Ground Transportation to/from McCormick Place
for transportation to/from Chicago Airports
RSNA provides complimentary shuttle bus transportation between hotels in the RSNA block and the McCormick Place Convention Center. For shuttle schedules, click here
Trains run from downtown Chicago and stop directly inside the McCormick Place Convention Center. Metra provides direct service within seven minutes to and from downtown Chicago to McCormick Place. Stations are located within walking distance to many hotels. Check your registration wallet for your complimentary Metra train ticket. Click here
for a list of train times.
Chicago Transit Authority
The CTA’s convenient and easy to use bus and elevated/subway train lines - including the famous “L” - carry you around town and to major attractions. The CTA website offers a valuable overview of transit services, a guide to the system, instructions for first time riders and much more. Visit the CTA website
for more information.
New Cermak–McCormick Place Green Line Station
The nearest CTA “L” station is located at the intersection of Cermak Road and State Street, 2 blocks from the northwest corner of the McCormick Place West Building – Gate 41.
Taxi service is available throughout the city and can cost approximately $5–$30 per ride. Taxi pickup and dropoff locations are at McCormick Place, South Building Gate 4 and Lakeside Center Gate 30.
It is good practice to take note of or take a photo of your taxi's medallion located on the back of the passenger seat or on the glass between the seats. If you experience any difficulties with a taxi driver please notify RSNA staff services at 312-791-6605.
Parking at McCormick Place
North & South Building (Lot A):
- Use Lot A, also known as Martin Luther King, 2301 S. Prairie Avenue (adjacent to the West Building).
- The parking rate is $23 for up to 16 hours. After 16 hours, the rate is $36 per day. Overnight parking is available only in this lot. This parking garage is automated and open 24/7.
Lakeside Center (Lot C):
- Use Lot C, also known as Lakeside Garage, Ft. Dearborn Drive.
- The parking rate is $23 per day. Overnight parking is not available in the Lakeside Center. This parking garage is open during event hours.
For more information and for printable maps, click here.