GETTING TO THE CONFERENCE
**Please note that the conference hotel and meeting place, The Baltimore Embassy Suites by Hilton Inner Harbor, is not actually located at the Inner Harbor, despite its name. However, it’s not far from the Inner Harbor, located 3.5 blocks north of the Harbor, at the intersection of St. Paul and E. Saratoga Streets.**
BWI Airport Taxi cabs are available just outside of the baggage claim area on the lower level of the terminal. Estimated fare to the Inner Harbor is around $30. For more information call (410) 859-1100 or visit www.bwiairporttaxi. com. For cab service from the hotel to the airport, visit the hotel front desk or call Checker Cab at (410) 685-1212.
Lyft and Uber also operate out of BWI.
The Maryland Transit Authority Light Rail line runs from 4:00 am to 1:00AM Monday through Friday, from around 5:00 am to midnight on Saturday, and from around 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on Sunday. The station is located next to Concourse E on the lower level of BWI. Ride for 11 stops, about 28 minutes. Exit at the Convention Center/Pratt Street station. Exiting the Lexington Market station (0.4 mile), head north on Howard Street for one block and then turn right (east) onto Saratoga Street, which after four blocks will intersect with St. Paul Place, where the Embassy Suites is located, at 222 St. Paul Place.
The Light Fail fare is $1.80.
The Camden line runs between Camden Station in Baltimore and Union Station in Washington, D.C. Monday through Friday. The Penn line runs through Penn Station to Union Station and also operates on weekends. Transit time is approximately 75-90 minutes each way. Fare is $7.00 one way with reduced senior and student fares available. For detailed route and fare information, visit http://mta.maryland.gov/ or call (8866) RIDE-MTA.
DIRECTIONS FROM AMTRAK
Baltimore’s Penn Station is located 1.2 miles north of the hotel at 1500 N. Charles Street. Walking out of the station’s front entrance, turn left and walk for a minute until you see the bus stop where the driveway for the train stations intersects with St. Paul Street. From there, you can take one of several busses to the hotel: either the Purple Route of the Circulator (free to ride) or the 95 or CityLink Green or CityLink Silver busses, each of which cost $1.80 to ride.
The airport offers a free shuttle departing every ten minutes from the lower level terminal to the nearby rental car facility. Avis, Alamo, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty car rentals are available. For more information, visit http://www.bwiairport. com/en/travel/ground-transportation/trans/ carrental.
Parking at the Embassy suites in a city garage is available for $16/day.
DIRECTIONS FROM BWI MARSHALL AIRPORT
Exit airport or car rental facility onto I-195 West. Follow about 3.5 miles to exit 4A for I-95 North towards Interstate 695/Baltimore. Take exit 53 for I-395 North toward Downtown/Inner Harbor. After 0.9 miles, use one of the two right lanes to bear right onto Conway Street. Use one of the two left lanes at the second light to turn left onto S. Charles street, and after about 0.4 miles, turn right onto Saratoga Street. Drive one block and the Embassy Suites Hotel is located at the intersection of Saratoga and St. Paul. Turn right onto St. Paul for the hotel entrance.
The Baltimore Embassy Suites Inner Harbor does not offer airport shuttle service.
Shared van transportation. Ticket counters are located in the lower level baggage claim area near door number two in Concourse A and near door number nine in Concourse C. The ticket counters are open from 6:00 am to 2:00 am. Pre-registration and payment are also available. Contact (800) 258-3826 or reserve online at www.supershuttle.com. The cost is $16.00 each way.
The Airport Shuttle
Prior registration required. Passengers are met curbside by seven- or ten-passenger vans. Available from 3:00 am until midnight every day. Contact (800) 776-0323 or reserve online at www.theairportshuttle.com. Fares vary; approximately $25.