Kansas City Transportation

Join Us in 2018!

National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students

August 2 - August 4, 2018
KC Convention Center
Kansas City, MO

Airline

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

SuperShuttle is offered at KCI Airport. For reservations, call 800-258-3826 and mention code R3PE6 or reserve online(www.supershuttle.com). To use your code simply enter it in the "DISCOUNT CODE" box on the first page of the website when making your reservations online. Your discount gives you $6.00 off round trip Shared Ride reservations made online. The discount does not apply to ExecuCar private vehicles, nor to the exclusive/non-stop vans (which are already discounted).

For special reservation questions call 1-800 BLUE VAN (800-258-3826) or customer service, available 24/7. Please note that if you call in your reservation  instead of booking and paying online with your discount code, then your discount is not valid and a $3 call center fee applies.   

Arrival Information: After collecting luggage, customers must proceed to one of the SuperShuttle ticket booths located right across luggage carousels to speak to a uniformed customer service representative or to access a self-service ticketing kiosk located next to the booth. Note: Customer’s must check in with SuperShuttle representative or use the touch-screen kiosk to receive a boarding pass before attempting to board a vehicle. A customer service representative will then direct the customer outside to the appropriate pickup location.

Taxi

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 816-471-5000. 

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

Uber and Lyft are also available from the airport.

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!

Bus

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).