Shuttle Information

The Academy will provide complimentary shuttle service to and from McCormick Place for attendees staying in our contracted hotels. Attendees should be prepared to show their hotel keys to the shuttle driver in order to ride.

How often will the shuttles arrive/depart?

Every 15 minutes or sooner during peak hours and every 20 minutes during non peak hours.

Approximately how long is the shuttle ride expected to take?

At least 20 minutes one-way. We advise attendees to plan accordingly and plan to travel early as weather, traffic and other factors could lengthen the ride time significantly.

Where are the shuttle stops?

1) Palmer House Hilton Headquarters Loop (RED)
Pickup Location: Wabash Street Entrance. 
Shuttles run every 15-20 minutes.

Wednesday: 6:30 AM - 11:00 PM to and from McCormick Place
Thursday: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM to and from McCormick Place
Friday: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM to and from McCormick Place
Saturday: 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM to and from McCormick Place
**McCormick Pickup Location: Gate 31

2) Congress Plaza Loop (YELLOW)
Pickup Location: Lobby Entrance. 
Shuttles run every 15 - 20 minutes. 

Wednesday: 6:30 AM - 11:00 PM to and from McCormick Place
Thursday: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM to and from McCormick Place
Friday: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM to and from McCormick Place and 6:30 PM - 1:30 AM to and from Palmer House Hilton
Saturday: 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM to and from McCormick Place and 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM to and from Palmer House Hilton
**McCormick Pickup Location: Gate 32

3) Wyndham and Hyatt Regency Loop (BLUE)
Pickup Location: Lobby Entrance at Wyndham, Lobby Entrance at Hyatt
Shuttles to run every 15 - 20 minutes. 
Fairmont guests will board across the street at the Hyatt Regency. 

Wednesday: 6:30 AM - 11:00 PM to and from McCormick Place
Thursday: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM to and from McCormick Place
Friday: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM to and from McCormick Place and 6:30 PM - 1:30 AM to and from Palmer House Hilton
Saturday: 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM to and from McCormick Place and 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM to and from Palmer House Hilton
**McCormick Pickup Location: Gate 32

4) Select Evenings Only - Hyatt McCormick, Marriott Marquis Loop (GREEN)
Pickup Location: Lobby entrance. 
Shuttles run every 20 minutes. 

Friday: 6:30 PM - 1:30 AM to and from Palmer House Hilton
Saturday: 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM to and from Palmer House Hilton

**The Marriott Marquis McCormick Place and Hyatt Regency McCormick Place will not have shuttles to the convention center. Shuttles will only pick-up at those properties for the alumni receptions/Australia Party (Friday night) and the Fellowship Banquet (Saturday night). On those evenings the shuttle will pickup at the curbside lobby entrance.

Times listed are subject to change.