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Airport Transfers/Ground Transportation

Airport Transfers/Ground Transportation


Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to (Chicago, IL) between (June 15, 2017 – July 15, 2017). To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent.

Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X97C-959 when making your reservation. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.

United States Transportation Security Administration Offers Airport Screening Assistance

TSA Cares is a helpline that provides travelers with disabilities, medical conditions and other special circumstances additional assistance during the security screening process.

Call 72 hours prior to traveling with questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint. For more information please go to their website at:


GO Airport Express: Chicago Airport Shuttle

GO Airport Express provides door-to-door airport shuttle service from both Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and Midway (MDW) Airports. The GO Airport Express shuttle stops at all the LCI Hotels in downtown Chicago.

Transportation is via 9 passenger vans and is a shared ride.

Upon your arrival at either Chicago O'Hare or Midway Airport, proceed to baggage claim and secure your luggage.

O'Hare (ORD) Airport Shuttle:

For arrivals into the Chicago O’Hare domestic terminals, the GO Airport Express customer service counter is located on the baggage claim level at Door 1E, Door 2E and Door 3E. For arrivals into International Terminal 5, the customer service counter is located outside of customs at Door 5E.

The GO Airport Express shuttle departs from the inner curb, in front of the taxi cabs.

GO Airport Shuttle Service leaves O'Hare airport for downtown Chicago hotels and businesses every 10 to 15 minutes from 1E, 2E and 3E in the Domestic Terminal baggage claim area and 5E in the International Terminal.

GO Airport Shuttle Service begins at 04:00 a.m. to O’Hare. The last shuttle leaves O'Hare at 23:30.

Midway (MDW) Airport Shuttle:

For arrivals into Chicago Midway Airport, the GO Airport Express customer service counter is located on the lower level at Door 3, across from baggage claim. There is only one terminal at Chicago Midway Airport.

The GO Airport Express shuttle departs from the inner curb, in front of the taxi cabs.

GO Airport Shuttle Service leaves Midway Airport for downtown Chicago hotels every 15 minutes from Door 3 across from baggage claim.

GO Airport Shuttle Service begins at 6:00 a.m. to Midway. The last shuttle leaves Midway at 22:30.

Reservations: GO Airport Express is offering Lions Clubs International a special discount for round trip airport transfers. For questions, contact GO Airport Express at 1-888-284-3826.

• Reservations booked prior to March 31, 2017 will receive a 20% discount
• Reservations booked between April 1 and April 30, 2017 will receive a 15% discount
• Reservations booked between May 1, 2017 and the through the end of the Chicago International Convention will receive a 10% discount

To make a reservation with GO Airport Express; a major credit card is required.

For a printable Go Airport Express document, Click Here

Groups of 25 or more

For groups of 25 or more, you may consider chartering a bus for transport from the airport to your hotel. Please find a list of charter bus companies provided courtesy of Choose Chicago Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Charter Bus Contact Information

Bus Parking

For Lions who hired their own bus and want to reserve parking at McCormick Place, below is the online booking link to McCormick’s website for Bus Parking.


Bus and RV Parking is available in Lot B which is an outdoor surface parking lot located at 31st Street near Lake Shore Drive South and Moe Drive. The parking rate is a flat fee of $35 per day with in-and-out privileges. This parking lot is open throughout event hours. Overnight parking is permitted.

McCormick Place Parking Lot Map


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