Hard Rock Stadium and Brightline Partner to Provide Fans with Dedicated Transportation Options

Hard Rock Stadium and Brightline Partner to Provide Fans with Dedicated Transportation Options

Fans celebrating at grandstand during Miami Open presented by Itau Tennis tournament on Friday, March

Hard Rock Stadium and Brightline Partner to Provide Fans with Dedicated Transportation Options
Fans celebrating at grandstand during Miami Open presented by Itau Tennis tournament on Friday, March 25, 2022 in Miami Gardens, Fla. (Carlos Goldman/ South Florida Stadium)

Hard Rock Stadium and Brightline announced a partnership that provides guests with dedicated transportation options to attend major upcoming sporting events at the venue, including the 2023 Miami Open presented by Itaú and Miami Dolphins home games for the 2023-2024 season.

“We are excited for this unique partnership with Brightline to offer convenient and accommodating transportation options that bring visitors directly to Hard Rock Stadium,” said Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer Jeremy Walls. “We recognize that transportation accessibility is essential for an enhanced fan experience and we hope this collaboration with Brightline will provide fans with a smoother and more seamless way to attend our events.”

As the preferred train transportation partner of the Miami Open, taking place from Sunday, March 19 through Sunday, April 2, Brightline will offer dedicated pre-session and post-session trains from its Aventura station along with complimentary Brightline+ shuttles to and from Hard Rock Stadium beginning Wednesday, March 22. To book, guests simply pick a date and select the Hard Rock Stadium Connect train that fits their schedule.

“Hard Rock Stadium is home to world-class events throughout the year and Brightline’s new partnership beginning with the Miami Open serves up an ace,” said Brightline Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Sales Johanna Rojas. “Our exclusive shuttle service from the new Aventura station will now conveniently connect fans with seamless transportation to the Hard Rock Stadium entrance and the incredible tennis action.”

Upon arrival at the Aventura station, fans throughout South Florida can take a ride on the dedicated walk-up Brightline shuttle to the Miami Open. Shuttles will run on a roundtrip transportation schedule to and from the Aventura station and Hard Rock Stadium before and after events. The designated shuttle pickup and drop off area for the Miami Open will be located outside at the Hard Rock Stadium immediately across the pedestrian bridge inside of Lot 18.

Fans who take the Hard Rock Stadium Connect can enjoy Brightline’s food and beverage options including its signature cocktail for the Miami Open at all the in-station Mary Mary bars. For guests riding PREMIUM, complimentary food and beverages including select cocktails and alcoholic beverages will be available in the PREMIUM lounge and onboard.


Starting Wednesday, March 22

Pre-session shuttles: depart the Aventura Station 10 minutes after Hard Rock Stadium Connect trains arrive.

Post-session shuttles: depart the stadium one hour before the Hard Rock Stadium Connect train’s departure time from the Brightline station.

For more information and to schedule trains and shuttles, visit www.gobrightline.com.

About Hard Rock Stadium

Hard Rock Stadium is a global entertainment destination and cultural curator of world-class events. The best-in-class venue is a home to the Miami Dolphins, University of Miami football team, Orange Bowl, Formula 1® Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix, Miami Open presented by Itaú, major concerts, championship boxing and international soccer. For more information, visit hardrockstadium.com.

About the Miami Open presented by Itaú

The 2023 Miami Open will be played March 19 – April 2 at Hard Rock Stadium. The two-week combined event is owned and operated by IMG. The Miami Open is one of nine ATP Masters 1000 Series events on the ATP calendar, a WTA 1000 event on the WTA calendar, and features the top men’s and women’s tennis players in the world. The tournament is widely regarded as the most glamorous on the ATP and WTA calendars because of Miami’s unique personality, thriving nightlife, five-star hotels and restaurants, beautiful weather and beaches, and celebrity appeal, as well as its close proximity to both Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach. For ticket information, visit www.miamiopen.com

About Brightline 

Brightline is the only provider of modern, eco-friendly, intercity rail in America. The company currently serves Miami, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and West Palm Beach with its Orlando station beginning service in 2023. Brightline was recognized by Fast Company as one of the Most Innovative Companies in travel, offering a guest-first experience designed to reinvent train travel and take cars off the road. Brightline plans to bring its award-winning service to additional city pairs and congested corridors across the country that are too close to fly and too long to drive, with immediate plans to connect Las Vegas to Southern California. For more information, visit www.gobrightline.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


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