Air Travel
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is located 15 miles west of the conference site (22-32 minutes by car).

A cab ride costs $33.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) for one or two persons and $14.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage. Taxis are required to offer a credit card payment option. Estimated time: 22-32 minutes.

Airport Shuttle
Shuttle service is available from the airport to the hotels in the CBD for $20.00 (per person, one-way) or $38.00 (per person, round-trip). Three bags per person. Call 1-866-596-2699 or (504) 522-3500 for more details or to make a reservation. Advance reservations are required 48 hours prior to travel for all ADA accessible transfers. Please call in advance of your travel date for the specially-equipped shuttle to be reserved. For group reservations of 50 or more people please dial 1-866-596-2699. Ticket booths are located on the lower level in the baggage claim area. Estimated time: 1 hour.

Airport Limousines
Airport Limousine is the official limousine service for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.  Convenient kiosks are located in the baggage claim area and no hassle curb side pickups are available.  Rates begin at $58 for 1 or 2 passengers.  Visit their web site for more information/reservations. Estimated time: 22-32 minutes.

Public Transit
The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) Bus picks up outside airport Entrance #7 on the upper level.  The fare for Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) is $2.00. The fare boxes will accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills and all U.S. coins.  The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) provides service from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, down Airline Drive into New Orleans, which takes approximately 35 minutes. The Airport bus stop is on the second level of the Airport in the outer lanes at Door 7.  For more information on public transit in the area, visit the Jefferson Transit website,, or the RTA website

Automobile Rental
There are 9 rental agencies with offices on the lower level of the airport. Check with each company for rates. Click here to view rental car company contact information.

Amtrak Union Station is located at 1001 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans (0.8 miles from the conference hotel). It is a 5 minute taxi ride, or a 15 minute walk to the hotel.

Ground Transportation around New Orleans
The hotel is located on the historic St. Charles Streetcar line.  Click here for more information about New Orleans streetcars. New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provides bus and streetcar transportation in and around the downtown area. (It does not connect to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.)