Kansas City Transportation

On-site registration available!

It's not too late to join us at the 2017 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students

July 27 - July 29, 2017
Kansas City Convention Center
Kansas City, MO


TRAVELLERS, Inc., the AAFP‘s official travel agency, can help you with your travel arrangements. To contact TRAVELLERS, call (800) 382-6700 or email jnovotny@travellersinc.com.

Transportation to/from Kansas City International Airport (MCI)

The Kansas City Convention Center and participating hotels are located approximately 30 minutes from Kansas City International Airport.

Kansas City Convention Center
301 West 13th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

Shuttle/Town Car

Kansas City Transportation Group operates SuperShuttle, KCI Airport's exclusive scheduled airport shuttle service, and Yellow Cab. For reservations, call 800-258-3826 and mention code Y5XM5 or reserve online(group.supershuttle.com).


At the Airport: Courtesy phones for taxi service are located both inside and outside the terminal at each bag claim area and at other strategic locations outside the terminal exits. Make sure that you give the dispatcher your exact location. If calling from a personal phone, call 816-243-2345. 

Fares may be pro-rated (shared) when the originating passenger requests it and all other passengers agree.

Rates are $2.50 plus $2.10 per mile.

Downtown: Taxi service is available throughout the city. Taxi stands are located at all major hotels, shopping and entertainment districts.

Transportation Around Kansas City

Car Rental

AVIS and Budget are the AAFP official car rental companies. Take advantage of your membership benefit when renting a car for National Conference.

AVIS: Reserve online(www.avis.com) or call (800) 331-1600.
Your Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number is A685100. Mention the discount number and you receive a third weekend day free coupon (#TUGA018) or $25 off a weekly rental coupon (#MUGA046).  

Budget: Reserve online(www.budget.com) or call (800) 842-5628.
Your Budget Customer Discount (BCD) number is D574100.

Get a map of downtown parking garages(www.downtownkc.org).

KC Streetcar

Running from the River Market on the north end to Union Station and Crown Center on the south, KC Streetcar(kcstreetcar.org) connects all the downtown neighborhoods with 16 platform stops and 2 miles of track. Free to ride!


Kansas City’s MAX bus service operates along the Main Street corridor, from the River Market through downtown, past Union Station and Crown Center, and south to the Country Club Plaza, Hours of operation are 5:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m., seven days a week.

Cost: $1.50, collected on board, with free transfers to the rest of the Metro system.

Get the bus route map and schedules(www.kcata.org).