Location, Travel, and Hotel


Travel

Austin Bergstrom International Airport is 15-minutes from downtown. Taxi rates begin at $25 for one person, one way. Super Shuttle is approximately $14 one way.

Super Shuttle provides a discount for TCEA attendees when they use the code TCEA4 during the reservation process. Click here to make a reservation.

Capital Metro, Austin’s public transportation system, offers an express flyer shuttle to and from the airport and convention center for $1 each way. The shuttle runs 5:30 a.m. to midnight.

Click here for schedule and details.

Shuttle Service

Complimentary shuttle service is provided between the Austin Convention Center and the conference hotels not within walking distance on Monday, Feb. 3 through Friday, Feb. 7. The shuttle will pick up and drop off passengers at the Trinity Street side of the convention center. Click here for a list of all hotels with shuttle service indication.

Buses depart every hour and half hour during the times listed below. Please note that due to traffic, the shuttles may arrive at your hotel in between the hour and half hour. Shuttle pick-up locations are posted at each hotel on the route.

Monday, Feb. 3 6:30 a.m. 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 4 6:30 a.m. 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 5 6:30 a.m. 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 6 6:30 a.m. 11:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 7 6:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m.



Light Rail

Capital MetroRail offers comfortable and reliable passenger service to downtown Austin next to the Austin Convention Center. Nine stations are located along the 32-mile line, and all trains stop at each station. Fares run between $1 – $2 each way. For schedules and details, click here.

Parking

The Austin Convention Center has two parking garages: one at Cesar Chavez and Brazos Street (entrance on Brazos), the other located between 4th and 5th Street (entrance on 5th Street). Parking is approximately $9 per vehicle per day depending on length of time.

Additional parking has been secured at the Hyatt Regency. Attendees commuting may park here and ride the shuttle to avoid downtown parking.

0-4 hours: $6.00
4-7 hours: $13.00
7+ hours: $19.00

Hotel


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Housing is now closed.

TCEA secured room blocks at specially-discounted rates for attendees; however, the last day to make reservations through TCEA was January 10. The following hotels have extended their special rates. Please contact them directly to make your reservation.

Four Seasons Austin
98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 478-4500
Rate: $243

This list will be updated as hotels provide additional discounted rooms.

Use this link to make changes to an existing reservation.

Deposit and Taxes
A credit card is required to secure all reservations. All rates are subject to a 9 percent lodging tax if you are tax exempt, 15 percent if you are not tax exempt. Your credit card will be charged for any cancellation fees by the housing bureau if you cancel on or after October 9, 2013. See the cancellation policy below.

Changes/Cancellations/Refunds
Changes and cancellations may be made online using the reservation acknowledgement number. Beginning Oct. 9, 2013, a $50 cancellation/processing fee will be charged to all reservations cancelled. There is no penalty for changing hotels within the designated convention hotel list, name(s) on a reservation, arrival or departure dates. Beginning Jan.11, 2014, a cancellation fee in the amount of one nights room and tax will be charged if you cancel your reservation. Cancelling directly with the hotels will not waive any housing cancellation policies or fees. Please direct questions to the housing bureau at rcurran@austintexas.org or 1 866 645 0605.