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Travel & Transportation

National Conference in Kansas City • Oct. 25-28, 2023


We wish you safe travels on your journey to the National Conference

Please note that NSTA will not provide shuttle service between conference hotels and the convention center.


Book Your Flight

NSTA is pleased to partner with United Airlines to offer discounted fares to conference attendees. Save Up to 10% on applicable classes of service for tickets purchased prior to the conference by using one of the options below.

United Airlines
US & Canada
United States and Canada

Call the United Meetings Reservations Desk at 800-426-1122, Monday-Friday

Outside the US & Canada

Call your professional travel agency or book online.


Getting Around Kansas City

Connectivity drives Kansas City’s thriving crossroads culture. Whether by foot, bike, bus, or streetcar-getting there is half the fun.




Transportation to/from the Airport

Kansas City International Airport

Distance From KCCC: 20 Miles

Phone Number: +1 816-243-5237

Passengers can get to and from Kansas City International Airport in plenty of ways.

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KC Streetcar

Ride the KC Streetcar for free along the River Market on the north end to Union Station and Crown Center on the south and connects all the downtown neighborhoods with 16 platform stops and 2 miles of track. The KC Streetcar can be accessed at 14th and Main, just two blocks east of the Kansas City Convention & Entertainment Facilities. The KC Streetcar operates daily with the following hours and is free to ride:

Monday – Thursday: 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Friday: 6:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Saturday: 7:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Sunday: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM

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Bikes & e-Bikes

Pedal-powered or electric-assisted, the RideKC system has the right method of transit no matter where your journey begins and ends.

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Kansas City offers several bus systems. There is a public bus system as well as the new bus rapid transit line that connects the River Market, Downtown, Crossroads Art District, Crown Center and the Country Club Plaza. All fares are free through 2023!

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Taxi & Car Services

Taxi and car services are available throughout the city. Taxi stands are located at all major hotels, shopping and entertainment districts.


Download the apps and find rides on the go using these active services in the metro.

Lyft App Store Google Play
Uber App Store Google Play
zTrip App Store Google Play

Travelers with Disabilities

Accessing Kansas City has never been easier. Browse a list of visitor-friendly resources to make your stay in Kansas City a comfortable one.

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