Ground Transportation - AUA Annual Meeting


Ground Transportation

AUA2023 – Hotels & Travel

Transportation To and From the Airport

Midway International Airport is approximately 12 miles away from McCormick Place and the O'Hare International Airport is approximately 18 miles from McCormick Place.

Transportation to and from Midway International Airport and O'Hare International Airport

There are many ways passengers can get to and from Midway International Airport and O’Hare. Public transportation such as the CTA "L" trains and Metra offer up easy and economical travel to and from both airports. The CTA Orange Line station is located at Midway and the CTA Blue Line station is located at O’Hare, offering easy access for passengers regardless of the airport.

Several airport shuttles and regional busses service Midway and O'Hare, offering transportation for passengers in the city, suburbs, and surrounding states.

Visit the Shuttles and Buses Page on the Chicago Midway International Airport Site

Visit the Shuttles and Buses Page on the O'Hare International Airport Site

Taxis, limos and rideshare companies are all accessible to passengers that are both coming and going. There are also many rental car companies that service Midway and O'Hare out of their consolidated rental car facility.

Visit the Taxis, Limos, and Rideshare Companies Page on the Chicago Midway International Airport Site

Visit the Taxis, Limos, and Rideshare Companies Page on the O’Hare International Airport Site

Shuttle Service between AUA Hotels and Convention Center

The AUA will provide shuttle service from Official AUA Hotels that are not within walking distance of McCormick Place. Please confirm the closest shuttle service pick-up location with your hotel when checking-in.

Shuttle Schedule

The shuttle schedule will become available as we get closer to the event.

Ground Transportation in Chicago

Chicago has many options to get around the city which includes CTA, Metra Rail, Taxi & Rideshare, and water taxis. For more information, visit Chicago's Public Transit Guide.

Rental Car

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The AUA has partnered with Hertz as the official car rental provider for the 2023 Annual Meeting.

Hertz is pleased to offer special discounted car rental rates for the AUA2023 Annual Meeting. Make your car rental reservation online or call 1-800-654-2240. Make sure to mention the discount code CDP#2188961.


McCormick Place offers ample parking at the Convention Center for a daily fee for meeting attendees and exhibitors.

Parking is located in three (3) locations at the Convention Center:

Lot A – 2301 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616

*this lot is closest to 2023 AUA Annual Meeting

Lot B – 3050 South Moe Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

Lot C – Fort Dearborn Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

For ridesharing services, such as Uber or Lyft, pick-up and drop-off locations have been designated Gate 4 at McCormick Place on Level 1.

View more information about parking at McCormick Place.