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At AASPA's 86  
Annual Conference

October 15-18, 2024   Seattle, WA


With everything from unrivaled natural beauty and world-class attractions to major sports teams, a thriving arts and culture scene, and beyond, there’s something for everyone in Seattle.


Rental Cars

All car rental companies providing service at SEA Airport are located in the off-site car-rental facility. Dedicated shuttle buses run 24/7 to pick up passengers outside baggage claim at the north and south ends of the main terminal. If you prefer to enjoy the city using public transit when first arriving, car rentals are available at multiple downtown Seattle locations

Taxis, Limos, Town Cars & Ride Sharing

At SEA Airport, taxis and ride-sharing companies are available on the third floor of the parking garage. One-way rides between the airport and downtown range from $40-$55. To arrange for a limo, town car or taxi ride in advance, use any of the travelers’ information boards in baggage claim or visit the ground transportation information booth on the third floor of the parking garage

In downtown Seattle, LyftUber, and metered taxis offer in-city transportation from local drivers. All rides can be scheduled using smartphone apps.


Paid street parking and parking garages, both covered and outdoor, provide visitors with ample options when driving into downtown.

You can find convenient and affordable parking garages at or through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservations app. With SpotHero, search for daily, weekly, or monthly parking facilities and enjoy the convenience of booking a parking spot at your destination ahead of time, ensuring you have a space when you arrive

AASPA does not provide or pay for transportation to the conference.


Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

Seattle - Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is the primary commercial airport serving the Seattle Metropolitan Area. SEA Airport is home to 31 airlines serving domestic and international destinations. The airport is just minutes from downtown Seattle and centralized distribution centers.​

Link Light Rail

Sound Transit’s Link light rail makes trips from Angle Lake Station to the Northgate through downtown Seattle making 16 stops along the way, including downtown Seattle and SEA Airport. Trains arrive every 8 to 15 minutes, depending on the time of day, and take about 40 minutes to travel between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Westlake Station in downtown Seattle.

Adult Fare: $2.25–$3.50

Click HERE for full schedule and more information. 

Seattle Center Monorail

The iconic Seattle Center Monorail travels between Westlake Center in downtown and Seattle Center at the base of Queen Anne hill. Trains depart every 10 minutes and the trip takes only 2 minutes each way. Schedules, information and FAQs are on the Seattle Center Monorail website.

Fare: $3.00 (one way; ORCA cards accepted)

Bike & Scooter Sharing

Seattle is a bike and scooter-friendly city. If you’re visiting, it’s easy to find a ride no matter where you are. Open your Uber app and select the ‘2-Wheels’ option from the top menu to quickly and easily reserve a nearby Lime bike or scooter for $1, plus varying rates per minute. All rentals are dockless and include an electric assist that provides a boost up to 15mph.


Or try VEO‘s Cosmo-e bike, suitable for a range of physical abilities and preferences. The Cosmo-e provides users with the option of pedaling or using the throttle to get where they need to go.


Electric scooters also dot the streets of Seattle, adding an alternative way to move through the city. Keep an eye out for options from BirdLINKWHEELS, and SPIN to enjoy this unique app-based mode of transportation.


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