Travel Information


Air Transportation 

Chicago O’Hare International Airport – approx. 16.5 miles from the Palmer House Hilton.  It is one of the busiest airports in the country.  O’Hare has been voted as the “Best Airport in North America” for 14 consecutive years by Global Traveler.  For more information on terminals, dining options, and other amenities click here.

Midway International Airport – approx. 12.5 miles from the Palmer House Hilton.  Originally named the Chicago Municipal Airport, it was renamed to honor the Battle of Midway in 1942.  For more information on terminals, dining options and other amenities, click here.

APsaA’s Travel Discount Codes 

Delta Airlines 

Book online and provide the meeting event code NMRXH.


United Airlines 

Book online and provide the promotion code ZF3T780428.

Go Airport Express
Book online or call (773) 247-1200 to set up your discounted ride.  Use meeting code APA. Shared one way trips are approximately $32 from O’Hare and $26 from Midway. 

Call Amtrak’s reservation office at (800) 872-7245 for a 10% discount on travel to/from Chicago-Union Station.  Ask to speak to the operator and give them convention fare code X53H-999.  Please note you must set up your travel by a phone call.  This discount cannot be applied to tickets purchased online.

Ground Transportation from Airport
Taxi: Cabs are available from the ground transportation locations of each airport. Fare from O’Hare to the Palmer House is about $40. The ride is about 35 minutes. Fare from Midway to the Palmer House is about $30. The ride is about 25 minutes. Tip (customarily 20%) is additional.

Uber or Lyft
Download the 
Uber or Lyft app and set up your account. Once you land, exit on the arrivals level. Request a ride, pinning your location as the terminal and door number so that your driver can find you. The app will give you a fare estimate. You will be able to choose between sharing a ride with another passenger using UberPOOL Or LyftLINE (cheaper, but takes a bit longer to arrive at destination) or UberX or Lyft (a private car). Since your payment information is stored in your app, the cost of your ride is simply charged to your account. For first-time Lyft users, use code NEWUSER10 for $5 off your first 2 rides. For first-time Uber users, use HIFREERIDE for up to $15 off your first ride.

Public Transportation 

From O’Hare, take the Blue Line 18 stops (40 min) to Monroe Station and walk 2 minutes. From Midway, take the Orange Line to Harold-Washington Library-State/Van Buren Station 8 stops (24 min) and walk 7 minutes. For the most up to date options, please download the Google Maps app to plan your trip.

L Train fares are usually $2.50 and transfers are $0.25. However, at O’Hare, L Train fare is $5. . CTA vending machines are available at the airport and at train stations.  Click here for more CTA fare information.

If you will be traveling by train frequently, we recommend purchasing a 7 Day Unlimited Pass for $28.

Palmer House Hilton Hotel Parking
Regular Sized Vehicles
            On-site self-parking, 24 hours                    $55
            Off-site self-parking, 24 hours                    $46
            Valet Parking, 24 hours                                $82