Travel Resources

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).


Discount code: B923099

Advantage Rent A Car
Discount Code: CD02C826E8

Discount code: 02UZ0016


Discount code: NMPBR

United Airlines
Discount code: ZXME244449


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

Airports Serving Washington, DC

Reagan National Airport
Closest airport to Washington, DC. Accessible via Metro (Blue and Yellow Lines). Taxi stand located outside of baggage claim. (A ride into downtown DC will cost about $15-$20.) Visit the Reagan National Parking & Transportation page for more information.

Dulles Airport
Located 26 miles from DC in Virginia. Taxi stands located outside the main terminal. (A ride into DC will cost about $60-$68.) Washington Flyer's Silver Line Express Bus goes to Metro. Visit the Dulles Airport Transportation and Parking page for more information.

BWI Airport
Located in Baltimore. Accessible via Amtrak, which goes to DC’s Union Station. Visit the BWI Airport Ground Transportation page for more information.

Convention Center

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC  20001

Reserve your parking in advance and get there on time, stress free!

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Ground Transportation

Washington, DC offers several options for getting around. Typically, Metro rail is the most convenient and cost-effective option.

Metro Rail
The Convention Center is on the Yellow and Green lines (Mt. Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center stop). Hours: 5 a.m. - Midnight (weekdays);  7 a.m. - Midnight (weekends)

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

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

To reserve your parking spot for the American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, visit the Washington Convention Center SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

Cheap Airport Parking
Visit Cheap Airport Parking and enter promo code: ACSTMC. Take advantage of offers of up to 20% on already discounted rates.

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