Parking & Directions

Getting to McCormick Place is easy and convenient. There are three main parking lots on the McCormick Place campus. All are in close proximity and walking distance to the convention complex. Get directions and parking information on the McCormick Place website.

Hotel Shuttle

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service will be provided during show days September 10 - 15, 2018, to and from the official show hotels and McCormick South and East Buildings. Shuttle schedule and pick-up points are subject to change. Be sure to check the official IMTS hotel lobby signs when you arrive in Chicago for current information and updates.

Shuttle Bus and Tram Schedule

Ground Transportation to/from Airport

Go Airport Express is the premier airport shuttle provider for Chicago's O'Hare and Midway Airports and Convention Centers. They offer efficient and economical shared ride services, express luxury sedans and limo services as well as a complete line of charter vehicle services. Shuttles depart from O'Hare and Midway Airports every 10-15 minutes for Downtown Chicago and Suburban Chicago area Hotels.

Dates Discount Rate
July 1 - September 1 15% Discount
September 2 - September 20 10% Discount


South Gate 3 & North Gate 20 - Departures are every 30 minutes

  • Tuesday, September 11 - Saturday, September 15: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Click here to get 20% off airport shuttle rides today!

O'Hare & Midway Airport Promotions

Traveling as an IMTS participant comes with a few extra perks at O’Hare and Midway airports in Chicago! Simply show your IMTS 2018 badge (or your printed IMTS 2018 Registration Confirmation) at participating locations within the airports, and receive a 10% discount off any purchase!

Details & Participating Retail Locations

Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line Station & METRA Rail Connection

Click to see full size image: Metra McCormick to O'Hare  |  Metra McCormick to Midway

McCormick Place is now connected to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) via both city bus and elevated train or “L” for elevated. The CTA Green Line stops at Cermak-McCormick Place. Located at the intersection of Cermak Road and State Street, just two blocks (0.15 mile) from the northwest corner of the McCormick Place West Building.

Located on Level 2.5 of the Grand Concourse in the South Building, the METRA Electric commuter railroad provides direct service within seven minutes to and from downtown Chicago.

Green Line Station Info  |  Route Diagram & Guide  |  CTA Fares & Tickets  |  Metra Rail Info

Divvy Bike Rentals

Use Chicago’s bike-share program, Divvy Bikes, to rent a bike whenever you need. There is a bike station at McCormick Place and three others within 0.15 mile.
Great for quick trips!

How it Works  |  Pricing

Uber, Lyft, CHICABS & Arro

Be sure to download these ridesharing apps for affordable alternatives to taking a cab with multiple pickup locations around McCormick Place. For CHICABS, download “Curb” from your favorite App Store.

Renting Scooters/Wheelchairs

Scootaround is proud to be the exclusive provider of mobility solutions at McCormick Place. Through their on-site location – in the Baggage/Coat Check area, near Gate 4 of the Grand Concourse, on the Main Level – you can rent mobility scooters, wheelchairs and oxygen equipment during IMTS.

While Scootaround will make every effort to accommodate all needs, you are encouraged to reserve in advance! To reserve your equipment call toll free 1-888-441-7575 or go to Visa and MasterCard are accepted for all rentals.