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  • Getting to/from McCormick Place

  • Shuttle Bus

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

    Metra Electric Train

    Ride the Metra Electric Trains for free using the Metra ticket located in your registration wallet. Trains run from downtown Chicago stations (Millennium Station, Van Buren/Jackson Street, and Museum Campus/11th Street) to the McCormick Place Convention Center Station in just 7 minutes. Stations are located within walking distance to many hotels.

    Chicago Transit Authority — CTA

    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.


    Taxi service is available throughout the city and can cost anywhere from $5 to $30 per ride.

    Chicago cab fare rate and information:

    • The flag pull or initial charge to enter a cab is $3.25
    • Each additional mile is $1.80.
    • Every 36 seconds of time elapsed is $.20.
    • First additional passenger is $1.00, each additional passenger is $.50
    • Airport departure/arrival tax is $2.00
    • Tolls are an extra charge
    • Tipping is customary for good service.
    • Payment can be made by cash or credit/debit cards
    • Rates are subject to change

    If you would like to file a complaint or compliment to a cab driver, please call 311 or 1-312-744-5000. Please make sure to have the cab number when you call.

    For wheelchair accessible vehicles, please call United Dispatch at 1-800-281-4466.

    Parking Garage

    There are no in-and-out privileges.  Fees can be paid with VISA, MasterCard or American Express.

    North and South Buildings:

    • Use Lot A, also known as Martin Luther King Self Park/MLK, 2301 S. Prairie Ave.
    • Lot A is automated and open 24/7. 
    • The parking rate is $21 for up to 16 hours.  After 16 hours, the cost is $34/day. Overnight parking is available in the North and South Buildings only.

    Lakeside Center:

    • Use Lot C, also known as Lakeside Garage, Ft. Dearborn Drive
    • Lot C is open for entry from 5 a.m. until 7 p.m. 
    • The parking rate is $21/day. Overnight parking is not available in the Lakeside Center.

    For more information and to view printable maps and directions, click here.

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