Getting Here

Getting to Cincinnati

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By air

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)

By rail

Amtrak's Cardinal route from New York to Chicago services Cincinnati's Union Station.
Union Station
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati Union Terminal
Cincinnati, OH 45203

By Car

Cincinnati is accessible from I-71, I-74, and I-75.
Hilton Cincinnati Nederland Hotel
35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

To and From the Airport

Public Transit

Take the 2X route "Airporter" Bus, operated by Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK).
The bus departs from east end of Baggage Claim. Look to your right when you go outside baggage claim and walk toward the Taxi stand. You will see the TANK bus shelter to your right near the rental car pickups.
The “Airporter” route goes past the Northern Kentucky Convention Center before crossing the river into downtown.
Exit the bus at 5th and Elm. The conference hotel is one block to the east at the corner of 5th and Race.

Cost is $2.00 for a one way fare, and the ride takes roughly 40 minutes.


The average cost of a taxi from the Cincinnati Airport to downtown is $34.00, one way.

Cincinnati Taxi
RiverFront Taxi
Royal Cab
Towne Taxi


Lyft and Uber are authorized to operate at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Van Service

Executive Transportation provides van and car service from the Cincinnati Airport to downtown.
Cost is $22.00 one way or $32.00 round trip.
Call to make a guaranteed reservation, though walk ups are welcome.

Driving (from hotel website)

Take I-275 East to I-75 North. Take 5th Street Exit and go 3 blocks east to Race. To park, turn right on Race. Luggage dropoff on left. Valet & self parking just past doorman on left. Valet under green arrow & self parking in Mabley Garage. 
Distance from Hotel: 12 mi. 
Drive Time: 15 min. 


Valet parking is available at the Hilton Netherland Plaza for $28 per day. MLA conference attendees will receive a 10% on valet parking during the conference. 

Click here to see a list of available parking options, including price, lot description, and staffing and a map of where each lot is located.