Transportation

For discounts on transportation in and around Austin, click here.

Public Transportation

AMS encourages all attendees to use public transportation to and from the airport and around Austin.

MetroBus Route 100 services the Austin Airport and Downtown (101 Congress & 2nd). Click here for schedule and information. Single ride costs $1.25.

MetroRapid Routes service most of downtown Austin. Click here for information. Single ride costs $1.25.

Ride Share Apps

Ride Austin: http://www.rideaustin.com/

Fasten: https://fasten.com/

Wingz: https://www.wingz.me/airport/

Airport Shuttles

Super Shuttle.  For reservations, Call 1-800-BLUE VAN (258-3826) or email AUSSales@supershuttle.net.

 

 

Car Rental

Enterprise is the official rental car agency for the 2018 Annual Meeting and special rates are available. Advance reservations may be made online (www.enterprise.com). Select “Corporate Account,” then “Make a Reservation.” Simply enter the account number (10AT034) and the first three letters of the account name (AMS). Reservations may also be made by phone by calling Enterprise (1-800-593-0505). When making a reservation, please mention the AMS Corporate Account number.

 

Taxi

The minimum fare for taxi customers from the airport to downtown is $12.30.  This includes a $1 airport surcharge.  All taxis have a four passenger maximum, excluding children 12 year and under. All taxis accept major credit cards.

ATX Co Op: 512-333-5555

Austin Cab: 512-478-2222

Lone Star Cab: 512-836-4900

Yellow Cab: 512-452-9999

 

Bike Rentals

Stations next to the Austin Convention Center at 3rd St. &Trinity and 2nd St. @ MetroRail: Austin B Cycle

 

PediCabs

Pedicabs operate throughout Austin day and night, mostly in the Central Business District, Rainey St, and East 6th St areas. Pedicab drivers are licensed and regulated by the City of Austin Ground Transportation Department and usually work for tips or a charge-per-block fare. Look for pedicab staging areas around downtown, or just flag one down.

 

Car2Go

car2go is carsharing wherever you want, whenever you need, without the costs or hassles of owning a car. Car2Go starts at only $0.41 per minute and without parking charges, fuel costs, or annual fees, your only question should be “Where to next?” If you already have a car2go account, you’re ready to go. If you don’t we recommend setting up your account before arriving in Austin. Click here.

 

Austin Convention Center Parking Details/Costs

201 EAST 2ND STREET

  • 10-story, 1,000-space garage just two blocks west of the facility.
  • Entrances on Brazos and San Jacinto
  • Clearance Height: 6’9”

601 EAST 5TH STREET

  • 5-story, 685-space garage just north of the facility
  • Entrance on 5th Street
  • Clearance Height: 6’11”

HOURS

Days Times
Sundays - Thursdays 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Fridays & Saturdays 6:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Rates

Time Cost
0 - 15 minutes Free
15 - 60 minutes $4.00
1-2 hours $6.00
2-7 hours $8.00
7-9 hours $12.00
9-12 hours $18.00
24-hour maximum charge $36.00
Lost ticket $35.00

Rates reset after 12 hours.

On weekends (Fridays & Saturdays 4:00pm - 2:00am) and during special events, rates will be as posted. “Pay on entry” method will be used during this timeframe.

Street Parking

Streets within a three block radius of the Center allow for additional spaces of on-street parking.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Parking

The Austin Convention Center’s 2nd Street Parking Garage offers 30 preferred parking spaces for Alternative Fuel Vehicles. The 30 spaces will be spread throughout the garage, and will be in close proximity to the elevators located in the southwest corner. Alternative Fuel Vehicles include hybrid, electric, bio-diesel and flex fuel.

Bicycle Racks

There are 124 bicycle racks secured to the sidewalks or pavements around the exterior of the Austin Convention Center building. Most racks are located along 4th Street, between Red River and Trinity. Along 4th street, there are 52 individual stands with cables and another 33 u-shaped steel tubes for 66 bikes. A tire stand rack for six bikes is located near the Administrative Offices along Cesar Chavez.

There are no racks at the parking garages.

Accessibility

Mobility Impaired Parking is available in the Austin Convention Center garages on all levels located near elevators. Vehicles with a specialty license plate with one of the following distinctions will receive complimentary parking:

  • Air Force Cross
  • Army Distinguished Service Cross
  • Disabled Veterans
  • Distinguished Service Cross
  • Legion of Merit Medal
  • Medal of Honor
  • Navy Cross
  • Pearl Harbor Survivors
  • Prisoners of War
  • Purple Heart