253rd ACS National Meeting April 2-6. Advanced Technologies, Systems, & processes.

Travel Resources

Airport & Ground Transportation 

ACS has negotiated special travel discounts with the following partners. To get the best rates and avoid service fees, it is recommended to make reservations online (except for Amtrak).


delta.com/meeting; (800) 328-1111
Discount code: NMPBR

United Airlines
united.com; (800) 426-1122
Discount code: ZXME244449


Amtrak (800) 872-7245
Discount code: X91C-958 (phone reservations only)


avis.com; (800) 331-1600
Discount code: B923099

Advantage Rent A Car
(800 )777-5500
Discount Code: CD02C826E8

hertz.com; (800) 654-2240
Discount code: 02UZ0016


Reagan National Airport is located across the Potomac River in Virginia and is the closest airport to DC. It is accessible via its own Metro stop on the Blue and Yellow Lines. To catch a taxi, look for the official taxi stand outside of baggage claim. A ride into downtown DC will cost about $15-$20.

Dulles Airport is located 26 miles from DC in suburban Virginia. Taxi stands are located outside the main terminal at Door 2 and Door 6. A ride into DC will cost about $60-$68.  Washington Flyer also offers a Silver Line Express Bus that drops off at the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail station about 15 minutes away. Silver Line Express Bus fare is $5 for one way. Purchase tickets inside the airport at Arrivals Door 4. Visit the Dulles Airport transportation and parking page for more information.

BWI Airport is in Baltimore and is accessible via an Amtrak train route that drops off at DC’s Union Station. A reserved seat on the train will cost $15-$30. Visit the BWI Airport ground transportation page for more information.


Metro Rail. The Walter E. Washington Convention Center has a dedicated Metro station serviced by the Yellow and Green lines, and many hotels are conveniently located near Metro stations or bus routes. Metro operates from 5 a.m. to midnight on weekdays and from 7 a.m. to midnight on weekends.

Taxis. Washington, DC has 6,000 taxis servicing the city. Taxis use a metered system and all accept credit and debit cards as payment, as well as cash.

Uber. Uber is another great option for getting around DC.  Sign up and download the app to your phone, and you can begin requesting a ride.

Traveling to Meeting Venues. The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located at 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC.

Parking. Most hotels have parking facilities, and visitors can find convenient street or garage parking with ParkWhiz or SpotHero.

ACS shuttle. Complimentary shuttle service will be provided between the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and official ACS hotels, with the exception of hotels within walking distance.