Travel

Louisville International Airport – SDF

Just 10 minutes from downtown, Louisville International Airport is a low-fare airport that draws travelers from across the Kentucky and Southern Indiana region. The airport offers nonstop service to 23 destinations and convenient connections to cities worldwide. The airport accommodated almost 3.4 million passengers in 2015.

Ground Transportation from SDF to Louisville Marriott Downtown

The VRA 33 Conference hotel, the Louisville Marriott Downtown, is located in downtown Louisville and easily accessible by several ground transportation options.

Bus:

  • The public bus service is provided by the Transit Authority of River City (TARC). The one-way fare from SDF is $2.50 ($1.30 discount fare for all seniors 65+ and individuals with disabilities).
  • There is a TARC bus line that connects downtown Louisville to the Louisville International Airport 7 days a week. Route 2- Second Street starts at the airport terminal and stops at West Jefferson and South 5th  It is a four-minute walk from the stop to the Louisville Marriott Downtown.

Taxi and Ridesharing Companies

  • Cabs are available at the traffic island on the left of the taxi stand.
  • Estimated taxi fare: $18.00 USD  (one way)

Getting to the Louisville Marriott Downtown by Car

From Lexington:
I-64 west to 3rd Street/River Road exit. Stay in left lane of exit ramp. To go to registration or valet parking, Turn left at the third light on Market Street.

From Cincinnati:
I-71 to I-65 south to Jefferson Street. Go straight on Jefferson Street. Registration and valet parking are on Jefferson while the main parking garage is on the south side of the building on W Liberty Street. — take this to 2nd Street. Take the next right onto W Jefferson Street.  Hotel registration and valet parking is an immediate right on Jefferson Street while the main parking garage is on the south side of the building on W Liberty Street.

From Indianapolis:
I-65 south to Jefferson Street exit. Go straight on Jefferson Street. Registration and valet parking are on Jefferson while the main parking garage is on the south side of the building on W Liberty Street.

From St. Louis:
I-64 east to exit 4, Downtown Roy Wilkins Avenue. Turn left at traffic light at end of exit ramp. Will be Market Street — take this to 2nd Street. Take the next right onto W Jefferson Street.  Hotel registration and valet parking is an immediate right on Jefferson Street while the main parking garage is on the south side of the building on W Liberty Street.

From I-65 South:
Take Brook Street, exit 136B. Take Brook Street to Jefferson Street. Make left onto Jefferson Street. Registration and valet parking are on Jefferson while the main parking garage is on the south side of the building on W Liberty Street.

Hotel Parking:

  • On-site parking: discounted rate of $16/day
  • Valet parking, fee: $32.00 daily
  • Parking is below ground on hotel property; in/out privileges are included.
  • Parking is also available in lots near the hotel for $5-$15/day

Getting to the Louisville Marriott Downtown by Intercity Bus

  • Megabus has a stop in downtown Louisville at SW Corner of W Liberty St and S 5th St. The Louisville Marriott Downtown is 10-15 minute walk heading east on W Jefferson.