Conference 2017 Transportation

Air Travel

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is the city's primary airport. It is located just under ten miles from the hotel, and is served by all major air carriers. Learn more about the airport at its website.

From the Airport - BWI

Baltimore Hyatt Regency does not provide shuttle service to and from BWI, though they do recommend Super Shuttle. Shuttles leave from BWI every 30 minutes between 6:00 am and 2:00 am. Look for the blue vans with yellow "Super Shuttle" lettering near the ground transportation desk at Baggage Claim 3, 4, and 5. A 10% discount off of regular fares thanks to VisitBaltimore's Show Your Badge program is available online or by calling 800-258-3826 and mentioning discount code ZG7TC. Estimated round-trip SuperShuttle fare (with the convention discount but not including gratuity) is $30.60. If you require a wheelchair-accessible van, please mark the appropriate box on the SuperShuttle website or mention it on the phone when reserving service in advance. Wheelchair lifts or ramps may not be available if they are not reserved in advance. 

Attendees traveling by air can also utilize a taxi (estimated fare: $35.00). Please go to the lower level curb of any terminal to get a taxi. 

MTA operates busses, trains, and light rail from BWI to various destinations, including the host facility.

Mass Transit

The hotel is located just three blocks from the light rail (which runs to BWI) and four blocks from the Metro subway station. Many BUS-MTA routes also serve the hotel. For details on mass transit options, please see the MTA website. Maps and information are also available from the concierge desk at the hotel.

To get to the host hotel from BWI via mass transit:

  • Board the Light Rail (200) just outside Terminal E. Fare is $1.60.
  • Exit at Convention Center (Pratt St). 
  • Head east on Pratt St for 0.3 miles (if you are facing your train's direction of travel, east is to the right).
  • At S Light St, make a right. The hotel will be on your right.


Please see the facility page for links to directions. Parking is $30 per day at the hotel for self-park or $42 per day for valet at the hotel (with unlimited in-and-out privileges). Hourly rates are also available, and are listed on the hotel website. For information on other parking options, including off-site parking for oversized vehicles, please see ParkMe or Parkopedia. These parking resources are provided as a courtesy, and are managed by outside providers not affiliated with NCEMSF or the host hotel. NCEMSF and the host hotel are not responsible for the accuracy or appropriateness of the content that they provide. 

The City of Baltimore Parking Authority also operates several parking lots and garages. Six of these (PDF file) are located near stops on the free Charm City Circulator bus lines (see "Shuttle Bus Service to Area Attractions" section below). 

Shuttle Bus Service to Area Attractions

The Charm City Circulator ( provides free shuttle service around the Inner Harbor area and other parts of Baltimore. The Conference hotel is served by the following routes:

  • Purple Route, running north-south between Penn Station and Federal Hill (Route Map in PDF)
  • Orange Route, running east-west between Hollins Market/UMB and Harbor East/Fell's Point (Route Map in PDF)
  • Banner Route, running southeast from the hotel to Fort McHenry (Route Map in PDF)

More information, including stops, other connecting lines, and operating hours, is available from the Charm City Circulator website

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