Travel Planning2018-10-10T13:44:29+00:00

Travel Planning

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NEW for 2018 – purchase a parking pass for vehicles directly from the garages and lots with the National FFA rate.

  • Bus/Motor Coach Parking Pass: $75-$155 (parking rate depends on four or five -day pass and location)
    • Purchase a parking pass for a bus or motor coach through convention registration. Parking for bus or motor coach will not be sold onsite.
2018 Parking Map

Hotel Shuttles

Shuttle Pass: $40/person
Hotel Shuttle passes are available through convention registration.


CDE/LDE Shuttles

Courtesy shuttles between the Indiana Convention Center and the Indiana State Fairgrounds is provided for all registered convention and expo participants participating in CDE/LDE events at Indiana State Fairgrounds. Shuttles depart approximately every 15 minutes. Allow 20 minutes for one-way travel.

Shuttle Stops
Indiana Convention Center (Maryland Street, just west of Capitol Avenue)
Indiana State Fairgrounds (South curb lane of State Fair Main Street, north of West Pavilion)

CDE/LDE Shuttle Hours
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.*
Thursday, Oct. 25, 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.*

*Shuttles will remain available for any CDE/LDE event running late or arriving late from an off-site event

Rodeo Shuttles

Attendees of the Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo at Indiana Farmers Coliseum can purchase a round-trip shuttle pass from Indiana Convention Center to the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The shuttle pass is available through convention registration only. Shuttles depart approximately every 15 minutes. Allow 20 minutes for one-way travel.

Rodeo Shuttle Stops
Indiana Convention Center (Maryland Street, just west of Capitol Avenue)
Indiana State Fairgrounds (South curb lane of State Fair Main Street, north of West Pavilion)

Rodeo Shuttle Hours (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)
4 p.m. — 10 p.m.

Travel Discounts

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Use National FFA Convention & Expo discount code “08R0080”.

Airport Van Rental
Use National FFA Convention & Expo discount code “FFAConv18” or call 317-399-5247.

Miller Transportation
Individual or group needs (small to large). Mention event when booking. Contact: Joey LeComte 800-544-2382

Advanced Limousines
Individual or group needs (small to large). Book online or call 317-716-1201; booking code “FFA18”

Indianapolis Transportation

Downtown Indianapolis is one of the most walkable downtowns in the country. On foot, visitors can reach hundreds of restaurants and attractions from their hotel and meeting space. An expansive network of climate-controlled skywalks connecting 4,700 hotel rooms to the convention center, Lucas Oil Stadium, a four-story mall, and restaurants keep it walkable in all weather. If you need to go further, consider these services:

Airport ShuttlesGo Express offers nonstop service from Indianapolis International Airport to convenient locations near major downtown hotels and the Indiana Convention Center. This express, non-stop bus service runs every 30 minutes from 5 am-11 pm for  $12/person one way. For those staying at airport-area hotels, most provide complimentary shuttles for guests.

IndyGo – IndyGo has several public bus routes that move throughout the Indianapolis area. Coverage includes direct routes from downtown to all major shopping malls as well as many cultural destinations. IndyGo buses depart from the Julia M. Carson Transit Center at 201 E. Washington Street and include routes to the airport. Detailed route information.

Shared Ride Services – Uber and Lyft services are available in Indianapolis.

Taxi Service – Taxi service is available in Indianapolis. There is a $15 minimum charge for all fares from the airport, regardless of distance.

BlueIndy – BlueIndy is an electric car-sharing service that connects you to destinations around the city of Indianapolis, including the airport.

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