Annual Meeting

Ground Transportation and Parking


Car Rental

Annual Meeting attendees are eligible for discounted rental car rates through Avis and Budget:

Avis: Call 1-800-331-1600 or +1-918-624-4301 (outside US) and refer to AWD# B136001

Budget: Call 1-800-842-5628 or +1-918-624-4301 (outside US) and refer to BCD# U001650



Both Chicago O'Hare and Chicago Midway offer taxi and rideshare options from the airport.


Public Transportation

Chicago CTA Blue Line provides service directly from O'Hare airport to downtown. The accessible O’Hare station is located in the lower level concourse, which connects directly to Terminals 1, 2, and 3, and can be conveniently accessed from Terminal 5 via a free, airport shuttle train.​ The Blue Line runs 24 hours a day, and the commute is normally 40-45 minutes. The Washington stop is a 0.5-mile walk to the Hyatt Regency.

Chicago CTA Orange Line train service operates from Midway (on the southwest side of Chicago) to downtown via elevated tracks. All trains from the Midway station go to the downtown Loop.​ Service operates all day, every day, except during overnight hours. The ride is typically 20-25 minutes. The State/Lake stop is a 0.4-mile walk to the Hyatt Regency. 

Cost is $5.00 per ride coming from the airport, and $2.50 per ride returning. Visit for more information.



Parking is available at the Hyatt Regency Chicago or at the nearby Illinois Center Garage lot.

Valet parking (hotel): $69/night

Self parking (Illinois Center Garage): $49/night


Travel Assistance

Ms. Tomi Gaudio is the preferred travel account manager for AOFAS ground and air travel. If you need assistance, please contact her at 847-348-3600 ext. 6, or 844-250-8764 (toll free) and identify yourself as an AOFAS meeting attendee.

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