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Navy Pier Shuttle Transportation

Shuttle transportation is provided from all NCMA World Congress hotels to the Navy Pier. View the transportation schedule

Getting to Chicago

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By Plane

O'Hare International Airport, located 17 miles from downtown, is one of the largest airports in the world. It is North America's major international gateway airport, servicing over 67 million passengers to and from over 200 destinations around the globe.

Midway International Airport is located 10 miles from downtown Chicago and offers another convenient travel option for visitors.  It is the nation's premier point-to-point airport, offering value-oriented leisure and business travel to over 60 destinations.

Visit flychicago.com for details on parking, amenities, flight status, terminal maps and more for both O'Hare and Midway airports.

Both airports offer plentiful taxi service to downtown and the suburbs. Rates range from $40-50 from O'Hare, and $30-40 from Midway. Rates vary based on travel time and are subject to change. 

Ground Transportation from Airport

Airport Shuttle
GO Airport Express provides shared ride services to all downtown/suburban hotels and many businesses. NCMA World Congress attendees can save 10% by using the Group Code "NCMA" when booking reservations here

On the “L”
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates the nation's second largest public transportation system – serving the City of Chicago and 40 neighboring communities by rail and bus. Riding CTA is so easy. Pay cash for single trip rides or purchase a reloadable Ventra Transit Card or Unlimited Ride Pass for added savings. The CTA operates from O’Hare International Airport (fare = $5 or less) and Midway (fare = $2.25 or less) and will take you to all of the NCMA Approved Hotels downtown (within 3 blocks or less).

By Car

With its central geographic location and status as a hub for major interstates, Chicago is convenient to drive to from every region in the country. In fact, more than 20 million people live within a three-hour drive of the city.

Chicago is accessible via several major interstates and highways: I-90 (Kennedy Expressway), I-94 (Dan Ryan Expressway), I-55 (Stevenson Expressway), I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway), I-294 (Tri-State Tollway).   

Parking

Use this fully-interactive parking map to search for parking options in downtown Chicago.

By Train

Amtrak serves Chicago with about 50 trains arriving and departing daily. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, the national rail operator Amtrak offers more than 300 trains each day—at high speeds up to 150 mph—to more than 500 destinations.

The South Shore Line services Chicago through Northern Indiana to the South Bend Airport.

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