Air and Ground Transportation

Air Travel

Washington, DC is accessible by three major airports. Transportation options, approximate travel times, and approximate fares to and from the airports are listed below. Fares are subject to change. Travelers should monitor impacts due to the current outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and stay up-to-date on travel advisories. SfN will provide updated information as it becomes available.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Reagan National Airport is served by 15 commercial airlines and is located 5 miles from downtown Washington, DC and the Convention Center. Approximate 20-minute drive to downtown Washington, DC.

Washington Dulles International Airport

Dulles is served by 33 commercial airlines and is located 27 miles from downtown Washington, DC and the Convention Center. Approximate 35-minute drive to downtown Washington, DC.

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

BWI is served by 12 commercial airlines and is located 32 miles from downtown Washington, DC and the Convention Center. Approximate 45-minute drive to downtown Washington, DC.


Airlines

Special meeting fares have been negotiated for Neuroscience 2014. Contact the airlines below for specific details on discounted rates. Applicable restrictions may apply.

To make reservations, call the individual providers directly or use a travel agent. Also book tickets online for selected providers. Reference the meeting ID number and/or code number where applicable.

American Airlines

  • Valid dates: November 12-22
  • Phone: (800) 433-1790 (United States and Canada)
    [Note: American Airlines and American Eagle flights only]
  • Web site: www.aa.com
  • Provide Meeting ID #39N4BH
  • International originating travelers need to call their local reservations number and refer to your Discount Code (STARfile authorization number): #A39N4BH

Lufthansa Airlines

  • Valid dates: November 8-26
  • Website: www.lufthansa.com/event-booking_en
  • Access Code: USZANFC in the "Access to Event Booking" area
  • NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

United Airlines

  • Valid dates: November 11-22
  • Phone: (800) 468-7022
  • Provide a Z Code: ZRRC and Agreement Code: 547339
  • Book reservation online to avoid a service fee at www.united.com
  • Provide code ZRRC547339 in the Offer Code Box

Car Rental

Special meeting rates for car rental have been negotiated for Neuroscience 2014. Contact the provider below for specific details on discounted rates. Applicable restrictions may apply.

Avis

  • Phone: (800) 331-1600, visit the Avis website
  • AWD Number #H632200
  • Valid dates: November 12-22

Budget

  • Phone: (800) 842-5628, visit the Budget Website
  • Discount Number U001650
  • Valid dates: November 12-22

Ground Transportation

Airport Shuttle (SuperShuttle)

SuperShuttle offers transportation to and from downtown Washington, DC and the three major airports. Fares will vary according to your final destination. When you arrive at the airport, claim your luggage and visit the SuperShuttle counter in the baggage claim area of your respective airport. Return trips to the airport may be prearranged by calling (800) 258-3826.

Metro

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's Metrorail system is available in the downtown area for a base fee of $2.70 and increases by distance traveled. For assistance in locating the Metro stop closest to your desired location, visit Metro's Trip Planner at www.wmata.com.

Taxis

There are several companies that provide taxicab service in Washington, DC. Taxicabs are easily accessible at the convention center, major hotels, and other downtown locations and attractions.

The Circulator

The Circulator is a public transit system designed to take riders to the city’s cultural, shopping, dining, and business destinations including the Walter E. Washington convention center. There are two routes near the convention center as well as one that travels around the National Mall. At just $1 and with buses arriving every 10 minutes, the Circulator provides daily bus service throughout Washington, DC. For more information, visit www.dccirculator.com.

Parking

Parking is not available at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. However, there are over 3,000 parking spaces in a three block radius of the convention center. These spaces are available on a first-come, first served basis. Exhibitors and attendees are strongly encouraged to use the public parking facilities. Ticketing is heavily enforced in the convention center's surrounding residential area.