This transportation section will provide you with useful information to help you decide whether you would like to rent a car, or rely on cabs, shuttles, and limos during your stay in Jacksonville. rev. 04/10/2024

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Jacksonville (JAX)

Jacksonville International Airport (JIA) is located approximately 15 minutes from downtown Jacksonville and provides non-stop flights to many major U.S. cities. Commuting from JIA to University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute is easy and convenient. Take I-95 South to Exit 353 D at 8th Street and turn left onto 8th Street. Continue until you come to the fourth traffic light (8th Street and Jefferson Street). Turn left onto Jefferson Street and continue for approximately 1/2 mile. UF Health Proton Therapy Institute is the building with the large glass rotunda at the end of Jefferson Street.

Car Rentals


We have an account with Enterprise that allows our patients to rent vehicles at special rates. Our account number is L430190 and is needed to receive these rates. You can also reserve a vehicle online at by clicking the "Reservation Service" link on the homepage. To get the discount with online registration, be sure to enter our company three letter code: FLP.  This quote does not include insurance.  Check your personal drivers’ auto policy for more details.




Taxis, Shuttles, & Limosines


Whether you want to request a vehicle to pick you up now or book one in advance, a zTrip driver is a click or a call away. Schedule a ride online or download the zTrip app to your Apple or Android device and set up a free account. The contact center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can help book a ride if you do not have a smartphone.



The Amtrak station in Jacksonville is located at 3570 Clifford Lane, approximately 11 minutes away from UF Health Proton Therapy Institute. Train routes and schedules are listed on their website.


Jacksonville Transportation Authority

JTA provides a variety of transit services including express and regular bus services, Downtown Skyway Monorail, Trolley and JTA Connexion for the disabled and elderly.