SuperShuttle offers a shared ride service from the Hilton Minneapolis to the airport for $15.00 each way or $24 round trip. Advance reservations are required for departures from the Hilton. Please call 800-827-7777 or 612-713-7488 or visit groups.supershuttle.com/aci.html to make a reservation. Please note that the SuperShuttle may make additional stops at other hotels, which may delay your anticipated arrival time.
The approximate fare for a taxi to and from the Hilton & Minneapolis Convention Center is approximately $40 to $50 U.S. each way. Note: A $6.75 fare will be displayed on the taxi cab and meter at the onset of your trip. This fee includes a $2.50 flag drop and a $4.25 airport access fee.
Hertz is the official car rental agency for the ACI Spring 2013 Convention. Receive discounts on upgrades, weekly rentals, and weekend rentals. To make advance reservations, call 800-654-3131 or visit www.hertz.com. Provide the Group Code 1993380 when making your reservation.
Explore the City by Bike—Try Nice Ride
The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are home to hundreds of miles of on-street bike lanes, boulevards, and dedicated paths. Simply take a bike when you need one and return it to any station in the system when you arrive at your destination. Visit www.niceridemn.org for pricing information and to learn more!
Light Rail Transit
Trains run every 10 minutes during peak hours and typically every 10 to 15 minutes at other times of the day.* From the airport, trains can take you to the Mall of America in about 12 minutes and to the Warehouse District in downtown Minneapolis in about 25 minutes. If you have a layover and plan to take the train away from the airport, please allow time to travel and return. The Hilton & Minneapolis Convention Center can be accessed from the Nicollet Mall Stop.
*While trains run 24 hours a day between terminals, times between trains can be anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes between the hours of 10:30 pm and 5:00 am. Be sure to check the light rail schedule at www.metrotransit.org if you plan to use this service during these hours.
- Tickets are sold at ticket machines at the rail stations.
- Fares are between $1.75 and $2.25, depending on the time of day.
- Reduced fares are available for seniors, children, and persons with disabilities.
- For more information, visit the Metro Transit website at www.metrotransit.org/light-rail.
- No ticket is needed to travel between airport terminal stations.
In-and-out valet parking is available at the Hilton Minneapolis entrance for $23.00 per day. Self-parking is available for $13 per day at 11th St. and 2nd Avenue. In-and-out privileges are available in this lot.
Downtown Minneapolis Skyways
The Minneapolis Skyway system is a collection of interlinked enclosed pedestrian walkways that connect several buildings in downtown Minneapolis including the Minneapolis Convention Center and the Hilton Hotel.
Nicollet Mall Free Bus
Look for buses marked "FreeRide" and pay no fare when boarding along Nicollet Mall. You'll have an easy ride between the convention center and the Hiawatha light rail line. FreeRide buses are available seven days a week from 5:00 am to 1:00 am. Pay 50¢ if you ride within the Downtown Zone on any other bus along Nicollet Mall.