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    Washington, DC

    The Walter E. Washington convention center is conveniently located in the heart of downtown DC, at 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC. ACC will provide morning and evening shuttle service for downtown hotels.

    The ACC offers discounts on travel and transportation to and around Washington DC. See how you can save on your flight, airport shuttles, car rentals and more! Plus, visit the Washington DC page for more information on things to do and see once you're there!

      Flights and Airports
      Flights and Airports

    Airports Serving the DC Metro Region

    1. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): The airport has its own stop on the Metro (yellow and blue line) and is also serviced by Washington Flyer Taxi. The taxi fare from Reagan National to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is approximately $15 plus tip. See more information >>>
    2. Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD): Serviced by Washington Flyer Taxi, the 30-mile ride from Dulles to Capitol Hill would be approximately $64 plus tip. Washington Flyer also operates Super Shuttle, which offers passengers the opportunity to share transportation. See more information >>>
    3. Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI): The airport can be accessed via Amtrak. Visitors can take the train from the BWI station to DC’s Union Station for approximately $15. See more information >>>

    Air Travel



    The Star Alliance member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for ACC.17. Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked using the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts.

    Discounts are offered on most published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares. The participating airlines for this event are: ANA, Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Avianca, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EVA Airways, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, TAP Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines and United.

    The following Star Alliance airlines are offering special discounts for travel to/from Japan: Turkish Airlines and Air New Zealand. To obtain these discounts for travel to/from Japan please contact the respective Star Alliance Member Airlines’ Booking Office. Contact details can be found under “Conventions Plus Booking Contacts”. Please quote event code UA08S17 for your ticket reservation.

    When making your travel plans please present confirmation of your registration or proof of attendance.

    Airport Shuttle

    Super Shuttle offers airport shuttle services between Washington, DC area locations and BWI, DCA and Dulles International Airports. Please click here for more information. Book online and enter your group discount code for 10% off: HK4F3

    Airport Taxis

    • Washington Flyer Taxi: 703-572-8294
    • Yellow Cab: 202-544-1212
    • District Cab: 202-398-0500

    Use the Taxi Fare Finder to calculate the rate from the airport to your hotel.



    Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to (Washington, DC) from March 14, 2017 until March 22, 2017. To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1-800-872-7245 or contact your local travel agent.

    Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X22C-954 when making your reservation. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.


    Washington, DC has one of the safest, cleanest and most efficient transportation systems in the world. Metrorail and Metrobus are the most convenient ways to get around DC, with Metrobus providing connections for locations not serviced by Metrorail. 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. Metrorail is currently undergoing an accelerated track work plan to address safety concerns and rehabilitate the Metrorail system. Please review information on Metro’s SafeTrack Plan which may impact your travel.

      Car Rental and Parking
      Car Rental and Parking

    Car Rental


    The ACC has arranged rental car discounts through Hertz. Book online to get your special ACC.17 rate. Or call toll-free 1-800-654-2240 (outside of the United States: 405-749-4434) and reference ID CV# 044W0011.

    Click here to see more information >>>


    Walter E. Washington Convention Center does not have parking inside the convention center; however there are over 3,000 parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility. These spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis. Click here to view a map of parking garages surrounding the convention center >>>

    Please check your individual hotel for additional information on parking availability at your hotel.

      Shuttle Service
      Shuttle Service

    Shuttle bus services to and from the ACC.17 hotels and Walter E. Washington Convention Center are provided for individuals who made hotel reservations through Experient Inc., the official ACC.17 housing company. There will be no shuttle service on Thursday, March 16.

    Friday, March 17 – Sunday, March 19
    Departures from Hotels 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
    No shuttle service provided 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Departures from Convention Center 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

    Walter E. Washington Convention Center is the transfer point for all routes. The following hotels are considered walk hotels and will not have shuttle service unless it is a special needs request: Cambria Suites Washington DC Convention Center, Comfort Inn Downtown DC, Embassy Suites Convention Center, Fairfield Inn and Suites Washington DC Downtown, Grand Hyatt Washington, Hampton Inn Washington DC Convention Center, Henley Park Hotel, Marriott Marquis Washington DC, Morrison Clark Inn, Renaissance Washington DC and Washington Marriott at Metro Center.

    If you require a special-needs shuttle, please contact to make arrangements.

    ROUTE #1
    Hyatt Regency Washington
    The Liason, an Affina Hotel
    Phoenix Park Hotel
    Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill

    ROUTE #2
    Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown
    JW Marriott Downtown
    W Washington DC

    ROUTE #3
    The Donovan, A Kimpton Hotel
    Loews Madison Hotel
    Washington Plaza Hotel
    Westin City Center

    ROUTE #4
    Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters
    Courtyard by Marriott – Embassy Row
    Capital Hilton
    Hyatt Place DC Downtown K Street
    Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel
    St. Regis
    Topaz, a Kimpton Hotel

    ROUTE #5
    Madera, a Kimpton Hotel
    One Washington Circle Hotel
    Mayflower Renaissance
    Renaissance Dupont
    St. Gregory Hotel & Suites

    ROUTE #6
    Carlyle Suites Dupont Circle
    The Dupont Circle Hotel
    Embassy Row Hotel
    Fairfax at Embassy Row
    Palomar Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel

    ROUTE #7
    The Ritz Carlton Washington DC
    Washington Marriott Georgetown
    Westin Georgetown
    Hyatt Place Georgetown West End

    ROUTE #8
    Omni Shoreham Hotel
    The Churchill Hotel
    Courtyard Dupont Circle
    Washington Hilton

    ROUTE #9
    Avenue Suites
    Melrose Georgetown Hotel
    The River Inn

    ROUTE #9A
    Hotel Lombardy

    ROUTE #10
    Holiday Inn Washington Capital
    Hyatt Place National Mall
    Mandarin Oriental

    ROUTE #11 – scheduled service*
    Courtyard by Marriott – US Capitol
    Hyatt Place US Capitol

    Route #12 – scheduled service*
    Monaco Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel
    Trump DC

    Route #13 – scheduled service*
    Watergate Hotel
    State Plaza Hotel

    *See schedule posted at hotel

    Shuttle Schedule is current as of January 24, 2017. Please check back for updates.


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