Ground Transportation

After landing in Chicago, shuttles are available to take attendees to and from conference hotels. Reservations made using GO Airport Express will include a 30% discount on services. Click here to make your reservation.

Transportation to NGAUS Conference Takes Prior Planning

Bus Schedule (from hotels to McCormick Place and social events)

Chicago Transit Authority trains run from both airports to near the official conference hotels. For more information on the CTA please visit | How do I ride for free?

Midway (MDW) to Hotel Area – 30 minutes (average)

O’Hare (ORD) to Hotel Area – 45 to 90 minutes (average)
Recommend CTA Blue line to Loop versus taxi-bus

A few states have some of their delegation traveling by train...
Union Station (Train) to Hotel Area – Eight minutes in good traffic

Once at your hotel, free conference buses will take you to and from all conference events.

If you have your own vehicle...
Hotel Parking: $35 - $51 per night

Hotel Area to convention center – Seven minutes in good traffic

McCormick Place (convention center) Parking: options

Rush hour traffic: M-F 6:30 to 9:00 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.
Traffic is lighter on weekends


Attendees should use O'Hare International Airport (ORD) or Midway International Airport (MDW). Click here for air travel discounts.

Mil Air
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USO centers are located at both airports in Chicago. Feel free to stop by your "Home Away From Home".

Terminal 2 - (773) 686-7396
Terminal 3 - (773) 601-9500

Midway - (773) 582-5852

Vistitors with Disabilities

Wheelchairs, scooters, information booths, designated parking, TDD telephones and other services are available for visitors with disabilities. For wheelchair/electric scooter rental contact Scootaround at 888-441-7575 or to reserve in advance. Onsite rental may be available, depending on event schedules.