Location, Travel, and Hotel
The 2018 TCEA Convention & Exposition will be held at the Austin Convention Center in downtown Austin.
Austin Convention Center
500 E. Cesar Chavez
Austin, TX 78701
Austin Bergstrom International Airport is 15-minutes from downtown.
Taxi rates begin at $25 for one person, one way. Super Shuttle is approximately $14 one way.
Capital Metro, Austin’s public transportation system, offers an express flyer shuttle to and from the airport and convention center for $1.50 each way. The shuttle runs 5:30 a.m. to midnight.
Click here for schedule and details.
Rideshare services, Fare and Fasten, operate in the Austin vicinity.
Complimentary shuttle service is provided between the Austin Convention Center and the conference hotels not within walking distance on Monday, Feb. 5 through Friday, Feb. 9. The shuttle will pick up and drop off passengers at the Trinity Street side of the convention center.
Buses depart every hour and half hour during the times listed below. Please note that due to traffic, the shuttles may arrive at your hotel in between the hour and half hour. Shuttle pick-up locations are posted at each hotel on the route.
Capital MetroRail offers comfortable and reliable passenger service to downtown Austin next to the Austin Convention Center. Nine stations are located along the 32-mile line, and all trains stop at each station. Fares run between $2.75 each way. For schedules and details, click here.
The Austin Convention Center has two parking garages: one at Cesar Chavez and Brazos Street (entrance on Brazos), the other located between 4th and 5th Street (entrance on 5th Street). Parking is approximately $9 per vehicle per day, depending on length of time.
Housing will open on September 14th.
TCEA has secured specially discounted rates at a selection of recommended hotels. These discounted rates are managed by a housing bureau, not the individual hotels. In order to receive these discounts, reservations must be made online via the link provided in your registration confirmation. Do not contact the hotels directly to make reservations or to change reservations.