Air Travel to/from Austin
The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) (Airport Code: AUS) is approximately 5 miles from downtown Austin and serves the Greater Austin metropolitan area.
Getting to and From the Airport
By Public Transit: From the Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA): The Route 20 Manor Rd/Riverside MetroBus stops at the ABIA Lower Level and will take you to Downtown Austin. The closest stop to the Austin Convention Center is Lavaca/4th. A single bus ticket costs $1.25. Check the online schedule.
By Taxi or Ride App: The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has a specific location to catch a taxi or meet your Ride App driver for pick-up. Review this graphic for walking directions from both the upper and lower levels at ABIA. Please note it is approximately a 5-10 minute walk from the airport doors.
Austin Ground Transportation: Please click here for more information.
Directions to the Austin Convention Center
Stretching over six city blocks, the Austin Convention Center (ACC) is located in the heart of Austin, Texas.
By Public Transportation: The Austin Convention Center is located right next to the Capital Metro’s Downtown MetroRail stop. Although the Downtown stop is currently under construction, the MetroRail is still a great way to commute to the Austin Convention Center or to explore the city. At the Plaza Saltillo Station, a Metro Bus will shuttle train passengers to the Convention Center and vice versa.
A single ride on the MetroRail costs $3.50, or a day pass costs $7. For more information, you can use the Metro's Trip Planner tool, or check out the overall Austin public transit map.
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By Car: Two Options
Directions From ABIA to the Austin Convention Center via TX-71:
Take Hotel Dr for 1.5 miles to TX-71 W
Continue on TX-71 W. Take I-35 N/US-290 E to N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd for 6.9 miles.
Take exit 234A from I-35 N/US-290 E
Continue on N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd. Drive to E 1st St/E Cesar Chavez St for 1.1 miles.
Directions From ABIA to the Austin Convention Center via E Cesar Chavez:
Take Hotel Dr to TX-71 W for .8 of a mile
Take US-183 N to E Cesar Chavez St in Austin for 5.8 miles
Directions and Parking: Please use the this link for more information regarding directions and parking at the Austin Convention Center.