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  • RSNA 2018
  • Air Travel & Ground Transportation

  • Air Travel
    Airport Shuttle
    Shuttle Service to/from McCormick Place & Chicago Hotels
    Ground Transportation
    McCormick Place Parking
    Pre-Paid Parking

    Air Travel

    Chicago O’Hare International Airport is located approximately 40 minutes from downtown Chicago and McCormick Place.

    Chicago Midway International Airport is located approximately 20 minutes from downtown Chicago and McCormick Place.

    With discounted rates from United and Delta and nearly 100 hotels secured for the annual meeting, there is simply no better option than to reserve through RSNA. We even provide free shuttle service to and from McCormick Place in addition to complimentary Metra train tickets. Learn more now »

    Airport Shuttle

    GO Airport Express offers shuttle service to and from Chicago O’Hare & Chicago Midway International Airports, Chicago Hotels and McCormick Place. Departures are every 10 - 15 minutes. Please allow extra time during rush hour peak times and/or severe weather. Shuttle counters are located in the baggage claim area.

    Reserve early and save!

    • Receive a 20% discount off the current rates if booked by September 30.
    • Receive a 15% discount off the current rates if booked by October 31.
    • Receive a 10% discount off the current rates if booked after October 31.

    Reserve your hotel room through RSNA and SAVE 25% with GO Airport Express! To reserve your shuttle and save 25%, simply access the GO Airport Express link on your hotel confirmation email.

    Direct return service to the airports is available from McCormick Place Convention Center from November 27-30.

    Boarding Locations & Times:

    • Lakeside Center, Gate 37
    • South Building, Gate 3 
    Tuesday  12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Wednesday & Thursday  12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Friday  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Lakeside Center only)

    R&E Foundation Inspire-Innovate-Invest Campaign
    GO Airport Express is proud to support the RSNA Fund Radiology's Future by donating a portion of all proceeds raised during the RSNA Annual Meeting to The RSNA Research & Education Foundation.
    Make your reservation today »

    Shuttle Service to/ from McCormick Place & Chicago Hotels

    RSNA provides complimentary shuttle bus transportation between hotels in the RSNA block and the McCormick Place Convention Center.

    Ground Transportation

    Taxi service is available throughout the city and can cost approximately $5-$30 per ride. Taxi pickup and drop off locations are at McCormick Place, South Building - Gate 4 and Lakeside Center - Gate 30.

    Taxi service at Midway and O’Hare is located on the lower level (outside of baggage claim). There are no flat rates as taxi cabs run on meters. The average fare is $30-$40.

    Rideshare Provider:
    Shared ride providers are a popular mode of transportation in the city. Uber is offering your first ride FREE (up to $15)*. Download the app or visit Uber and enter the code HITTHEROAD. *First time riders only. Expires 12/31/18.

    Chicago O’Hare International Airport Loading Zones:

    • Upper Level between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2
    • Upper Level between Terminal 2 and Terminal 3
    • Lower Level Terminal 5 across from Door 5C

    Chicago Midway International Airport Loading Zone:

    • Upper Level outside of Baggage Claim

    McCormick Place Pick-Up/Drop-off Locations:

    • South Building: Gate 4.5
    • Lakeside Center: Gate 38

    Public Transit:
    The CTA’s convenient and easy-to-use bus and elevated/subway train lines- including the famous “L”- carry you around town and to major attractions. The CTA website offers a valuable overview of transit services, a guide to the system, instructions for first-time riders and much more.

    Metra Electric trains run from downtown Chicago and stop directly inside the McCormick Place Convention Center. Metra provides direct service within seven minutes to and from downtown Chicago to McCormick Place. Stations are located within walking distance to many hotels. Your complimentary Metra train ticket can be picked up at McCormick Place.

    Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line Station:
    The nearest CTA “L” station is located at the intersection of Cermak Road and State Street, 2 blocks from the northwest corner of the McCormick Place West Building - Gate 41.

    McCormick Place Parking:

    North & South Building (Lot A):

    • Use Lot A, also known as Martin Luther King, 2301 S Prairie Avenue (adjacent to the West Building).
    • The parking rate is $23 for up to 16 hours. After 16 hours, the rate is $36 per day. Overnight parking is only available in this lot. This parking garage is automated and open 24/7.

    Lakeside Center (Lot C):

    • Use Lot C, also known as Lakeside Garage, Ft Dearborn Drive
    • The parking rate is $23 per day. Overnight parking is not available in the Lakeside Center. This parking garage is open during event hours.

    Pre-Paid Parking:

    McCormick Place:
    A limited number of prepaid guaranteed parking spaces are available at McCormick Place for $36 per day by advance order of an Attendee Parking Permit. This permit allows access to the garages with in-and-out privileges. Parking spaces are guaranteed even if lots fill to capacity.

    Spot Hero:
    Reserve discounted parking near McCormick Place in advance through SpotHero, a parking reservation service that helps drivers find and book parking online. To find and reserve your spot today, visit the RSNA SpotHero Parking Page or download the iPhone/Android app to book your spot from your phone.