Nashville International Airport (BNA) is a short 15 minute drive (9 miles) to/from the Grand Hyatt hotel in downtown Nashville.
All air travelers arrive at the Nashville International Airport (BNA), about 20 minutes from downtown Nashville. A taxi from the airport to the Grand Hyatt is a flat $25, with a $1 fee for each additional passenger. The Grand Hyatt does not have an airport shuttle.
Ride App vehicles (Uber/Lyft) pick up at the Ground Transportation Center, Level 1 of Terminal Garage 2. Click here for a diagram showing pick-up locations.
Directions to the Ground Transportation Center: Exit the Main Terminal on Level 1 and turn right. Follow the sidewalk and pedestrian canopy to Terminal Garage 2. Overhead signs will direct you. The Ground Transportation Center is on Level 1.
The Nashville MTA offers bus service between the Nashville airport and downtown Nashville. The Route 18 Airport/Elm Hill Pike bus leaves hourly from the Nashville airport between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. from the ground transportation area. Visit Nashville MTA's website for drop-off locations.
Gray Line Nashville Airport Express also offers shuttles to downtown Nashville hotels from 4 a. m. to 11 p.m., departing every 15 minutes. Their booth is located in the ground transportation area, too.
Avail now operates in Nashville, offering BNA passengers another option for getting around once they land. This peer-to-peer car-sharing service is available to travelers for a fee, with a pick-up/drop-off location near the airport. Click here for more information and to make a reservation. Turo now operates at BNA, with a designated pick-up/drop-off location in Terminal Lot A. Click here for more information.
Overlooking famed Broadway and downtown Nashville, the Grand Hyatt Nashville is ideally situated within walking distance to all of Music City’s points of interest, including Bridgestone Arena, the Ryman Auditorium, honky tonks, Assembly Food Hall and more.
Paid valet parking is available for $45 per car per night.
In Nashville for a special event (like the Country Music Festival) and staying at a downtown Nashville hotel? Then you may not need a car. Downtown Nashville is fairly compact: a Tennessee Titans game, a symphony at the Schermerhorn, a conference at the Nashville Convention Center, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Predators’ hockey games at Bridgestone Arena are all within a mile of each other, making it easy to walk or hop a cab.
Nashville MTA’s Music City Circuit is a free bus service that runs 3 routes through the downtown Nashville corridor every 10 to 15 minutes, Monday through Saturday. Hop a ride to the Nashville Farmers' Market for lunch, catch happy hour in The Gulch, see the newest exhibit at the Frist or attend a concert at the Ryman.
The Music City Trolley Hop is also a great way to get around Nashville. The trolley offers a 1-hour fully narrated tour, with the option of disembarking at any of 7 stops, including the Ryman Auditorium, Bicentennial Park, Parthenon, Frist Center and the Country Music Hall of Fame. The trolley hop departs from 2nd and Broadway at the Hard Rock Cafe.
If you do have a car, most downtown Nashville hotels provide parking for their guests but it can be quite expensive. Public garages throughout Nashville cost much less. Visit the Park it! Downtown website for locations and costs. And for ideas on where to go and what to see in Nashville, check out these maps.
To explore the greater Nashville area, check out WeCar, a car- sharing service in downtown Nashville. The cars are available to rent by the hour or by the day. You will need to apply for membership online before your trip.
Another option is Nashville GreenBikes. This bike-share program offers a convenient, easy-to-use and healthy way to explore the Nashville area. Riders can enjoy Nashville's urban core as well as the extensive system of Nashville Greenways, bike lanes and parks. Nashville’s cruiser-style bikes are available at 8 metro parks, and anyone can enjoy the bikes by becoming a registered rider.
Hotels throughout Nashville are serviced by a number of taxi companies, although taxi service can become expensive if you venture to several venues around the metro area. The typical taxi fare is a $3 pickup fee and $2 per mile traveled. Friday and Saturday nights get busy; make your cab reservations several hours in advance, so you won’t have to deal with the hassle of waiting.