Get to – and Around – Cleveland

By Air

The Cleveland area has two main airports:

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is about 14 miles, or about 20 minutes, from the Convention Center and hotels.

Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) is about 50 miles, or about 53 minutes, from the Convention Center and hotels.

Listed below are the major carriers that service Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Air Canada

American Airlines

Delta Airlines

JetBlue Airways

Southwest Airlines

Spirit Airlines

United Airlines

US Airways


Ground Transportation

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) Ground Transportation: A variety of transportation options are available from CLE to the Cleveland Convention Center and the conference hotels.

  • Public Transportation: The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Red Line provides regular service between CLE and downtown Cleveland via the Tower City Station. The trip takes less than 30 minutes and trains depart from CLE every 15 minutes for the majority of the day. For RTA to the Renaissance Hotel: Take the Red Line toward Stokes/Windermere. Exit at Tower City – Public Sq Stn. Fare: $2.25 (one way).
  • Taxi Service: For passengers leaving the airport, CLE offers a dedicated taxicab service. To use the taxi service, look for the taxi entrance at the orange wall on the south end of baggage claim, adjacent to Carousel 11. Pickups are made at this location only. Rate from the airport to the Renaissance Hotel is approximately $33 one way.

Trains and Buses

Amtrak ( trains arrive at the downtown Lakefront Station Building, 200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway, Cleveland, OH 44114. Upon arriving, take a taxi to the Renaissance Hotel, or take bus 39 toward 39 West Prospect on the East 9th Street and North Coast Station. Exit at the Frankfort Avenue and West 3rd Street stop. The Renaissance Hotel is a 2-minute walk. Bus fare: $2.25 (one way).

 Greyhound ( buses arrive at the Greyhound terminal (Cleveland Greyhound STA, 1465 Chester Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114) in downtown Cleveland. Upon arriving, you can take a taxi or bus to the Renaissance Hotel. Take Bus 51 toward 51 Drake/Howe on Chester Avenue and East 15th Street. Exit at Public Square. The Renaissance Hotel is a one-minute walk. Bus fare: $2.25 (one way).

Megabus ( buses arrive at the GCRTA Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center (2115 East 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44113) in owntown Cleveland. Upon arriving, you can take a taxi or bus to the Renaissance Hotel. Take Bus 79A-B towards 79B East 6th/Lakeside on West 25th treet and Bridge Avenue. Exit at Superior Avenue and West 3rd Street. The Renaissance Hotel is a one-minute walk. Bus fare: $2.25 (one way).

And Once You’ve Arrived In Cleveland….

Visit the “Map with Walking Directions” link in the “Hotel Accommodations” section of the conference website to see the distances between the Convention Center and the conference hotels (, as well as maps and detailed driving directions from CLE. Use Google maps to generate specific directions.


The Cleveland Convention Center does not provide parking, but there are several parking garages close to the Center. For more information:

For information about hotel parking:

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel:

Westin Cleveland Downtown:

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Cleveland Downtown:

Annual Meeting referenced: