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Travel Discounts

American and Delta Airlines are the official carriers of the AAR and SBL Annual Meetings and Avis is the preferred rental car supplier. For the benefit of our conference attendees, a discount is available and is valid a few days before and after the Annual Meetings end, depending on carrier. To take advantage of these special discounted fares, you can call or make reservations directly through their respective websites listed below. Discounts do not apply to certain restricted fares and exclude sale fare inventories.

Carrier Phone Number Website Discount Code
American Airlines 1-800-433-1790 www.aa.com/group 84N3AC
Delta Airlines 1-800-328-1111 www.delta.com NMFTM
Avis Car Rental 1-800-331-1600 www.avis.com B136001

Transportation in Baltimore

Light Rail

Light Rail service is available to go downtown, but your hotel might not be along the direct route. Many passengers will have to transfer to the Charm City Circulator or walk some distance after riding the Light Rail. Please refer to the hotel map for reference and contact your hotel if you have any questions.

To get to the Baltimore Convention Center from the airport using the Light Rail, follow signs down to ground transportation and baggage claim. The Light Rail station is located immediately outside the lower level of the terminal building, adjacent to Concourse E. You will proceed to door #19 and the Light Rail picks up outside. You may purchase tickets at the vending station just outside door #19. A one way ticket is $1.60. Do not purchase a round trip ticket, as it expires within 24 hours. You will take either line to the Convention Center stop. The Baltimore Convention Center is on your right and the Hilton Hotel is on the left.

For schedules, maps, fare details, or other general information, call 410-539-5000 or go to mta.maryland.gov/light-rail.

Monday–Friday, 6:00 AM–11:00 PM
Saturday, 7:00 AM–11:00 PM
Sunday and Holidays, 11:00 AM–7:00 PM

Charm City Circulator

For more information, go to http://www.charmcitycirculator.com/content/about. Service is approximately every ten to fifteen minutes. The Circulator has an app that is available for your iPhone, iPad, and Android phone. Stay up to date with route status and mobile maps.

Monday–Thursday, 6:30 AM–8:00 PM
Friday, 6:30 AM–12:00 AM
Saturday, 9:00 AM–12:00 AM
Sunday, 9:00 AM–8:00 PM


The taxi stand is located just outside of the baggage claim area of the Lower Level of the BWI Marshall terminal. Please note that this service is available from BWI Marshall only. For cab service to BWI Marshall, one suggestion is Checker Cab (410-685-1212). BWI Marshall taxis are prohibited from charging flat rates. For more information, call 410-859-1100 or visit www.bwiairporttaxi.com. An average fare to the Inner Harbor is $35.

Shared-Ride Vans

The AAR and SBL are partnering with two airport shuttle companies this year. Super Shuttle offers 24 hour service and has counters at the airport located at lower level baggage claims 1 and 10. GO Airport Express tracks arriving passenger’s flights and passenger are met at curbside. Service with GO is not available 12:00 AM–3:00 AM.

Super Shuttle

Airport Shared Ride Discount Exclusive Van Discount
BWI $14 one way $5 off one way
$26 round trip $12 off round trip
IAD/DCA $2 off one way $5 off one way
$5 off round trip $12 off round trip

To receive your group discount, make your roundtrip reservation by clicking the link and following the steps below:*


  • Click on "Book Online" on top left hand side of page
  • Provide the requested information; include one way or round trip service, your name, flight details (to and from the airport), and a local contact phone #
  • Provide the hotel's name
  • Provide a credit card for payment
  • Print your confirmation page (or you can e-mail it to yourself)

You may also call 1-800-258-3826 to make reservations. Please make sure to mention the group code: YH99H.

*The Discount will not be applied if this information is not provided to reservation agent.

GO Airport Shuttle

Airport and Train Station Ground Transportation Fare Special: GO Airport Shuttle is offering discount rides to and/or from your Baltimore hotel and the Convention Center. They serve BWI Airport/Amtrak, Penn Station Baltimore, Reagan National Airport, Dulles Airport, and Washington Union Station. For phone and web discount details, click here.

If you would prefer to reserve directly from www.theairportshuttle.com, enter "AAR&SBL" in the Booking Code/Rider ID box, then click the GO button.

You may also call them directly at 800-776-0323 or 410-381-2722, press 2, and say "My profile number is 165289."

*Please note that hours are subject to change. Please check with the restaurant prior to dining to ensure that no changes have been made since this information was posted in this publication.


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