from Chicago, IL to New Orleans, LA, with stops along the way in Memphis and more. Daily southbound departures are around 11:30 am with northbound service departing around 5:30 pm.


Greyhound Bus lines runs out of Jackson's Union Station. Founded in 1914, Greyhound Lines, Inc. - the largest provider of intercity bus transportation - provides eight inbound and outbound buses daily. Serving 2400 destinations across North America with a modern, environmentally-friendly fleet, Greyhound has become an American icon, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to nearly 16 million passengers each year in the United States and Canada. The Greyhound running dog is one of the most recognized brands in the world.


The City of Jackson, Department of Planning and Development, Office of City Planning, Transit Services Division is proud to provide JATRAN fixed route and JATRAN HandiLift ADA paratransit bus service throughout the City of Jackson.

JATRAN provides fixed route and demand-responsive bus service throughout the City of Jackson. You can count on JATRAN to provide transit services - Monday through Friday from 5:15 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. and Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. JATRAN fixed routes generally operate Monday through Saturday. No JATRAN service is provided on Sunday and the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Bus stops are located at approximately one-quarter mile intervals along each route and are identified by a JATRAN sign.

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