To get to Vanderbilt from the airport or out of town see the driving directions.
Reservations are required (there is no airport desk). The services are roughly 4 a.m. to midnight (but they will wait longer than that if your flight is delayed coming in).
Taxi fare to the Vanderbilt area is approximately $25-$30 one way. There is a taxi area at the airport. However, it is not easy to hail a taxi on the street in Nashville, so make a reservation to return to the airport.
Allied Cab (615) 333-3333
Checker Cab (615) 256-7000
City buses of the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
City bus (MTA) Route 18 (Elm Hill Pike/Airport) goes from the airport to Music City Central downtown and runs roughly once per hour. Routes 3, 5, and 7 service the Vanderbilt area. Schedules are available at the Airport Welcome Center on the baggage claim level and on the MTA website.